Two Months of Growing and Learning: My Summer Internship with AAPI FORCE-EF

by Huanvy Phan Before I start, let me introduce myself: My name is Huanvy, and I use they/them pronouns. I recently graduated with a B.A. in Asian American Studies, and while I was in college, I was deeply involved in the Asian American community.

It’s been 55 years since the Voting Rights Act, and we still don’t have equal voting rights

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.

Yes on Prop 15 - We Pay More When Corporations Don’t Pay their Fair Share of Taxes

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.

Schools & Communities First: Essential for Rebuilding AAPI Communities Across California

As Asian Pacific American Heritage Month comes to an end, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders across California celebrate not only our culturally dense history, but also our histories of resistance, survival, resilience, and power.

Your favorite presidential candidate won’t bring all the change you want to see in your community…

by Lan Nguyen, AAPI FORCE-EF communications manager If you’re anything like me, you were probably up all night of the Iowa caucus, refreshing your twitter feed to see if your presidential candidate made the cut. You’ve watched all the debates. You’ve donated to a political campaign for the first time in your life.