Trump has chosen our enemies over our own people. Russia over the USA. North Koreans over Americans. Trump and Co. are escalating attacks against the Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Trump’s increasingly erratic and vitriolic tweets reveal his panic. He actually believes he’s above the law. The growing list of his transgressions are proving too much even for his allies. When he invited Russia to … Continue reading The Math (and Path) is Clear. We Must Take Back Congress in Order to Restrain Trump.
To mark Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, DNC Chair Tom Perez, DNC Vice Chair Grace Meng, and DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong released the following statement (via Phil Kim, Director of AAPI Engagement): Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have made tremendous contributions to our country. From starting small businesses to making breakthroughs in the sciences and technologies, serving in our military since … Continue reading DNC’s Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Message
The John Chiang for Governor campaign released a new ad about John that tells the story of why he’s always fought for California’s underdogs and why he’s the leader we need today. This new ad could make a difference in the campaign — if we have the resources to share it with voters across the state. Help us spread the word. Watch the ad and … Continue reading Fighting for the Underdog
After returning from an official trip to the Korean Peninsula over the weekend, Combat Veteran and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) delivered a speech at Georgetown University on the dangers of rushing to war with North Korea and called on Congress to reclaim its constitutional prerogatives when it comes to matters of war and peace. Duckworth stressed the importance of advancing diplomatic options as a way … Continue reading Sen. Duckworth Calls on Congress to Reclaim Constitutional War Power Responsibilities
According to a nonpartisan exit poll of 2,538 Asian American voters in the 2017 elections, Asian Americans strongly supported Democratic candidates in four states–Virginia, New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York–with 3 out of 5 voters disapproving of Donald Trump’s performance as president. Continue reading “Exit Poll: More Asian Americans Registering as Democrats”
Governor Terry McAuliffe of Virginia held the first Asian American and Pacific Islander Summit at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus on Sept. 29, 2017. The summit’s speakers included Delegate Mark Keam, a member of CAPA21’s Leadership Council. The summit welcomed all members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and business leaders from across the region to join state leaders in policy discussions and … Continue reading Virginia Governor McAuliffe Holds First AAPI Summit
The following is text from a Facebook post by Mark Keam, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and part of our CAPA21 Leadership Council. Like many of you, I have been concerned by the recent escalating rhetoric between North Korean and American leaders, and the unimaginable consequences of either side acting with military action to back up the harsh words. Today, I joined my good … Continue reading Letter from Korean American Electeds to the President
CAPA21 Action Fund is supporting two campaign management trainings by America’s Opportunity Fund (AOF) taking place July 8-9 in Los Angeles and July 22-23 in the Bay Area. Download information on the Bay Area training (PDF) Download information on the Los Angeles training (PDF) CAPA21 Action will subsidize ten attendees to these two trainings, fully covering the $150 fee. Two subsidies will be reserved for … Continue reading CAPA21 Action Offering Subsidies for AOF Campaign Trainings in SF, LA