AAPI Clearinghouse

As a collaborative project, the vision of the AAPI Clearinghouse is to educate and empower Asian-American political engagement across the country.

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OCA Dismayed in Reversal of White House Affirmative Action Guidance

Washington, DC – OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates released the following statement in reaction to the reversal of the current Affirmative Action guidance by the Trump Administration, a non-binding guidance for educational institutions: This Administration completely ignores the reality of...

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AAAFund’s 19th Annual Reception

On Wednesday, June 27, more than 50 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders and allies gathered at DC’s Abigail Lounge for AAAFund’s 19th Annual Reception. Funny or Die and (RUN)’s Brad Jenkins made keynote remarks. Guest speakers Representative...

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Apply for the next EMILY’s List training in Houston!

Are you a pro-choice Democratic woman thinking about running for office? We’re partnering with EMILY’s List on the upcoming free half-day Run to Win 101 training on July 21 in Houston, TX. Apply here: https://secure.emilyslist.org/page/s/20180523_email_RunToWinHouston

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Labor Unions – AAAFund Statement

Statement by the Board of the Asian American Action Fund The U.S. Supreme Court decision today in Janus vs. AFSCME is major blow to teachers’ and other public sector unions that will have negative effects on workers including Asian...

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U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris & Cory Booker Address Historic Gathering of Indian Americans at Impact Summit 2018

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, June 7, over 200 Indian American candidates, elected officials, philanthropists, leaders, and activists gathered in Washington for the inaugural Impact Summit featuring keynote remarks by U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ)....

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National Call with Congressional Candidate David J. Kim

Join us for a call with Georgia Congressional Candidate DAVID J. KIM! KADC is partnering with Korean American for Organizing (KAFO) to host a national call with Congressional Candidate David Kim from Georgia. Join us on the call and learn about his...

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Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on International Students

Members proposed further barriers for Chinese international students and xenophobic concerns. The Senate Judiciary hearing on May 30th discussed the vetting of Chinese students and concerns about Chinese infringement on economic, intellectual property, and other fronts. On May 30th, the...

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Advancing Justice | AAJC and MALDEF Sue Trump Administration, Challenging Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration’s eleventh-hour decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census violates the U.S. Constitution because it is racially discriminatory and could result in a severe undercount of minorities, according to a federal...

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AAA Fund Encouraged By ABC’s Bold Move to Cancel Roseanne

Statement by the Board of the Asian American Action Fund The board of the Asian American Action Fund thanks ABC and its parent company Disney for making the right choice to cancel Roseanne over the lead actress’ racist tweets...

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Congratulations to Sheik Rahman

AAA-Fund congratulates Bangladeshi-American Sheikh Rahman for becoming the first immigrant ever elected to the Georgia Senate. In the open primary this month Rahman won over 67% of the electorate in order to unseat a 14-year incumbent and to become the...

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