Photo of Betty Yee with city of San Francisco in background. The great seal of the state of California.

Photo Album

SEPTEMBER

Asian Heritage Awards

Ms. Yee attended the 9th Annual Asian Heritage Awards hosted by the Asian Heritage Society in San Diego.

Women's Empowerment Conference

Ms. Yee had the pleasure of addressing attendees at the annual Women's Empowerment Conference hosted by California Women Lead.

APAPA Voters Education and Candidates Forum

Ms. Yee participated at the 11th Annual Voters Education and Candidates Forum hosted by the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association.

AUGUST

Vietnamese American Center's 1st Annual Gala Dinner

Ms. Yee served as the keynote speaker at the 1st Annual Gala Dinner of the Vietnamese American Center in San Diego.

American Chinese Cultural Exchange and Trading Association Opening Celebration

Ms. Yee was honored with the Community Service Award at the Opening Celebration of the American Chinese Cultural Exchange and Trading Association in San Francisco.

Stonewall Democrats 6th Annual HERO Awards

Ms. Yee served as the Honorary Chairwoman of the Stonewall Democrats 6th Annual HERO Awards in Los Angeles.

Central Coast Trip

Ms. Yee travelled through the central counties of the First Equalization District, meeting with community leaders and chambers of commerce, including the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce.

JULY

Bai Lu Art Exhibition

Ms. Yee hosted an art exhibition showcasing the traditional paintings of Chinese artist Bai Lu inside the Great Hall of the State of California building in San Francisco.

JUNE

Public Hearing on Nonprofit Hospitals

Ms. Yee, with Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan and others, discussed the proposed closure of San Leandro Hospital in Alameda County during a public hearing.

Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) 8th Annual Capitol Internship, Scholarship Fundraiser, and Installation Gala

Ms. Yee presented San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee with the APAPA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dragon Boat Festival

Ms. Yee attended the 2012 Dragon Boat Festival sponsored by the Chinese Herb Trade Association in Oakland.

Alice B. Toklas PRIDE Breakfast

Ms. Yee attended the Annual PRIDE Breakfast of the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club during the 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration.

Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute (APALI) 15th Anniversary Benefit Gala

Ms. Yee attended the 15th Anniversary Benefit Gala of APALI in Santa Clara.

Asian Pacific American Leadership Project (APALP) Training Seminar

Ms. Yee joined local and statewide elected officials during a training seminar sponsored by APALP – Civic Engagement and Asian Pacific American Political Empowerment — in South San Francisco.

MAY

Niles Rotary Club Address

Ms. Yee addressed members of the Niles Rotary Club about state budget challenges facing California and the South Bay economy.

Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) 2012 Tax Practitioners' Conference

Ms. Yee addressed attendees of the LACBA 2012 Tax Practitioners' Conference in Los Angeles.

Orange County Labor Federation (OCLF) 12th Annual Solidarity Leadership Awards

Ms. Yee joined activists and public officials at the 12th Annual Solidarity Leadership Awards of the OCLF in Anaheim.

Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) 5th Annual Stockton Civic Town Hall Forum

Ms. Yee addressed attendees of the 5th Annual Stockton Civic Town Hall Forum hosted by APAPA Central Valley, encouraging the civic engagement and participation of the API community.

California Teachers Association (CTA) Legislative Reception

Ms. Yee joined educators and public officials at the Legislative Reception hosted by CTA in Sacramento.

2012 Four Freedoms Awards Dinner

Ms. Yee attended the 2012 Four Freedoms Awards Dinner of the Stonewall Democratic Club of Greater Sacramento.

Emerge California 10th Anniversary Event

Ms. Yee joined community leaders and public officials at the 10th Anniversary Event of Emerge California.

My Sister's House 11th Annual Gala

Ms. Yee was proud to support My Sister's House at their the 11th Annual Gala – Stop! In the name of LOVE! – at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento.

APRIL

Asian Pacific Islander's California Action Network (APIsCAN) Annual Gala

Ms. Yee was honored with the Policy Impact Award at the APIsCAN Annual Gala in Sacramento.

MARCH

Cal Alumni Association – 144th Charter Gala

A Golden Bear alumnus of the University of California Berkeley, Ms. Yee attended its 144th Charter Gala to celebrate the contributions of Cal's alumni and extend best wishes to Chancellor Robert Birgeneau who will be stepping down as Chancellor and resuming teaching on the Cal Berkeley campus at the end of this year.

Yee Family Association Dinners

Ms. Yee celebrated the Chinese New Year with two traditional Chinese banquets hosted by her family associations in San Francisco: the Yee Shew Yan Benevolent Association Spring Gala on March 3 and the Yee Fung Toy Family Association Spring Banquet on March 18.

5th Annual 48th District Women’s History Month Reception

Ms. Yee was humbled to be honored by Assemblymember Mike Davis on March 23rd at his Fifth Annual 48th District Women’s History Month Reception at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles.

Contra Costa County Commission for Women – 2012 Hall of Fame Dinner

Ms. Yee was honored to deliver the keynote address during the Contra Costa Commission for Women’s 11th Annual Hall of Fame Awards Dinner on March 22. Ms. Yee had the opportunity to meet with Betty Dukes, the plaintiff in the largest sex discrimination case in United States history, Dukes v. Wal-Mart.

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles – Center for Young Women Reception

On March 19, Ms. Yee addressed members of the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles – Center for Young Women.

CalTax "Breakfast with the BOE"

On March 13, Ms. Yee attended the "Breakfast with the BOE" hosted by the California Taxpayers Association.

Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) Latina History Day Conference

Ms. Yee was honored to attend the 21st Latina History Day Conference hosted by Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) on March 9 in Los Angeles.

UCLA Bruin Belles Service Association – Women’s Leadership Day

On March 8, Ms. Yee addressed participants at the Women’s Leadership Day hosted by the University of California, Los Angeles – Bruin Belles Service Association.

EQCA Sacramento Equality Awards

A lifetime ally of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, Ms. Yee attended the Sacramento Equality Awards hosted by Equality California (EQCA) on March 5.

"Occupy the Capitol" Student Rally

On March 5, students, educators and concerned citizens rallied at the State Capitol in Sacramento in support of public education and investments in public services benefiting our state's economy.

FEBRUARY

Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles Board Meeting

Ms. Yee was honored to address the Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles during their monthly board meeting on February 21.

Cal Asian Chamber – "Doing Business in China"

Ms. Yee addressed attendees of the economic conference – "China, the Next Gold Rush" – co-hosted by the California Asian Chamber of Commerce and the University of California Davis Graduate School of Management on February 16 in Davis.

JANUARY

CalTax Open House

On January 18, Ms. Yee attended the annual Open House of the California Taxpayers Association in Sacramento.

2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast

On January 16, Ms. Yee celebrated the distinguished legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with host, the San Francisco Labor Council, at its annual breakfast in Dr. King’s honor in San Francisco.

Chinese-American Elected Officials – 2012 New Year Mixer & Officer Installation

Ms. Yee attended the Chinese-American Elected Official's (CEO) 2012 New Year Mixer and Officer Installation Ceremony on January 15 at the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena.

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