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 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

See what impact we made in 2021-2022:

Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islander Groups Strongly Support the Reintroduction of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

WASHINGTON, DC —Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, and the undersigned organizations from the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community applaud Senators Durbin and Warnock for reintroducing S. 4, the John R.

A Message From Christine Chen

Why Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters Are Important

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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.

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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.

2024 Presidential Town Hall

Join us for the 2024 Presidential Town Hall, our national forum for inviting presidential candidates to engage directly with the AAPI community, and our issues placed at the forefront of campaigns and the media.

The Presidential Town Hall will be held in the Philadelphia Convention Center on July 13, 2024. We are anticipating a crowd of up to 1800 in attendance for an in person event. See below for how to participate.

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