• September 08, 2016

    Kollabcast Episode 84: Voice Your Vote w/ Alton Wang

    Alton Wang, Communications and Development Associate, joins the Kollaboration team to record Episode 84 of Kollabcast, discussing civic engagement and pop culture through an Asian Ameircan perspective. 

  • August 12, 2016

    Immigration, Diversity Front and Center at 'Quad-Partisan' Presidential Election Forum

    "Tough questions, talk of immigration policies, and a rap — those, and much more, were on display Friday in Las Vegas where candidates and representatives of four presidential campaigns gathered for the first time to address Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) at a forum hosted by APIAVote and the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)."

  • May 30, 2016

    Opinion: In 2016, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Are Ready To Be Heard

    A join op-ed by APIAVote Executive DIrector Christine Chen and Rock the Vote COO Carolyn DeWitt: "The 2016 election cycle will be the largest mobilization of AAPIs in civic engagement. An unprecedented number of AAPI organizations and community leaders are coming together to ensure we effectively register and engage AAPI voters. We look not to the distant future for this community to grow, but to today and tomorrow — AAPIs are taking action, are organizing, and are prepared for the now."

  • May 26, 2016

    It's Time to Start Putting Effort Toward Polling Asian Americans

    "AAPIs are the fastest growing racial group in the nation and a rising political force. Understanding their needs and concerns—and addressing them—is vital not only for the AAPI community, but indeed for the strength and future of our nation... So the true challenge is not one of data, language, or statistics. The true challenge is convincing polling organizations that AAPI voices and views matter. That they are worth the investment."

  • May 24, 2016

    Fueled By Young Voters, Asian-Americans Increasingly Identify As Democrats

    "Asian-Americans are shifting toward the Democratic Party in record numbers, according to a new poll conducted by a consortium of Asian-American organizations — AAPI Data, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote and Asian Americans Advancing Justice. In fact, since 2012, there's been a 12 point increase in the percent of Asian-Americans who identify as Democrat — from 35 percent to 47 percent."

  • March 01, 2016

    Why the Fil-Am vote could be a swing vote

    "The goal is actually not just to encourage each and everyone to register and vote but also so that our numbers can be translated into political action."

  • August 30, 2015

    Watch Executive Director Christine Chen on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry

    Watch Christine Chen of Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote, American Urban Radio Network's April Ryan, The Washington Post's E.J. Dionne, Voto Latino's Maria Teresa Kumar and former Bush-Cheney advisor Robert Traynham discuss how Jeb Bush's comments about "anchor babies" could affect the Asian American community's vote.