Ange Hwang (Center), founder and executive director of Asian Media Access, received the Living Legends award on June 19 for her longstanding contributions to Minnesota’s Asian community from Urban Financial Services president L. Diane Evans (L) and Michelle Rooks (R), national conference committee chairperson.


Ange Hwang, who has 25 years of experience in the area of the media arts, founded AMA in 1992 with the mission of connecting the disconnected as a means of combating anti-Asian bias in the mainstream media and finding innovative ways for Asian Americans to increase their participation in the media. The Urban Financial Services Coalition, the nation’s pre-eminent organization for minority financial services industry professionals, held its national conference in Minneapolis at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis from June 18-22.


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