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Jan 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Rep. Grace Meng in the running for DNC Vice Chair

Rep. Grace Meng in the running for DNC Vice Chair

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Grace Meng

Rep Grace Meng (D-NY)

By Ed Diokno

Rep Grace Meng  (D-N.Y.) is running for the Vice Chair of Democratic National Committee, a position she held since the summer of 2016.

Meng, as a politician of color, hopes to position herself as a bridge between the factions of the Democratic Party, which has been searching for

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Bad Ass Asians

Jun 5, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on News One: AAPIs Show Some Love to Ferguson

News One: AAPIs Show Some Love to Ferguson

posted by Randall

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A group of Asian American and Pacific Islander artists are converging on Ferguson, MO to build on similarities between the AAPI and African American communities, reports News One.
 
The campaign between Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), with Hands Up United is a reaction to the police shooting death of Michael … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 12, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on AAPI Coalition Hires First National Director

AAPI Coalition Hires First National Director

posted by Randall

Mini TimmarajuThe National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) announced the hiring of its first
National Director, Mini Timmaraju Tuesday.

A public affairs and government relations professional, she most
recently served as Chief of Staff for Congressman Ami Bera M.D. Her prior experience includes serving
as the Director of the Office of the President for Planned … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 7, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Take to Twitter to Protest Obama Delay on Immigration Reform

Asian Americans Take to Twitter to Protest Obama Delay on Immigration Reform

posted by Randall

ImmigrationMany Asian Americans have been quite active on Twitter expressing their disappointment in President Obama’s decision to delay action on immigration reform.

Obama had promised to issue an executive order sometime near the end of summer, but the White House says that order will be delayed until after the November mid-term elections to avoid the … Read more

Community Issues

NY Times: Chinese, Filipinos not signing up for deferred action

posted by Randall

Statue of LibertyThe New York Times reports that undocumented immigrants from the Chinese and Filipino communities are not signing up in large numbers for President Obama’s deferred action program.

Numbers from the Migration Policy Institute show 52 percent of all undocumented immigrants have applied for the program providing protection from deportation and about 455,500 had been accepted.… Read more

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Oct 7, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Huffington Post: Asian American Leader Vows Civil Disobedience Tuesday for Immigration Reform

Huffington Post: Asian American Leader Vows Civil Disobedience Tuesday for Immigration Reform

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Asian and Pacific Islander leaders say they will join hundreds of others tomorrow in an act of civil disobedience in Washington, D.C. in support of immigration reform.

Gregory Cendana, Executive Director of the of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) wrote in the Huffington Post that he and other AAPIs will … Read more

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