Building political power for
working-class AAPIs throughout California
AAPI FORCE-EF (AAPIs for Civic Empowerment Education Fund) advances policies, campaigns and issues that support working-class AAPIs through voter mobilization.
by Andrew Lee and Huanvy Phan Today, we want to commemorate civil rights icon John Lewis and his contributions towards the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which celebrates its fifty-fifth anniversary today. This landmark piece of federal legislation has enfranchised millions of voters of color ever since its passage in 1965, and represents one of Lewis’s greatest contributions to his fight for racial justice.
by Andrew Lee Proposition 13, a ballot initiative passed in 1978, has had an adverse impact on AAPIs and other disadvantaged communities in California ever since its passage.