Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is the nation’s leading nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to engaging, educating, and empowering Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities to strengthen and sustain a culture of civic engagement.


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Working Together

as one community

APIAVote partners with 80 Asian American and Pacific Islander serving organizations in 29 states to empower our communities to partake in the civic process, everywhere from California to Georgia to Tennessee. AAPI populations are growing by double digits in 49 states and Washington, D.C., and that is reflected in our growing power. APIAVote is committed to ensuring the momentum we’ve spent years to build is felt in AAPI communities in every corner of the United States.
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National Field Program

APIAVote’s National Field program empowers grassroots organizations to become dynamic, sustainable and effective organizers. We collaborate and invest in local organizations large and small, to engage with AAPI voters directly and effectively through the trusted messengers of their communities.

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Policy and Advocacy

APIAVote’s Policy and Advocacy program is dedicated to advocating for more AAPI-inclusive research, addressing the critical issues facing our communities, and being a conduit between local, state and federal actors to ensure that AAPI communities are included in policy and legislation at all levels of government. Through surveys and data analysis, we have our finger on the pulse of how our communities are growing and what issues are impacting them the most.

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Strategic Communications

APIAVote’s Strategic Communications program aims to shift the narrative surrounding AAPIs and raise awareness on their growing impact on society. We are also an information hub for AAPI voters, especially those in underserved communities, to get educated on voting, providing translated materials and inclusive content that empowers them to engage in our democratic process.

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Youth Programming

With Gen Z making up nearly 60% of US-born Asian Americans, APIAVote is laser-focused on engaging this vital voting demographic. APIAVote’s Youth Program recruits, trains and supports young AAPIs to effectively mobilize and empower their peers in order to drive higher voter turnout among their demographic.

News and Announcements

APIAVote Commends Julie Su’s Nomination Moving to a Floor Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) issued the following statement after the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) voted to advance the nomination of Julie Su as the next U.S. Secretary of Labor. “APIAVote commends the Senate HELP committee for voting to move

Closing the Digital Divide for AAPI Voters is Vital to Defending Democracy

The upcoming 2024 election cycle is a critical moment for the AAPI community and America at-large. Voting provides AAPI voices a unique opportunity to make ourselves heard and shape policy in communities across America. AAPI voters are already making an impact, and that impact is on the rise. From 2000

APIAVote Celebrates the Introduction of the New Deal for New Americans Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is excited to announce the New Deal for New Americans Act (H.R. 1643) has been reintroduced, a comprehensive piece of legislation designed to support the inclusion, economic growth, and civic engagement of immigrants and refugees. Yesterday, National Partnership for New

Why Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters Are Important


Fastest Growing Population

In the past two decades, Asian Americans have become one of the fastest growing racial or ethnic groups in the United States.


We Shape Elections

The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) electorate is a formidable community with the power to shape and influence elections down the ticket throughout the country.

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Representation Matters

Decisions made by policymakers and our representatives at all levels of government impacts our day-to-day lives – from how much funding local schools get to policies around crime prevention and gun safety.

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Impactful Economic Strength

The growth of AAPI influence and power extends beyond the political sphere, into all aspects of American society.

Upcoming Event

Our Districts,
Our Voices

A Recap of the 2021 Redistricting Cycle
in the AAPI Community

April 28, 2022 at 4 p.m. via Zoom