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New Poll: Asian American Voting Power in 2022 Midterm Elections

The Asian American voting bloc has transformed into a core constituency for progressive values. Asian Americans now hold progressive views on a variety of issues, similar to Latinx and Black voters. This is a strong and continued repudiation of efforts that fomented racial divisions and stoked anti-Asian violence, particularly during the pandemic.

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Beyond the Hashtags & Slogans: The Role of AAPIs in Police Reform

In this policy brief, civil rights attorney Je Yon Jung writes about the intersections of the Black-led movement against police brutality and the critical role that AAPIs must play in uniting for police reform. The piece explores the historical underpinnings of policing and the pathway to policing in the United States today. It demystifies the legal and practical basis for the enduring lack of police accountability in courtrooms and our society and why the movement to "defund the police" is not as radical as some believe.

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From our Grantees

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Building since 2013

In 2013, a group of pioneering donors came together to discuss ways to substantively boost AAPI civic engagement. It became apparent that a specific fund, dedicated to expanding and deepening community capacity, was needed. Thus, the AAPI Civic Engagement Fund was conceived.