Category Archives: Asian Pacific Islander Issues

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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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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Census: Asian Undercount Would Mean Billions of Dollars Lost for California

Re-posting a video featuring footage from one of the Census 2010 workshops I conducted for the South East Asian community as part of the ‘Count Me In Campaign’ for the 2010 Census. Originally posted by New America Media California lost

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Census: Asian Undercount Would Mean Billions of Dollars Lost for California

Re-posting a video featuring footage from one of the Census 2010 workshops I conducted for the South East Asian community as part of the ‘Count Me In Campaign’ for the 2010 Census. Originally posted by New America Media California lost

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AAPIs Needed for California’s New Redistricting Commission

Note: Originally posted on APAs for Progress.  This article has been re-posted with the permission of the authors. Every ten years, we draw new district maps for Congress, the California legislature, county boards of supervisors, and city councils. These maps show the

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AAPIs Needed for California’s New Redistricting Commission

Note: Originally posted on APAs for Progress.  This article has been re-posted with the permission of the authors. Every ten years, we draw new district maps for Congress, the California legislature, county boards of supervisors, and city councils. These maps show the

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