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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#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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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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