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APIAVote Urges Responsible Reporting in Coverage of Asian Americans and the Political Press

Release Date: 
August 30, 2007

Washington, DC -Leaders of Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), a nonpartisan nonprofit civic engagement organization, today urged media outlets to examine how their ongoing coverage of allegations involving political campaign donations by individuals of Asian descent may  wrongly generalize the civic eng



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Groundbreaking Asian American College Students Organizing for the Presidential Election and Beyond

Release Date: 
October 26, 2004
Contact: 

Stephanie Chang
(734) 751-9814

Gainesville, FL- With the help of the National Asian American Student Conference (NAASCon), Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Vote 2004, and South Asian American Voting Youth (SAAVY), Asian American college students across the country are organizing around the 2004 Presidential Election like never before.



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Candidates Reach Out to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans

Publication: 
Asian Journal Online

LOS ANGELES – For the first time, presidential candidates had a chance to address issues affecting Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA)  during a Presidential Town Hall held at the Bren Events Center at the University of California Irvine campus last Saturday.

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Congressman Mike Honda introduced H.R. 1377

Publication: 
C-SPAN Video Library

On December 15, 2010, Congressman Mike Honda, Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, introduced H.R. 1377 to honor Norman Mineta.  In the wording of the resolution and in Congressman Honda’s floor statement, APIAVote’s Norman Y.

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Asian-American Vote Could Impact US Election

Publication: 
Voice of America

Asian-Americans have largely been ignored by U.S.

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Poll Shows Asian-Americans Fastest Growing Voter Demographic

Publication: 
WCTV
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FilAm Vote launched in Virginia

Publication: 
Asian Journal

Filipino-American community leaders in the Hampton Roads area – home to nearly 40,000 Filipinos – gathered here over the weekend with a strong commitment to be actively engaged in the US political process by registering hundreds of eligible voters and getting them out to vote in the November 6 elections.

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Southwest Airline pact with APIAVote

Publication: 
IndiaPost.com

Southwest Airlines has announced a partnership as the Official Airline of the Norman Y. Mineta Leadership Institute and Asian and Pacific Islander (APIA) Vote Town Hall.

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呼籲!趙美心 籲亞裔積極爭平權

Publication: 
World Journal

 美亞太裔投票促進會密西根分會「領導新面貌(New Faces of Leadership)」演講及座談會,17日晚在菲律賓社區中心舉辦,華裔國會眾議員趙美心任榮譽主講人,她在會上呼籲亞裔積極爭取平等權益,也希望各族裔能相互尊重,相互了解,大家一起把美國建造成幸福家園。趙美心也以最近亞裔團體要求侯克斯崔(Pete Hoekstra)針對其競選廣告中的族裔字眼向亞裔道歉一事,強調族裔團結發聲的重要性。

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Parties Ignore Asian-American Voters at their Own Peril

Publication: 
WNYC 93.9 FM /AM 820

 In an election year where Latinos have been identified as the voting block that could decide who is the next president, a new poll suggests that another ethnic group - Asian Americans - could also tilt the race in favor of either President Obama or Governor Mitt Romney.

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