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APIAVote Demands Unbiased Reporting and Accurate Portrayal of Asian American and Pacific Islander Political Involvement

Release Date: 
October 22, 2007

Washington, DC- Leaders of Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), a non-partisan non-profit civic engagement organization, once again calls for responsible reporting and portrayal of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) civ



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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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APIAVote Presidential Town Hall on May 17th

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DailyKos.com

I'm recovering from a long day in Orange County yesterday.

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30 under 30: Naomi Tacuyan Underwood

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www.angryasianman.com

Why she's influential: Because she rocks the AAPI vote. A Filipina who hails from the U.S. island territory of Guam, Naomi T. Tacuyan is currently APIAVote's Deputy Director, managing media and partner communications, refocusing the organization's branding efforts and online presence, and providing media strategy trainings and technical assistance for APIAVote partners. In the 2008 elections, APIAVote was instrumental in bringing to light the growing importance of the Asian American and Pacific Islander vote.

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The Asian-American Vote and How to Win It

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Radio Show: The Take Away

 During the past several elections, we’ve heard a lot about Latino voters and how candidates are trying to win their support. But why is it that we hear so little about Asian-American voters? According to the Census, both groups grew by 43 percent between 2000 and 2010. And Asian and Pacific Islanders vote at roughly the same rate as Latinos.

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Asian-Illinoisan Voters an Untapped Bloc

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Chicago Public Media

Democratic and Republican political candidates are not tapping into the voting power of one of Illinois’ fastest-growing populations, according to a new poll of Asian-American political attitudes. The findings are part of a national survey by by Lake Research Partners on behalf of APIAVote and the Asian American Justice Center.

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Diversity more than a buzz word at Warren campaign

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Bay State Banner

Within the vocabulary of today’s political campaigns, few words are employed for rhetorical effect as frequently and casually as that of “diversity.”

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The Asian Republican Coalition Is Mostly White and Mostly Endorses White Candidates

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Mother Jones

 When Democrats tout their strength among minority voters, they're usually referring to African Americans and Latinos, but over the past few elections Asian Americans have increasingly gone blue as well. Now, a new group is seeking to thwart that trend.

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Clinton, McCain and Obama Reach Out to Asian-Americans

Publication: 
New University

Students, congressmen and community members from all over California gathered for the first-ever Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote Presidential Town Hall meeting at the Bren Events Center. The May 17 conference included both entertainment as well as serious discussion. It was hosted in hopes of encouraging more votership amongst the Asian community and to spread awareness of the presidential candidates’ views on issues they would find relevant.

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