KEYNOTE SPEAKER • Toshiko Grace Hasegawa

Toshiko Grace Hasegawa: 
Toshikowas appointed by Governor Jay Inslee as Executive Director of the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs in October 2018. Previously, she served as the Communications Manager and King County’s Office of Law Enforcement Oversight.  Toshiko worked to inform and engage the public to improve systems of police accountability at the Sheriff’s Office. Toshiko has worked legislative government at the federal, state, and county levels where she collaboratively helped pass policies related to immigration, labor trafficking, police accountability and criminal justice reform.   Toshiko is a 4th-generation Seattleite. She graduated from Seattle University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and Spanish. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree.Toshiko also served as President of Seattle Japanese American Citizens League.