Sumi Sevilla Haru has been elected president of the Assn. of Asian Pacific American Artists — an organization established to promote realistic images and balanced portrayals of Asian Pacific Americans. Haru is the performing arts coordinator for the City of Los Angeles’ Cultural Affairs Dept.

In a statement, Haru said, “It is time for the AAPAA to take more forceful steps to create balance and access to employment opportunities both in front of and behind the cameras.”

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