For immediate release: April 7, 2022
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Washington, D.C. — Today, the United States Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Jackson will serve as the first Black woman Supreme Court Justice.
Sung Yeon Choimorrow, Executive Director of National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) released the following statement:
“NAPAWF is thrilled to celebrate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the highest court in the land. She is an exceptional jurist with a breadth of experience and a demonstrated pattern of excellence over the course of her accomplished career. Judge Jackson’s historical confirmation is a meaningful step to ensuring that the highest court in the land is closer to reflecting the diversity of our country. We applaud President Biden for this historical confirmation.”
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The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) is the only multi-issue, progressive, community organizing and policy advocacy organization for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women and girls in the U.S. NAPAWF’s mission is to build collective power so that all AAPI women and girls can have full agency over our lives, our families, and our communities.