Our second round of donations: $35,000 to U.S. Senate candidates

Following CAPA21 Chair Glen S. Fukushima’s announcement that we reached our goal of $250,000, and our first round of donations, we’re proud to announce our next round of donations to candidates for U.S. Senate. We selected our U.S. Senate candidates through a criteria involving several factors: (1) If the state is also a swing state … Continue reading Our second round of donations: $35,000 to U.S. Senate candidates

Thanks to you, we’ve reached our goal of $250,000!

We’re now ready to make our first round of donations.

Thanks to you, we’ve reached our goal of $250,000! We’re now ready to make our first round of donations.

In September 2019, our CAPA21 political action committee set an ambitious goal of raising $250,000 in a #TakeItBack2020 campaign led by Asian Americans to defeat Donald Trump and Trump Republicans in 2020.

In 2018, CAPA21 raised $100,000 to support candidates and voter engagement activities. Eight of our CAPA21-backed Congressional candidates won and helped return control of the House to Democrats. I felt strongly that our PAC must once again join the fight in 2020 to defeat Donald Trump and Trump Republicans.

I pledged $125,000 as a match for this effort. CAPA21 President Dale Minami secured pledges and donations from Clement Kong, Joan Haratani, Raymond L. Ocampo Jr., Don Tamaki, Mona Lisa Yuchengco, Maeley Tom, and Ginger Lew. Dale and his wife, Ai Mori, also donated. Hoyt and his wife, Leigh-Ann Miyasato, donated, and Hoyt also obtained donations and pledges from David Louie, Colbert Matsumoto, and Louise Ing.

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