Recent Issues

Recent Issue

Thank You, 2019. 2020, We’re Fired Up & Ready to Go!

With 2020 on the horizon, AAAFund is excited to celebrate its successes this past year and is more inspired than ever to hit the ground running in 2020 to build a collective, people-powered movement to win back the White...

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Let’s face it: a future with facial recognition technology

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow Facial recognition technology (FRT) is everywhere these days. It unlocks your phone and puts filters over your Snapchats. It watches out for stalkers at Taylor Swift concerts and even helps you find love. But...

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The AAPI Vote Matters – Hasan Minhaj Says So

By Ally Mark, AAAF Intern It’s been a harrowing couple of weeks on Capitol Hill. But that seems like all the more reason to step back and take stock of where we are today, in the AAPI community. On...

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We Are Not Just Untapped Voters Anymore: We Are The New Leaders

By Ally Mark, AAAFund Intern I moved to Washington about two months ago to intern on the Hill now, but I can’t quite shake the feeling that I’m still settling in. It feels like only a couple weeks ago...

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What is a Caucus? And Why is it Important for AAPI Voters?

By Vivian Chang, Media Director The First in the Nation (Iowa) and First in the West (Nevada) primaries are right around the corner! But what is a caucus? How does it work? And why is it important for AAPI...

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AAAFund Mourns Elijah Cummings, Civil Rights Advocate

It is with a deep heart that we mourn the loss of U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings.  He led with unparalleled moral integrity and courage during the most challenging times in our history. We will always remember him for his...

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The Asian American Action Fund Proudly Endorses More Frontline Dems

National Asian American Pacific Islander Democratic PAC Seeks to Preserve and Grow House Majority for 2020 AAAFund proudly endorses and will give the top contribution amount to freshmen Democratic Congressmembers Gil Cisneros (D-CA), Susie Lee (D-NV), and Harley Rouda...

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Climate Change Affects the Most Personal Part of our Lives: Our Health

By Ally Mark, AAAF Intern 2019 was the second-hottest year on record. The years 2014 through 2018 were the top five hottest on record before 2019. Practically every day seems to produce some new piece of evidence, some authoritative...

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AAAFund Condemns New Faces PAC

The board of the Asian American Action Fund takes issue with the New Faces PAC that burns an image of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (AOC) and tries to draw a ludicrous and disingenous comparison between AOC and the Khmer...

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Members Of Congress Call On DNC To Ensure AAPI Moderator In Presidential Debate

August 21, 2019 Press Release from Aspire PAC below Group sends letter to DNC Chair Tom Perez   WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, ASPIRE PAC, the political arm of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Members of Congress, sent a letter to Democratic National Committee...

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