As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Young China Watchers and the Latinx China Network (LACHINET) hosted a conversation with Congressman Joaquin Castro about elevating Latinx voices within the American foreign policy establishment and what U.S. foreign policy interests are in the context of a rising China.
Ann Listerud (LACHINET & YCW) and Joshua Cartwright (YCW)
The Latinx China Network (LACHINET) connects Latinx or Caribbean students and professionals focused on China, and amplifies Latinx and Caribbean voices in China studies.
About Joaquin Castro:
Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) represents Texas’ 20th district in the U.S. House of Representatives. Serving his fifth term, Rep. Castro is a member of on the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, the House Foreign Affairs Committee, serves as Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations, and Global Corporate Social Impact, and is the immediate past Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Rep. Castro also founded the Congressional Pre-K Caucus, the U.S.-Japan Caucus, and the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN. Before Congress, Rep. Castro graduated from Stanford University and Harvard Law School, and served five terms in the Texas Legislature.
Cover image courtesy of: David Seibold via Flickr
Video edited by: Joshua Cartwright