Recent Issues

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Meet the candidate 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 the candidate 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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What celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month means for LCV Action Fund and AAAFund

It’s more important than ever to support pro-environment AAPI leaders! By Tiffany Hsieh, Youth Digital Campaigns Manager and Ally Mark, AAAFund Media Fellow Originally published on the LCV Action Fund blog. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM),...

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Happy Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month (APAHM)!

By Ally Mark, AAAFund Media Fellow Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM)! Despite the dark, uncertain times for our community, and for America broadly, we’re still happy to celebrate the month of May with all of you, our...

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AAPI Members of Congress and allies stay busy protecting families

With the drastic changes to societal infrastructure brought on by the coronavirus, AAPI members in Congress have led the charge to defend our communities and guide Americans through troubling times. By Ally Mark, AAAFund Media Fellow As covid-19 maintains...

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Asian American Action Fund: Trump Hiding From His Own Failures by Scapegoating Others

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Donald Trump is desperately trying to deflect blame for his failure to protect America from a global pandemic. Instead of taking responsibility for the fact that over 20,000 Americans are dead, 16 million Americans are newly...

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