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APIAVote Announces October 4 as National Day of Action for Voter Registration, National Day of Action is Last Big Boost to Register almost 7 million eligible AAPI voters in 14 states

Release Date: 
September 30, 2008
Contact: 

Naomi T. Tacuyan / naomi@apiavote.org / 202.223.9170

WASHINGTON, DC-- Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) partners & affiliates today announce Saturday, October 4, 2008, as its National Day of Action for Voter Registration, as well as a conference call this coming Thursday, October 2, 2008 to brief all interested parties about the importance of the AAPI vote this election, and how grassroots organizations are mobilizing AAPI voters to register and head to the polls on Election Day.



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Registering the AAPI Vote is Crucial as State Deadlines Approaches, Says Nonpartisan Coalition

Release Date: 
September 30, 2008
Contact: 

Rozita Lee, President, APALA-Nevada / 702.408.8250
Byron Yuzon, One Nevada / 702.513.0211

One Nevada coalition encourages the almost 80,000 eligible Asian Americans & Pacific Islander voters to register by October 4th.

 



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APIAVote Partners' Meeting Strengthens APIAVote Partner Field Work in 12 States, Including Key Swing States and AAPI-Heavy States

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September 12, 2008
Meeting in Nevada Facilitated Learning of Field & Evaluation Strategies Crucial for Getting out the AAPI Vote in 12 States

Las Vegas, NV--Over 20 participants representing over 12 different states gathered in Nevada this past weekend to participate in APIAVote's Partners' Meeting, a boot camp empha



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Bridging the Language Divide; Electoral Glossary Available in Asian Languages

Release Date: 
June 27, 2008

WASHINGTON - In order to fulfill their duty under the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has issued glossaries of election terms in five Asian languages: Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and Japanese-the most widely spoken Asian languages in the United States.



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Historic Presidential Town Hall Available to be Viewed on You Tube & APIAVote Web site

Release Date: 
June 10, 2008
Contact: 

Alvina Yeh / 202.223.9170

Due to popular demand, APIAVote uploaded via You Tube the Presidential Town Hall event that featured Presidential Candidates as well as several performances emceed by Tamlyn Tomita. 



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APIAVote Presidential Town Hall to be Simulcast Live on the Web

Release Date: 
May 16, 2008

Historic Event to Stream from 15 Locations and on the Internet on May 17th
IRVINE , CA -APIAVote proudly announces that the Presidential Town Hall on May 17th will be streamed live on the internet to 15 sites around the country, and will also be made available for viewing through media partners IM Diversity and Punjabi Community Hour Inc. and Passion For Truth.



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APIAVote Presidential Townhall Candidate Attendance Update

Release Date: 
May 14, 2008
Contact: 

Naomi Tacuyan / naomi@apiavote.org

Irvine, CA - APIAVote is celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in an historic way by hosting a Presidential Town Hall.  With 72 hours before the May 17 Town Hall, APIAVote has been working continuously with the campaigns of the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee John McCain, Democratic Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.  In mid-February, we extended invitations to all three Presidential Candidates to att



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APIAVote-GLEO Partnership Launches Online Townhall at www.apiatownhall.com Today

Release Date: 
May 6, 2008
Contact: 

Naomi Tacuyan / Naomi@apiavote.org
Mike Matsuda / matsudax@yahoo.com

Unprecedented Partnership between APIAVote and GLEO intended to increase discussion and debate among Asian American and Pacific Islander electorate NATIONWIDE—Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) and the Global Leadership Experiences Online (GLEO) proudly announce the launch of the APIAVote-GLEO Electronic Town Hall, an online forum at which participants can join forums to discuss and debate the most pressing issues facing the presi



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APIAVote to Host Historic Presidential Townhall: Presidential Candidates Invited to Discuss Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Issues

Release Date: 
April 28, 2008
Contact: 

Naomi T. Tacuyan / 202.460.2644 / Naomi@apiavote.org

IRVINE, CA—Over 2,500 AAPIs nationwide will attend the first ever APIAVote Presidential Town Hall on May 17th. APIAVote has invited Senator Hillary Clinton, Senator Barack Obama, and Senator John McCain to discuss issues and policies important to AAPI communities.   



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Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters Poised to Make a Significant Impact on Super Tuesday

Release Date: 
February 4, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC -- Super Tuesday’s primaries and caucuses on February 5 will feature states with significant Asian American Pacific Islander populations. A number of states heading to the polls have considerable numbers of Asian American and Pacific Islander voters, including: California, New Jersey and New York.