Op-ed: Asians add diversity to the Statehouse


In May, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islanders’ contributions to our community. Asian Americans are the single most diverse demographic in Massachusetts. They are also the fastest growing demographic with a population of 349,768, according to the United States 2010 Census. This is a 46.9 percent increase from 2000 to 2010 and represents 5.3 percent of the population. Continue reading