ith far-right-extremists still threatening to destroy what remains of democratic society, this may be the most important midterm election of our lifetimes and for the planet.
From the work of two Presidential primary cycles since 2016, members and close allies of PANA have not only been stepping up, but winning! Many lessons for ground game political campaigns to be consolidated and replicated!
Four PANA-endorsed judicial candidates advance! Nationally, we see the damage judges in the highest court can do. Locally, this November, let’s elect judges that will do the right thing in the service of the public interest! Congratulations to the “Defenders of Justice!”
Tsukuru Fors, Reggie Wong and Taiji Miyagawa share experiences from their work to win healthcare-for-all, including AB 1400 in CA. How efforts by PANA to address the larger issue of inequality faced by Asian and Pacific Islander Americans are an example of how to build a broader, more diverse and powerful grassroots movement to win […]
Trauma and Trump make Asian American voters a more cohesive bloc, new poll reveals Ahead of the 2022 midterms, the POLITICO/Morning Consult poll found that Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders are significantly more likely to be mobilized by a shared fear of violence and discrimination than before the pandemic. From Politico.com, by Rishika Dugyala and Beatrice Jin […]
Translators and Interpreters Needed! We have a dire need to gather our multilingual capacity in order to build political power in our communities. We cannot continue to concede the Asian language spaces to the Right Wing as we have been doing. We must commit to valuing ALL voices in our communities and not fall prey […]
Don’t Sleep on Asian American Voters The bloc’s power is growing fast. That could be bad news for the GOP. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/05/asian-american-voters-trump-covid/618935 When Kamala Harris, Hillary Clinton, and other prominent Democrats appeared online at a major fundraiser last night, they spotlighted one of the least discussed lessons of the 2020 election: Asian Americans are poised for […]
Act Now to Pass AB279 Sponsored by Assemblymembers Al Muratsuchi and Miguel Santiago, AB 279 was inspired by seniors and families who are fighting against evictions at the Sakura Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. The international developer owners, Pacifica Companies, seeks to empty the building to convert it to high-rent, market-rate […]
These photos upend the idea of Asians as the “model minority” in the U.S. Resistance to Anti-Asian Violence is synonymous with the history of Asians in the U.S. and predates many of the photos from this exhibit at the Los Angeles Chinese America Museum from 2017 but it is important to recognize this history during […]
PANA members, friends and allies have both run for and won CA Assembly District Delegate elections. These activists strive to bring increased transparency and democracy to the CA Democratic Party, build alliances with Progressive Agenda activists across the state and fight for winning support for progressive reform, including “normalizing” planks of the Progressive Agenda. AD […]