• Updates: AAPI Voices In Action!

    February 19, 2020

    Over the past month, we have had a lot of wonderful news from the AAPI community. Here are some highlights.

  • Meet Our Trainers: Elizabeth OuYang

    January 16, 2020

    Meet Liz OuYang, one of our trainers for our Norman Y. Mineta Leadership Institute training tour. Liz is a civil rights attorney and community advocate with decades of experience championing for the AANHPI community and organizing around the U.S. Census.

  • Meet Our Trainers: Marlan Maralit

    December 19, 2019

    Meet Marlan Maralit, one of our trainers for our Norman Y. Mineta Leadership Institute training tour. Marlan is the AAPI Director for the new Virginia Majority with decades of experience organizing and championing for the AANHPI community.

  • New Research Shows Asian American Women Are Electable

    November 20, 2019

    Earlier this month, The Barbara Lee Family Foundation released "Ready, Willing, & Electable: Women running for Executive Office," unveiling quantitative research that sheds light on voters’ reactions to women candidates seeking executive office. The research dispels the myth that women are less electable than their male counterparts and highlights the importance of community ties.

  • Call 1-888-APIVOTE for November 5th Election Assistance

    November 01, 2019

    Have questions or need help voting? Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683).

    Do you have an election on November 5th, 2019? APIAVote and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC runs the 1-888-API-VOTE hotline, where voters can get assistance and have questions answered about voting and the elections. On election day, we will be taking live calls from 6 AM - 8 PM EST. We will also offer language support in English, Mandarin/Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Bengali, Hindi/Urdu, and Tagalog. 

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  • Youth Ambassador Summit Inspires AAPI Student Leaders

    October 23, 2019

    This past September, APIAVote launched it's 2019-2020 cohort of youth ambassadors consisting of student organizations all across the nation. Two weekends ago, we hosted a two and a half-day training summit with 60 student leaders representing 29 schools. 60 attendees representing Asian and Pacific Islander organizations from 29 schools joined us in Washington, DC.

  • Press Conference on the Voting Rights Advancement Act

    February 27, 2019

    This past Tuesday, Representative Terri Sewell (AL-7) spoke at a press conference to introduce the Voting Rights Advancement Act, a bill meant to restore key provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, alongside over 14 members of Congress including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD-05), Representative John Lewis (GA-05), and Representative Judy Chu (CA-27).