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Op-Ed: Focus on Affirmative Action Misses Real Issues of Concern to Asian Americans

By Chris Lu With the end of summer, college students have now returned to campuses around the country, and high school seniors are beginning the dreaded process of college applications. Meanwhile, a trial is set to begin this month...

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Greetings from Aftab Pureval’s AAPI Coordinator for Ohio’s 1st District

My name is Shivank Singh, and I’m working on the Aftab Pureval campaign in Ohio’s 1st Congressional District as the AAPI coordinator. This week, the campaign had the honor of hosting Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal for a rally and lunch....

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Senator Mazie Hirono’s (HI) Powerful Rebuttal on Senate Floor

On Saturday, Senator Mazie Hirono delivered a powerful statement of rebuttal on the senate floor in response to Senator Collin’s speech  for Judge Kavanaugh. Below is Senator Hirono’s statement which she submitted for the Congressional Record. LIVE STATEMENT FOR THE...

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ALERT: Harmful Proposed Rule That Hurts Immigrant Families is Posted to DHS Website

Stand With Us As #OneNation Reposted from AAPI Progressive Action  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has posted a draft rule to its website. This rule could hurt Asian American and Pacific Islander families across the country. It is...

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Tri-Caucus Staff Associations Statement on The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies House Diversity Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 11, 2018 Tri-Caucus Staff Associations Statement on The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies House Diversity Report WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Asian Pacific American Staff Association (CAPASA), Congressional Black Associates (CBA), Congressional Hispanic...

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Brett Kavanaugh Must Repudiate Racist, Sexist “Su Ching” Remarks

Asian American Action Fund Calls on Supreme Court Nominee to Clarify Email  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2018 Contact: Caroline Fan, 202-255-9906 Today, during the Senate Judiciary hearings of Brett Kavanaugh for consideration as a United States Supreme Court...

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EMILY’s List Run to Win Training

Recently, our Media Director Vivian Chang, and our Media Intern YaYa Sun attended the Virginia EMILY’s List Run to Win training. AAAFund has partnered with EMILY’s List for a number of years; this training in particular focuses on helping...

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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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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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