The Asian Pacific Islanders Caucus of the California Democratic Party will be holding its first virtual Executive Board Meeting tonight. After brief opening reports the API Caucus is excited to hold its panel discussion "Looking Within: Addressing anti-blackness in the API Community," moderated by our own Northern Outreach Chair Harris Mojadedi. The meeting will officially … Continue reading Addressing Anti-Blackness in the API Community & Our First Virtual Meeting
California Democratic Party 2020 Summer Executive Board Meeting Asian Pacific Islander Caucus Meeting Agenda Friday, July 24, 2020 | 7:45pm -9:45pm via online (registration link TBD) http://www.apicaucus.com | https://cadem.org/our-party/executive-board/ 1) Call to Order | Welcome 2) Approval of Agenda 3) Approval of Minutes 4) Elected Officer Reports State Chair ReportState Treasurer ReportCaucus MembershipDues Update and … Continue reading Summer E-Board Meeting with the API Caucus!
The California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander Caucus urges legislators to take action to restore affirmative action in California. Allowing race and gender to be considered in college admissions, hiring, and government contracting levels the playing field for those who lack personal connections or face discrimination, including API students, employees, and businesses. After Prop 209 … Continue reading IN SUPPORT OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
The Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Democratic Caucus, the Filipino American Caucus, the California Young Democrats Asian and Pacific Islander Caucus, and California Democratic Party Secretary Jenny Bach are launching a statewide Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month campaign that is reflective of our stories and values to feature API activists and leaders throughout the … Continue reading CADEM Celebrates API Heritage Month
Fellow Democrats: "The California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander (API) Caucus is proud to join all Americans in celebrating API Heritage Month and embracing the diversity of our communities. However, we note that this year’s Heritage Month observances come at a time where the fastest growing immigrant population in America is facing the grim reality … Continue reading Recognizing May as API Heritage Month
Message from the State ChairDear Fellow Democrats: I truly hope you are doing well including your loved ones. It is such an unprecedented time and on a daily basis we are saturated with COVID-19 information, hearing of xenophobic crimes affecting our community, and having to deal with the blatant ignorance and stupidity of our President … Continue reading April 2020 Message From Chair
Together with the CYD API Caucus, we had successful canvassing days for the Honorable Henry Lo for Monterey Park City Council and Dr. Suely Saro for Long Beach City Council where we were joined by Sentor Lena Gonzalez. The fight is not over, so consider helping them and all our API Democratic candidates out today!
Message from the State Chair Dear Fellow Democrats: The 2020 Primary Election is just around the corner! Presidential candidates and/or their teams will be in our home state this weekend until Super Tuesday (check out our Presidential Democratic Candidates Corner below). We will be tracking our API endorsed candidates throughout 2020 with a final list to … Continue reading GOTV Message from the Chair
The City of Mountain View reorganized its city council and now has two APIs of Japanese descent in both the Mayor and Vice Mayor Positions, Margaret Abe-Koga and Ellen Kamei.
The proposed resolution supporting Hong Kong people's demand for democracy and human rights has been updated based on a statement adopted by the California Young Democrats. The resolution can be reviewed and comments can be sent in via this link.CYD has also endorsed the following bills still pending in Congress: HR 4551 (Hong Kong Policy … Continue reading Hong Kong Resolution – Submit Your Comments