AAPI Clearinghouse

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

To see all the members in the AAPI Clearinghouse, click here.

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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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Asian-Americans Made History on Election Day

Originally posted by the DNC, November 15, 2018.  This election, Asian-Americans made history. From Andy Kim’s win in New Jersey to Nima Kulkarni in Kentucky, Asian-American Democrats won seats up and down ballot. Here are some highlights: Who is...

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Election Updates: Runoff and Recount Support Needed

Originally posted by the DNC, November 10, 2018.  Hi all, Please see additional ways to help below – including a new sign up form for legal volunteers needed ASAP in Florida: Lawyers needed in FL. We have also launched...

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Help Needed: Count Every Vote in Georgia

Friends, As of yesterday, votes are still being counted in the state of Georgia. Some counties were still counting ballots late last night, many absentee votes still need to be counted and provisional ballot voters still need to submit...

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DNC Election Updates

Reposted from the DNC.  November 7, 2018 With a few more races decided last night and into today, we wanted to send you an updated roundup of races and trends from last night. Want to thank you again for...

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Asian American Action Fund Congratulates Candidates Across the Nation

AAAFund congratulates all its endorsees who ran for office in 2018, and notes significant historical wins, including Andy Kim as New Jersey’s first Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Congressman, William Tong as the first AAPI Connecticut Attorney General,...

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