Please join us in celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a special conversation with Congressman Andy Kim on Saturday, May 22, 2-3pm! This event is presented proudly by the Pilipino American Los Angeles Democrats (PALAD), California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander Caucus, San Diego County Democratic Party, Los Angeles County Democratic Party, AAPI … Continue reading

Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander (API) Caucus is proud to join communities across the nation in celebrating API Heritage Month. This time of year brings an opportunity to reflect on the diversity and resilience of our API communities in the United States. However, in the wake of increased xenophobic hate crimes and senseless … Continue reading Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

New Board Stands Firmly with Governor Newsom Amidst Republican Recall Effort

At its recent meeting, the California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander Caucus elected new board officers, hailing from diverse AAPI communities and serving areas of California with burgeoning AAPI populations. The Board added several key positions in order to better reflect the AAPI community’s diversity and ensure outreach to these various communities in areas such as … Continue reading New Board Stands Firmly with Governor Newsom Amidst Republican Recall Effort

Governor Newsom Sends Support to India

The CDP API Caucus expresses its gratitude to California Governor Gavin Newsom for sending lifesaving supplies to India amidst its devastating COVID crisis. Just yesterday, Gov. Newsom announced that California will be sending to India hundreds of oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders, pulse oximeters, and a deployable oxygen concentrator system. The public health emergency in India … Continue reading Governor Newsom Sends Support to India

General Membership Meeting Agenda

Join the California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for our annual California Democratic Party Convention General Membership Meeting. This year's meeting is jam-packed. Join us for a discussion of our Anti-Xenophobia Resolution, some of the most exciting awardees for our annual Trail Blazer and Rising Star Awards, the creation of a new API Action … Continue reading General Membership Meeting Agenda

#StopAAPIHate recognized with API in Action Award

In response to the alarming escalation in xenophobia and bigotry resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council (A3PCON), Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), and the Asian American Studies Department of San Francisco State University launched the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center on March 19, 2020. The center tracks and responds … Continue reading #StopAAPIHate recognized with API in Action Award

Harini Krishnan Named 2021 Trailblazer

Harini Krishnan is an Indian American Democratic Organizer who is passionate about Gender Equity, Civil Rights, Public Education and Arts. A former Lead Volunteer Organizer for the Presidential Campaign of VP Kamala Harris in California in 2019, Harini co-founded NorCal Joyful Warriors for Joe and Kamala in early 2020, was elected as a Biden Delegate to … Continue reading Harini Krishnan Named 2021 Trailblazer

Vida Benavides Named 2021 Trailblazer

Vida is a Filipino American, born in the Philippines, raised in San Francisco East Bay Area, CA. Benavides is a proven leader who has harnessed the intersection of policy advocacy, civic & electoral engagement, social justice, equity and multicultural activism. Vida is the first Filipino American to serve as a Public Affairs, Political and Multicultural … Continue reading Vida Benavides Named 2021 Trailblazer