Category Archives: Politics & Community

Ranked Choice Voting, a system worth fighting for

Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) or “Instant Run-Off Voting” as it’s sometimes called, is currently under fire in San Francisco.  Two charter amendments are currently working their way through the Rules Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  Recently I

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Ranked Choice Voting, a system worth fighting for

Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) or “Instant Run-Off Voting” as it’s sometimes called, is currently under fire in San Francisco.  Two charter amendments are currently working their way through the Rules Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  Recently I

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re: “Redistricting worries San Francisco’s gay leaders”

On July 1st, 2011 the San Francisco Examiner published an article entitled “Redistricting worries San Francisco’s gay leaders.” In response to that article, Benjamin Leong & Carlo De La Cruz Co-Chair & Political Awareness Chair of the Gay Asian Pacific

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re: “Redistricting worries San Francisco’s gay leaders”

On July 1st, 2011 the San Francisco Examiner published an article entitled “Redistricting worries San Francisco’s gay leaders.” In response to that article, Benjamin Leong & Carlo De La Cruz Co-Chair & Political Awareness Chair of the Gay Asian Pacific

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Redistricting: What It Is and Why You Should Care

By Carlo De La Cruz & Ana Duong San Francisco – Quiz of the day: In 2001 California had two Asian American elected officials representing California on the State wide or Federal level—Mike Honda (D-San Jose)  & Robert T. Matsui (D-Sacramento) .

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Redistricting: What It Is and Why You Should Care

By Carlo De La Cruz & Ana Duong San Francisco – Quiz of the day: In 2001 California had two Asian American elected officials representing California on the State wide or Federal level—Mike Honda (D-San Jose)  & Robert T. Matsui (D-Sacramento) .

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modern day barriers to voting

Looking back over the 2010 Elections, I can’t help but count myself lucky to have had the opportunity to shape and re-launch the Voter Rights Project at the Asian Law Caucus. The right to vote is a fundamental right guaranteed to all citizens of

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modern day barriers to voting

Looking back over the 2010 Elections, I can’t help but count myself lucky to have had the opportunity to shape and re-launch the Voter Rights Project at the Asian Law Caucus. The right to vote is a fundamental right guaranteed to all citizens of

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Notes from my father: Thoughts on Feb. 11 Egyptian Revolution

Notes on the Egyptian February 2011 Revolution Hundreds of thousands of people celebrate in Tahrir Square when Hosni Mubarak’s resignation is announced (Image Source:  Wikimedia Commons) Today I woke up to the news that the Hosni Mubarak regime is finally

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Notes from my father: Thoughts on Feb. 11 Egyptian Revolution

Notes on the Egyptian February 2011 Revolution Hundreds of thousands of people celebrate in Tahrir Square when Hosni Mubarak’s resignation is announced (Image Source:  Wikimedia Commons) Today I woke up to the news that the Hosni Mubarak regime is finally

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Why Asians (and Other Minorities) Must Get Involved in CA Redistricting

NOTE: Originally published on New America Media on January 24, 2011. This article has been re-posted with the permission of the authors. By Eugene Lee and Deanna Kitamura, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center LOS ANGELES—California has started a new

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Why Asians (and Other Minorities) Must Get Involved in CA Redistricting

NOTE: Originally published on New America Media on January 24, 2011. This article has been re-posted with the permission of the authors. By Eugene Lee and Deanna Kitamura, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center LOS ANGELES—California has started a new

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Portraits of Civil Rights

When I first joined the Caucus as an intern for the Communications & Development department, one of my first tasks was to create a portrait series of the clients we serve in each of the Caucus’ programs. Here is a

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Portraits of Civil Rights

When I first joined the Caucus as an intern for the Communications & Development department, one of my first tasks was to create a portrait series of the clients we serve in each of the Caucus’ programs. Here is a

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