OEMA Convention Activities

Congresswoman Grace Napolitano Featured Keynote Speaker at Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) 19th Annual Invitational Breakfast

The Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs in collaboration with the Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) hosted CEMA’s 19th Annual Invitational Breakfast on August 6, 2011. The breakfast theme, Psychology and Racial/Ethnic Mental Health Disparities: Engaging the Public Policy Debate, focused on Congress’ efforts to address mental health disparities among communities of color. The well-attended breakfast featured a keynote address presented by Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, who represents the 38th Congressional District of California. Congresswoman Napolitano was introduced by APA President Melba J. T. Vasquez, PhD. Remarks were also given by a representative from the Congressional Tri-Caucus, Krystal Ka’ai.