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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AAAFund endorses Gil Cisneros for California’s 39th Congressional District

Washington, DC — Asian American Action Fund (AAAFund) is proud to endorse and support Gil Cisneros for Congress. Gil is running to represent Orange County and will be a champion for his community. “We are proud to endorse Gil...

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DNC Statement on Kavanaugh’s Failure to Denounce Racist Email

After it was revealed that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was involved in an email chain that suggested booking a charter vessel “Su Ching” could be mistaken for a group “rub and tug massage session,” DNC Vice Chair Grace...

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Tri-Caucus Staff Associations Statement on The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies House Diversity Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 11, 2018 Tri-Caucus Staff Associations Statement on The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies House Diversity Report WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Asian Pacific American Staff Association (CAPASA), Congressional Black Associates (CBA), Congressional Hispanic...

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Brett Kavanaugh Must Repudiate Racist, Sexist “Su Ching” Remarks

Asian American Action Fund Calls on Supreme Court Nominee to Clarify Email  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2018 Contact: Caroline Fan, 202-255-9906 Today, during the Senate Judiciary hearings of Brett Kavanaugh for consideration as a United States Supreme Court...

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#StopKavanaugh: The Fight of Our Lives

Originally published at Desis for ProgressBy Anisha Singh Whether it was healthcare, gun violence prevention, reproductive health, workers’ rights, environmental justice, or fighting corruption, we have watched the Supreme Court come to our rescue or roll back decades of...

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Meet our Summer Media Intern YaYa Sun!

YaYa Sun recently graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Studies. In her free time, YaYa likes to cook, listen to podcasts, watch vlogs and exploring the city. During her time...

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Crazy Rich Asians & Asian American Representation in Media

        For generations, Asian Americans have grown up relating to people in media who do not look like us and who haven’t had our experiences. While there has been a positive progression from Asian Americans being portrayed as racist...

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OCA Dismayed in Reversal of White House Affirmative Action Guidance

Washington, DC – OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates released the following statement in reaction to the reversal of the current Affirmative Action guidance by the Trump Administration, a non-binding guidance for educational institutions: This Administration completely ignores the reality of...

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AAAFund’s 19th Annual Reception

On Wednesday, June 27, more than 50 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders and allies gathered at DC’s Abigail Lounge for AAAFund’s 19th Annual Reception. Funny or Die and (RUN)’s Brad Jenkins made keynote remarks. Guest speakers Representative...

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Apply for the next EMILY’s List training in Houston!

Are you a pro-choice Democratic woman thinking about running for office? We’re partnering with EMILY’s List on the upcoming free half-day Run to Win 101 training on July 21 in Houston, TX. Apply here: https://secure.emilyslist.org/page/s/20180523_email_RunToWinHouston

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