Sheng Thao biography: 13 things about Oakland, California's 51st mayor

Asia Sheng Thao is a Hmong American politician from Oakland, California, United States. Here are 13 more things about her: Her parents are refugees...

November 26, 2022
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Asia Sheng Thao is a Hmong American politician from Oakland, California, United States. Here are 13 more things about her: Her parents are refugees from Laos. She attended Mills College in Oakland and earned her bachelor's degree in legal studies from the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California. When her son was an infant, they were homeless and they lived in her car to escape domestic violence.  From 2008 to July 2010, she worked for Merritt College in Oakland as a research and planning assistant.

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