Asian Americans ‘Turn Out For What’ Spotlight on Youth Voters

Asian Americans ‘Turn Out For What?’ Spotlight on Youth Voters in 2014 The APIAVote Young Voter Initiative is supporting seven university student groups and community-based organizations with youth-led voter mobilization campaigns. Grantees are based in New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Florida, Georgia, Texas, and Washington state. They are engaging youth in communities and on college campuses with critical numbers of young AAPI …

‘Turn Out For What?’

It’s less than TWO weeks before Election Day! What are you turning out for? View the video from Rock the Vote that started it all: Rock The Vote Presents #TURNOUTFORWHAT starring Lil Jon and featuring Lena Dunham, Whoopi Goldberg, Natasha Lyonne, Fred Armisen, E.J. Johnson, Darren Criss, Sophia Bush, Ireland Baldwin, Devendra Banhart, Ioanna Gika and Gabriel Valenciano.

Gupta appointed Asst. Attorney General of Civil Rights Division

APIAVote applauds the appointment of Vanita Gupta to the position of Acting Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. “The historic appointment of Vanita Gupta, the first South Asian American to run the Civil Rights division is a timely one. During this period when voting rights are under increasing attack and as Asian American populations continue to …

Article: APAICS ‘Asian American & Pacific Islanders Running…’

Washington, D.C. – Asian American and Pacific Islander candidates continue to make notable strides in the upcoming 2014 midterm elections with 22 congressional candidates on the ballot in 12 different states and U.S. territories. Six years ago, only 13 candidates ran for Congress in the 2008 general elections. APAICS commends the advancement of AAPIs in the Congressional elections, especially as …

Action Alert: All Students Count

All Students Count Action Alert! Show your support for better national K-12 data! ABOUT THE ALL STUDENTS COUNT ACT As many of you recognize, our country is home to more than 48 district groups of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA & NHPI) students. However, data tends to generalize these populations under the label of Asian or Pacific …