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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A Strong AAPI Voice for Medicare for All — Dr. Paul Song

At the 2016 California Democratic Party Convention, Dr. Paul Song, a doctor who treats cancer patients and is an activist for Medicare-for-all, gave a rousing speech in support of Bernie Sanders for president. Sanders is the only candidate who is running to implement Medicare-for-all, which would offer universal coverage of the health care needs of all people living in America. Don't Tell Me We Can't Do Better A rousing...

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Meeting Sanders’ supporters through Annabel Park’s lens
Feb17

Meeting Sanders’ supporters through Annabel Park’s lens

During the New Hampshire Primary, documentary filmmaker Annabel Park was interviewed by Paul Jay from The Real News Network. Annabel Park is a member of AAPI For Bernie Sanders and the creator of the We Want Bernie Sanders group on Facebook. She is currently making short documentaries about Bernie Sanders supporters around the country. To find out more about Annabel Park and her documentaries, please check out the interview on TRNN in...

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The Time for Asian American Revolution
Oct21

The Time for Asian American Revolution

I recently had a conversation with a good friend of mine, a fellow Asian American, about our opposing views between Trump vs. Sanders. As our conversation continued he explained to me that he felt Bernie Sanders was a decade too late, or two terms too late, and on his ‘last leg’ so to speak. I went on to list the consistency Bernie provided and the fact that he continues to actively be on the the front lines of activism...

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