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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New Campaign Organizing Opportunity: Organizing Corps 2020!

The Democratic Party just launched a new program to invest in, train, and pay youth leaders to learn organizing skills and gain experience. Organizing Corps 2020 is recruiting and training young people to work on the 2020 general election...

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Asian American Action Fund Celebrates Historic Hiring of AAPI Presidential Campaign Managers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 20, 2019 AAAF Celebrates Historic Hiring of AAPI Presidential Campaign Managers Momentous Progress in Representation for Senators Warren and Sanders presidential campaigns The board of the Asian American Action Fund congratulates and celebrates the historic hiring of...

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DNC Statement on Supreme Court Not Taking Up DACA

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision not to take up the Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA in its current term: “The Supreme Court made the right call today. Trump’s...

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Rep. Grace Meng introduces “No Walls Act”

Early this morning, Rep. Grace Meng introduced a “No Walls Act” to prevent President Trump from declaring national emergency for the funding of his border wall during the shutdown.Co-sponsoring the bill were Reps. Lois Frankel, Nydia Vleazquez, Vicente Gonzalez,...

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DNC Announces Framework for the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Debates

Originally posted on DNC e-mail list. Washington, D.C. — Since his campaign for chair of the Democratic National Committee, DNC Chair Tom Perez has promised to conduct a presidential primary process that is transparent, fair, inclusive, and puts the...

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South Asian Activism and Organizing in Orlando

Originally published at Desis for ProgressBy Usha Tewari Desis for Progress is proud to provide a space for community voices and members to write about various issues affecting the South Asian community. The opinions expressed in these original pieces...

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#NoToPublicCharge Submit a Public Comment Today!

The Trump Administration continues to attack immigrants, refugees, and families by separating loved ones, taking away health insurance from millions and attacking nutrition and housing for working families. Fight back against the Trump administration’s threat to break up immigrant...

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Meng Demands Homeland Security Secretary Withdraw Proposed Public Charge Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) sent a letter to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen calling for her agency to withdraw its proposed public charge rule for non-compliance with federal law. Under federal law, agencies...

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Lawsuit fights restrictions on interpreters in Georgia runoff

Originally posted by Politically Georgia and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 28th, 2018.   When Georgians who don’t speak English well go to vote in runoff elections Tuesday, state law limits their ability to bring an interpreter. A federal lawsuit asks a judge to...

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AAPI Voters in 2018 Congressional Elections: Bigger Impact than Anticipated

Originally published at AAPI DataBY SONO SHAH Heading into the midterms, our analysis at AAPI Data found 27 congressional districts in 11 states where Asian American & Pacific Islander voters could have maximum impact in 2018. We identified these...

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