Choose a side
Apr14

Choose a side

By Tony Choi. Reposted with permission from the original piece at Medium. Six days ago, in response to organizers who shouted “Black youth are not superpredators,” former president Bill Clinton said that Black youth that they were referring to were “the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hopped up on crack and sent them out onto the street to murder other African-American children.” This is incredibly reprehensible. A proper...

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I cannot vote in the 2016 elections
Apr13

I cannot vote in the 2016 elections

By Tony Choi. Reposted with permission from the original post on Medium. For those of you who don’t know me, I am undocumented. But in an alternate universe, I am a registered voter in my home state of New Jersey, and I have until the 13th to change my party affiliation from “independent” to “Democratic.” In that alternate universe, the DREAM Act would have passed in 2008 when it was first introduced. In that world, the Democrats...

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AAPI for Bernie Sanders, Hillary for America campaigns to participate in Democratic Filipino American Issues Forum in NYC this Friday
Apr10

AAPI for Bernie Sanders, Hillary for America campaigns to participate in Democratic Filipino American Issues Forum in NYC this Friday

Dr. Paul Y. Song, Co-Chair of the Leadership Council for Asian-Americans & Pacific Islanders For Bernie Sanders, and the Exec. Chair of the Courage Campaign will participate with Jason Tengco, AAPI Outreach Director for Hillary for America for the Democratic Presidential Primary Filipino American Issues Forum in New York City to educate Filipino Americans about their candidates’ positions on national priorities that matter to the...

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Mayor Bao Nguyen of Garden Grove, CA endorses Bernie Sanders for President
Apr10

Mayor Bao Nguyen of Garden Grove, CA endorses Bernie Sanders for President

Bao Nguyen is the Mayor of the City of Garden Grove, California and is the first Vietnamese Democratic mayor in the United States and the first directly elected openly gay mayor in Orange County. He is running to represent California’s 46th District in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress and is on the ballot for California’s Primary Election on June 7, 2016. “As a son of refugees who escaped a corrupt and oppressive...

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New Poll Shows Sanders with Strong Lead Among Asian Americans
Apr04

New Poll Shows Sanders with Strong Lead Among Asian Americans

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Following Saturday’s landslide wins in Hawaii and Washington, a new poll of California voters shows U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders leading his Democratic opponent 43 percent to 35 percent among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California (USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times). Asian Americans alone make up 12% of the likely electorate in California and 66% of the electorate in Hawaii. “Bernie’s message is resonating with...

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