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The Last Push

A Collection of Inspiring AAPI Voices From Battleground States We’re nearing the end. It’s the last few days we can make our pitch — to persuade undecided voters, to remind voters to get to the polls, and to move...

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Meet Marvin Lim, who will be the first Filipino American in the Georgia State House!

To wrap up our series of rising AAPI voices, meet Marvin Lim, who will be the first Filipino American to join the Georgia State Legislature. He will also join the largest group of LGBTQ+ lawmakers in the State House’s...

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Meet Emily Weber, soon to be the first AAPI in the Missouri State Legislature!

2018 was an exciting year for Democrats across the country. It brought a historic wave of women running for office — and winning. And many of those women who won were “firsts,” making history in their own right. One...

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Aftab Pureval is running for re-election!

Many of you may already know Aftab Pureval, perhaps as a former AAAFund endorsee during his spirited run for Congress in the 2018 cycle. He hails from a fairly conservative region, which includes Cincinnati in southwestern Ohio. However, his...

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Meet Dr. Nina Ahmad, who could be the first woman of color in Pennsylvania’s executive office!

Dr. Nina Ahmad is far from your typical politician. But, maybe that’s what it took to be one election away from becoming the first woman of color, and only current woman and person of color, in Pennsylvania’s executive branch....

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Meet Ronnie Chatterji, who could be the first AAPI elected to statewide office in North Carolina!

Our next candidate up in our tour of battleground states is Ronnie Chatterji, running for North Carolina State Treasurer!  As his kids say, Ronnie is a big nerd: he’s a tenured professor at Duke University and a former senior...

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Meet the first Asian-American soon-to-be elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly – Francesca Hong!

To kick off our candidate series in honor of the Democratic National Convention, it seemed only appropriate to highlight an exciting, up and coming voice from the Convention’s host state, Wisconsin — Francesca Hong.  The daughter of immigrants, Hong...

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The “Good” Minority: Asian Americans’ place in America’s racial hierarchy and why that leads to anti-Blackness

By Ally Mark and Nicole Tiao To continue our investigation into what it means for AAPIs to fight racism, we are thinking about several questions in today’s article.  How does the AAPI community prop up systemic racism? What does...

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How to be an Asian American anti-racist

By Ally Mark and Nicole Tiao The last few months have been difficult to process. It’s devastating to watch the videos of police violence, first against George Floyd, then against protesters demanding justice. It’s been months since Breonna Taylor...

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AAAFund Condemns Murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Other Victims of Police Abuse

Contact: AAAFund Media, media@aaa-fund.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2020 We at the Asian American Action Fund stand in solidarity with our Black brothers and sisters, and express our profound sorrow for the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and...

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