Asian American Action Fund

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Asian American Action Fund is a progressive political organization dedicated to empowering Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across the United States.

Through the AAA-Fund, Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) from different ethnic groups and from all over the country work together to increase the voice of the APA community in local, state and federal government. We do this by helping to elect APA and other political candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to the community, and by engaging APAs in the political process.[1]

History of the AAA-Fund

Founded in 1999, the AAA-Fund brings together progressive APA leaders from each of the major ethnic groups and from all over America. The officers, board of directors, advisory board and honorary board represent every major ethnic group and every major region of the country. Together, we are building a national network of AAA-Fund chapters, affiliates, and leaders that are increasing the APA community’s voice in all parts of the country and at all levels of government. We are engaging APAs : young and old : in the political process, and mobilizing the community behind candidates who care.

Together, we identify promising APA and other political candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to advancing the APA community, and help them with fundraisers, exposure online and in the media, and grassroots campaign work. During the last eight years, we have supported candidates at every level of government : city council, state representative, state senate, governor, U.S. representative, U.S. Senate and President. Thanks to the generosity of donors nationwide, we have raised over one million dollars for our endorsed candidates. Thanks to our energetic and idealistic volunteers, we have campaigned for them on the ground and on the phone. Our candidates have won elections in every region of the country, including California, Oregon, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, Maryland, Texas, and Iowa, to name a few.[2]

Candidates

Election 2014

Election 2012

Leadership

Executive Board

Circa 2013;[5]

Advisory Board

Circa 2013;[6]

Honorary Board

Circa 2013;[7]

References