AAPI Clearinghouse

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

Recent Issue

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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Renewing A Call for Action Toward Gun Control

Once again the Asian American Action Fund calls on government at all levels to address the threat of gun violence in America. Little more than three months after an active shooter attacked Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,...

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Ortiz Jones and Kulkarni Both Win in Texas

Congratulations to both of our endorsed candidates from Texas for winning last night’s election. Gina Ortiz Jones won close to 70% of the vote last night in order to become the Democratic nominee for Representative in Texas’s 23rd congressional district. The...

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Sherry Chen to Speak at a Press Conference Regarding Racial Profiling of Chinese-American Scientists

We invite you to attend a press conference regarding the racial profiling of Chinese-American scientists. The conference will be on May 23, 2018 at 9:30 am in the Cannon House Office Building Room 421 in Washington, D.C. Award-winning hydrologist Sherry...

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Doctor Tran is a Real Superhero

Members of the AAPI Clearinghouse are inspired by the American story of Doctor Mai Khanh Tran, running for Congress. She is running to represent California’s 39th district which encompasses cities in northern Orange County, eastern Los Angeles County, and...

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Announcing the AAPI Clearinghouse

Today, Rep. Judy Chu, chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) and leaders from Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) political organizations announced their efforts to maximize the AAPI community’s impact on the November 2018 elections. Thirteen...

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Help Protect Funds for Reproductive Health Care

As Politico and Axios recently reported, the Trump-Pence administration is considering implementing a domestic gag rule which will disproportionately hurt women of color. Out of the 4 million family planning clients served by Title X, more than half are women of...

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