Together we’re making a difference: $60K in donations from Asian Americans to candidates, field efforts

Because of your support, CAPA21 has donated $60,000 to candidates and field activities through our Asian Americans #TakeItBack campaign!

These field activities include Asian in-language ads in three key Congressional districts in California and nonpartisan voter registration, education and get out the vote activities throughout the country.

Another one of the groups we’re supporting, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) is helping activate labor in the effort to flip red districts. Several of our endorsed candidates, including Andrew Janz and T.J. Cox, have been endorsed by the local newspaper against the incumbent Republicans.

We’re still fundraising! Hoyt Zia, Leigh-Ann Miyasato, and CAPA21 Chair Glen S. Fukushima are pledging $20,000 total in matching donations. We surpassed our $50,000 and this match pledge is key to helping us hit our next goal of $100,000.

Donate today and your donation will effectively be doubled! Donate by Monday, October 24, and we will expend those funds by October 26 to aid the final pushes by our endorsed candidates,

Below is a list of our total donations after three rounds of contributions and an updated list of our donors we’d like to thank for supporting Asian Americans #TakeItBack!

Thank you for your continued support!

~ Dale


WE MADE OUR THIRD ROUND OF DONATIONS

Because of your generous support, we made three rounds of donations to candidates in California swing districts and to key Asian American candidates (amounts reflect totals to date):

Mike Levin For Congress – California 49th District – $5,000.00
Andy Kim for Congress – New Jersey – $5,000.00
Josh Harder for Congress – California 10th District – $5,000.00
Katie Hill for Congress – California 25th District – $5,000.00
Harley Rouda for Congress – California 48th District – $5,000.00
Andrew Janz for Congress – California 22nd District – $5,000.00
Gina Ortiz Jones for Congress – Texas – $5,000.00
TJ Cox for Congress – California 21st District – $5,000.00
Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate (Texas) – $5,000
Jacky Rosen for U.S. Senate (Nevada) – $5,000

We also donated the following to support field efforts:
Asian Americans Against Trumpism – $5,000
APIAVote – $2,500
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance – $2,500

We can give more with your support! Your donation will be matched 1:1 up to $20,000! With additional funds, we plan on donating to additional candidates, including U.S. Heidi Heitkamp for her courageous vote against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.


THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS!

The CAPA21 PAC recognizes and thanks those on the front lines – the early donors – who have made generous contributions to this effort:

Hoyt Zia and Leigh-Ann Miyasato
Glen S. Fukushima
Minami Tamaki LLP
Clement Kong
Don Tamaki
Johnnie Giles
Dale Minami and Ai Mori
Dr. Craig Yamada and Dr. Monice Kwok
Bryan Springmeyer
Chris Noma and Steve Fong
Colbert Matsumoto
Dianne Fukami
Henry Der
Joan Haratani
John Yang
Kei-On Chan
Michael G. Lee
Minette Kwok and Gerald Okimoto
Paul Osaki
Randy Choy
Richard Sakai and Connie Young
Sydney Kohara
Audrey Yamamoto
David Louie
Edwin Oshika
Emerald Yeh
Renie Yoshida
Tasha Yorozu
Emi Gusukuma
Jeff Woo and Shirley Tan
Mas and Marcia Hashimoto
Sean Tamura-Sato
Stan Yogi
Vincent Pan
Angela Oh
Audee Kochiyama Holman
Carol Izumi
Eddie and Pam Kochiyama
Hiroshi Shimizu
Jeff and Sandy Mori
Todd Fujinaga
William G. Wong
Ben and Dianne Fong-Torres
Cal Abe
Celia Lee and Clarke Holland
Doris Gee
Dr. Roland Minami
Eddie Wong
Gary Lee and Lisa Oyama
Maeley Tom
Martha Nakagawa
Nancy Yamaguchi
Patricia Shiu
Paul Igasaki
Philip Kan Gotanda and Diane Takei
Richard Komatsu
Sam Mihara
Satsuki Ina
Teresa Tan
Wilfred Lim
Shirley Nakao
Emiko Omori
Mary Ridley
Shin Inouye

If you donated and don’t see your name here, please reply to this email and let us know so we can recognize you!

And we welcome new donations to our Asian Americans #TakeItBack campaign!

Asian Americans can make a difference in taking back Congress and stopping the vilest president we have known. We can reverse this current climate of anti-immigration laws, hate crimes, revival of internment prisons and discrimination. #TakeItBack

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