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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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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Doctor Tran is a Real Superhero

Members of the AAPI Clearinghouse are inspired by the American story of Doctor Mai Khanh Tran, running for Congress. She is running to represent California’s 39th district which encompasses cities in northern Orange County, eastern Los Angeles County, and...

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Announcing the AAPI Clearinghouse

Today, Rep. Judy Chu, chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) and leaders from Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) political organizations announced their efforts to maximize the AAPI community’s impact on the November 2018 elections. Thirteen...

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Help Protect Funds for Reproductive Health Care

As Politico and Axios recently reported, the Trump-Pence administration is considering implementing a domestic gag rule which will disproportionately hurt women of color. Out of the 4 million family planning clients served by Title X, more than half are women of...

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Study Finds that Obamacare Has Dramatically Increased the Number of Insured in the AAPI Community

In a study published online April 30, 2018, in JAMA Internal Medicine, the authors found that the ACA has increased the number of insured in all minority groups. This is especially true of the Asian American Pacific Islander community. The...

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Educational Opportunities to Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Learn more about the AAPI experience through several online and in-person opportunities.  See the full website for more details. Built collaboratively by several organizations, the website contains teacher resources, audio visual exhibits, and a...

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American Muslim Poll 2018: Pride and Prejudice

The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding issued its annual poll, sub-titled Pride and Prejudice, the report attempts to measure the attitudes and policy preferences that impact the lives of American Muslims across faith communities. According to the authors: ISPU’s...

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Aftab Pureval for Congress Reception in DC

Aftab Pureval has won the Democratic primary to be the Democratic Candidate for Ohio’s 1st US Congressional District (Cincinnati). We hope you will join him at a reception on May 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the home of Daniel...

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