Tuesday, December 20, 2022

State Senator Dave Min from California 37th District


State Senator Dave Min

c/o District Office 

2151 Michelson Dr. Suite 258

Irvine, CA  92612

Dear State Senator Min,

My name is Matt Winick, an Asian American from Ann Arbor, Michigan and I have a strong interest in learning history including social justice. In these subjects, I like to learn the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, expand on social justice to make communities better, and many others.  State Senator Min, the main reason I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your work as Member of the California State Senate from the 37th district to be very inspiring to me. 

In your current role as Member of the California State Senate from the 37th district, I truly appreciate on how you were a strong supporter of civil rights by advocating for people with disabilities, supporting funds for women including minorities businesses to help them compete in the economy, and working with members of the California state legislatures to expand on laws to combat against hate-crimes to help protect minorities including people who are different.  On the economy, I liked on how you supported expansion of jobs training programs to help train workers including youth to develop or improve on work skills to help them prepare for the work force and heavily advocate for the need to raise the minimum wage to help assist minimum wage workers afford to live.  Supporting funds for renewable energy resources to make them safe for people to use, encouraging businesses including industries to use energy efficient products to help reduce high energy cost while reduce pollution, and working to provide funds to improve city services along with government services to help clean parks, water resources, and coastal areas to make them safe for people to use. During the COViD-19 pandemic, I like on how you worked to with members of California State legislature to push for funds to local businesses along with small businesses including food services to help them keep in business while provide with with COVID-19 safety tools, working to expand unemployment benefits to workers who lost their job due to no fault of their own or people who can’t work due to COVID-19, and supporting better funding to provide COVID-19 testings including masks along with COVID-19 vaccine distribution to communities including people who are low-income. On education, I like on how you support funds to improve special education to help students with disabilities get accommodations they need to learn, work on providing laptops to students who come from low income families or students with disabilities to help them do remote learning, and implement more tutoring services to assist students with getting help on their assignments from tutors.  Another thing that I like about your work in the California State Senate is how you support funds to help repair historical sites including attractions to make learning a better tool while improve tourism, be a strong advocate for the need for affordable housing to help assist people who are low income or who can’t afford to live get shelter, and work to expand better funds for health care for people with autism spectrum or people with disabilities to get help on getting access to health care.  Also I like on how you use your role as an Asian American to help the Asian American community by advocating for Asian Americans including Asian American with disabilities’ rights, supporting funds to help repair the Asian American community, working with the Asian American community to help restore or preserve their history, and supporting educational awareness to help educate people about Asian American culture.

State Senator Min, I have autism with a learning disability. Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased.  Your commitment to be a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability.  Also being an Asian American with a disability is difficult for me due to some Asians including some Asian Americans get judgmental about me having disability and how they believe that I don’t meet their standards.  Your role as an Asian American and supporting along with advocating for Asian American with disabilities’ rights helps give me some confidence about being an Asian American when I face different challenges. Your role as Member of the California State Senate from the 37th district helps give me motivation to continue to learn history including social justice. My future goal is to someday work in these areas to help emphasize the need to make civil rights stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, improve social justice to make communities a better place, and many others.  My letter is a gift to you for inspiring me and for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month May to recognize Asian Americans who work hard to make a great difference for society. 

I strongly believe that you are making a great difference for society. I’m very proud on how you are working hard to support civil rights, protect the environment, find some solutions to help people during the pandemic, and many others.  You truly inspire me to work hard on my disability, learn more about your work, learn different subjects, and try to be confident about being an Asian American when there are challenges. Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, working hard to make a great difference, and inspiring me. Please continue to make a great impact on society.


Matt Winick


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