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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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Labor Unions – AAAFund Statement

Statement by the Board of the Asian American Action Fund The U.S. Supreme Court decision today in Janus vs. AFSCME is major blow to teachers’ and other public sector unions that will have negative effects on workers including Asian...

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U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris & Cory Booker Address Historic Gathering of Indian Americans at Impact Summit 2018

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, June 7, over 200 Indian American candidates, elected officials, philanthropists, leaders, and activists gathered in Washington for the inaugural Impact Summit featuring keynote remarks by U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ)....

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National Call with Congressional Candidate David J. Kim

Join us for a call with Georgia Congressional Candidate DAVID J. KIM! KADC is partnering with Korean American for Organizing (KAFO) to host a national call with Congressional Candidate David Kim from Georgia. Join us on the call and learn about his...

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Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on International Students

Members proposed further barriers for Chinese international students and xenophobic concerns. The Senate Judiciary hearing on May 30th discussed the vetting of Chinese students and concerns about Chinese infringement on economic, intellectual property, and other fronts. On May 30th, the...

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Advancing Justice | AAJC and MALDEF Sue Trump Administration, Challenging Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration’s eleventh-hour decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census violates the U.S. Constitution because it is racially discriminatory and could result in a severe undercount of minorities, according to a federal...

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AAA Fund Encouraged By ABC’s Bold Move to Cancel Roseanne

Statement by the Board of the Asian American Action Fund The board of the Asian American Action Fund thanks ABC and its parent company Disney for making the right choice to cancel Roseanne over the lead actress’ racist tweets...

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Congratulations to Sheik Rahman

AAA-Fund congratulates Bangladeshi-American Sheikh Rahman for becoming the first immigrant ever elected to the Georgia Senate. In the open primary this month Rahman won over 67% of the electorate in order to unseat a 14-year incumbent and to become the...

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Renewing A Call for Action Toward Gun Control

Once again the Asian American Action Fund calls on government at all levels to address the threat of gun violence in America. Little more than three months after an active shooter attacked Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,...

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Ortiz Jones and Kulkarni Both Win in Texas

Congratulations to both of our endorsed candidates from Texas for winning last night’s election. Gina Ortiz Jones won close to 70% of the vote last night in order to become the Democratic nominee for Representative in Texas’s 23rd congressional district. The...

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Sherry Chen to Speak at a Press Conference Regarding Racial Profiling of Chinese-American Scientists

We invite you to attend a press conference regarding the racial profiling of Chinese-American scientists. The conference will be on May 23, 2018 at 9:30 am in the Cannon House Office Building Room 421 in Washington, D.C. Award-winning hydrologist Sherry...

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