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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Meet the candidate who could be the first woman of color in Pennsylvania’s executive office!

Dr. Nina Ahmad is far from your typical politician. But, maybe that’s what it took to be one election away from becoming the first woman of color, and only current woman and person of color, in Pennsylvania’s executive branch....

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Meet the candidate who could be the first AAPI elected to statewide office in North Carolina!

Our next candidate up in our tour of battleground states is Ronnie Chatterji, running for North Carolina State Treasurer!  As his kids say, Ronnie is a big nerd: he’s a tenured professor at Duke University and a former senior...

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Meet the first Asian-American soon-to-be elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly – Francesca Hong!

To kick off our candidate series in honor of the Democratic National Convention, it seemed only appropriate to highlight an exciting, up and coming voice from the Convention’s host state, Wisconsin — Francesca Hong.  The daughter of immigrants, Hong...

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AAAF Celebrates Historic Selection of Senator Kamala Harris as Vice Presidential Nominee

Yesterday was a day of momentous firsts. The board of the Asian American Action Fund celebrates the historic selection of Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) as the first Black and Asian American woman to be nominated for Vice President. Senator...

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The “Good” Minority: Asian Americans’ place in America’s racial hierarchy and why that leads to anti-Blackness

By Ally Mark and Nicole Tiao To continue our investigation into what it means for AAPIs to fight racism, we are thinking about several questions in today’s article.  How does the AAPI community prop up systemic racism? What does...

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AAAFund Condemns Murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Other Victims of Police Abuse

Contact: AAAFund Media, media@aaa-fund.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2020 We at the Asian American Action Fund stand in solidarity with our Black brothers and sisters, and express our profound sorrow for the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and...

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AAAFund & over 170 AAPI Leaders Call on Joe Biden to Consider Asian American Senators as Vice Presidential Nominee

More than 170 prominent Asian American leaders and elected officials urge Biden to consider making history by selecting Senators Tammy Duckworth or Kamala Harris as his Vice President Washington D.C., May 22, 2020: The Asian American Action Fund (AAAFund),...

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AAAFund Proudly Endorses Nabilah Islam for Congress

(Washington, D.C., May 15, 2020) The Asian American Action Fund (AAAFund) is proud to endorse Nabilah Islam in her bid to represent Georgia’s 7th Congressional District. Islam, a 30-year-old Muslim woman raised by working-class Bangladeshi parents, is running on...

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AAAFund Proudly Endorses Marilyn Strickland for Congress

Washington, D.C., May 12, 2020 The Asian American Action Fund (AAAFund) proudly endorses Marilyn Strickland in her 2020 bid to represent Washington’s Tenth Congressional District. If elected, Marilyn would be the first Korean-American woman in Congress. “We are delighted...

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Happy Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month (APAHM)!

By Ally Mark, AAAFund Media Fellow Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM)! Despite the dark, uncertain times for our community, and for America broadly, we’re still happy to celebrate the month of May with all of you, our...

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