Press Releases - 2009

APIAVote Lauds the Reestablishment of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Release Date: 
October 14, 2009
Contact: 

Alvina Yeh // 202-223-9170

WASHINGTON-- Today, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order reestablishing the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and
Pacific Islanders, an executive order established a decade ago by President Bill Clinton to improve the quality of life in underserved AAPI communities through increased participation in federal programs.

"We are heartened by President Obama's signing of the executive order for the White House Initiative on AAPIs, which shows tremendous



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APIAVote Organizational Update

Release Date: 
September 18, 2009
Contact: 

Naomi Tacuyan / 202-223-9170

 

 

A Letter from Daphne Kwok, Chair of APIAVote Board of Directors

 

 



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APIAVote Now Hiring Fall Interns

Release Date: 
August 31, 2009
Contact: 

Alvina Yeh / 202-223-9170 / alvina@apiavote.org

APIAVote is now accepting applications for interns in the Washington, D.C. office.  The APIAVote Internship Program strives to encourage and cultivate young AAPI student leaders to explore a career in the public sector or the political arena.  This internship program will also provide hands on experience and training on how to organize and implement civic engagement activities to increase the participation of AAPIs in the electoral process.   



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The 2008 National Asian American Survey - A Post-Election Report in New York City

Release Date: 
July 20, 2009
Contact: 

Naomi Tacuyan Underwood / naomi@apiavote.org

The 2008 National Asian American Survey - A Post-Election Report in New York City



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APIAVote Statement on Supreme Court Decision To Leave Voting Rights Act and Key Anti-Discriminatory Provision Intact

Release Date: 
June 24, 2009
Contact: 

Naomi Tacuyan Underwood / 202-223-9170

APIAVOTE Statement on Supreme Court Decision To Leave Voting Rights Act and Key Anti-Discriminatory Provision Intact



An Open Letter to the Texas House of Representatives - Voter ID Legislation

Release Date: 
April 24, 2009
Contact: 

Naomi Tacuyan / 202-223-9170

To the Members of the Texas State House of Representatives:

 

As concerned Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) national and community-based organizations, we urge you to defeat pending voter identification legislation, which would require voters to present identification at their polling places.

 



An Open Letter to The Office of the GA Governor

Release Date: 
April 20, 2009
Contact: 

Naomi Tacuyan / 202-223-9170