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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Why Maryland’s AAPI Community Should Elect Ben Jealous for Governor

My name is Alex Won and I am the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Outreach Coordinator and Field Organizer for the Ben Jealous campaign. One week into the campaign and I have met with the campaign team, community...

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Asian American Action Fund Proudly Endorses Cort Van Ostran for Congress

National Asian American Democratic PAC supports up and coming star in St. Louis suburbs The Asian American Action Fund (www.aaafund.org), a national Democratic PAC, proudly supports Cort VanOstran for Congress for Missouri’s Second Congressional District, which has a significant...

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DNC’s new campaign “Vote for me”

originally posted by the DNC Friends, Next Tuesday’s elections are the most important in our lifetimes. Every vote and every volunteer shift matters. And candidates up and down the ballot still need our help during these last seven days....

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Hello Again from Aftab Pureval’s AAPI Coordinator in Ohio’s 1st District

Hi again! This is Shivank, checking in from Aftab Pureval’s campaign from Ohio’s 1st Congressional District. With less than two weeks remaining in the campaign, things have really accelerated, and the campaign has taken on an incredibly energetic and...

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Native Language AAPI Voter Protection Toolkits!

As mentioned in previous posts, there are reports of voter suppression which have disproportionately affected voters of color. In the AAPI community, our brothers, sisters, parents, and grandparents often face barriers to voting and appreciate the opportunity to cast their...

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14 Days before Election Day: Resources and Updates

With 14 days remaining until Election Day, the DNC has compiled resources for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community to help our AAPI votes be the difference in many of these critical and contested elections. Voter Protection...

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Op-Ed: Focus on Affirmative Action Misses Real Issues of Concern to Asian Americans

By Chris Lu With the end of summer, college students have now returned to campuses around the country, and high school seniors are beginning the dreaded process of college applications. Meanwhile, a trial is set to begin this month...

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Greetings from Aftab Pureval’s AAPI Coordinator for Ohio’s 1st District

My name is Shivank Singh, and I’m working on the Aftab Pureval campaign in Ohio’s 1st Congressional District as the AAPI coordinator. This week, the campaign had the honor of hosting Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal for a rally and lunch....

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DNC Chair Tom Perez and Vice Chair Congresswoman Grace Meng to Campaign for Nevada Democrats, Visit AAPI Community in Vegas

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez and Vice Chair Congresswoman Grace Meng will visit Las Vegas on Sunday, October 14 to campaign for Democratic candidates and highlight how much is at stake in the 2018 midterm election. Perez and...

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Senator Mazie Hirono’s (HI) Powerful Rebuttal on Senate Floor

On Saturday, Senator Mazie Hirono delivered a powerful statement of rebuttal on the senate floor in response to Senator Collin’s speech  for Judge Kavanaugh. Below is Senator Hirono’s statement which she submitted for the Congressional Record. LIVE STATEMENT FOR THE...

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