Author: KAYA-DC

Thursday, May 24, 6:30pm — Kaya-DC Chapter Meeting

Thursday, May 24th 6:30 p.m. Kababji Grill 1351 Connecticut Ave. NW (Dupont – Conn & N St) We’ve got lots to talk about — plans for a lineup of events in June; voter registration; working with other KAYA chapters to support candidates; and organizing our program for DC interns, the KAYA Summer Internship Program (KSIP).…
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Monday, May 7th – Bleeding Blue: AAPIs for Reelecting Obama Kickoff

Do you bleed blue? Do you identify as Asian American (including South Asian American), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander and are looking for ways to help reelect Obama? Do you want to help elect progressive AANHPI candidates in your own backyard and around the country?   If you answered yes to any of the questions above…
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WHIAAPI: What’s Your Story

Vote for your favorite videos in our “What’s Your Story?” video contest.  Each video shines a light on the important work happening around the country.  And they remind us what makes the AAPI community so strong. Watch these 11 video submissions at and vote for the story that most inspires you. The deadline for voting is…
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Racist Advertisement by Senate Candidate

KAYA stands in solidarity with our Asian American and Pacific Islander community leaders who have spoken against the racially offensive advertisement and website designed by Peter Hoekstra’s campaign for U.S. Senate. We demand Hoekstra remove this disrespectful ad and publicly apologize for his actions.   Rep. Mike Honda, DNC Vice Chair, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)…
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Romney is Wrong for Nevada’s Filipino Americans

Contact: Erin Pangilinan, KAYA National Communications Director, Mario Salazar, KAYA National Political Director, Los Angeles, CA – As Governor Romney now sets his sights on Nevada, a state with the fastest growing Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population, KAYA underscores how his misguided policy positions would endanger Filipino American, AAPI, and immigrant…
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SOTU Watch Party Pictures

Last Tuesday, Members of KAYA-DC along with South Asians for Obama, Korean Americans for Obama, Asian Pacific Americans for Progress, and other community leaders joined together to watch the State of the Union address. Below are a few snapshots of the night. SOTU Watch Party

Party with us at Progressive Beats 7.0

KAYA DC presents PROGRESSIVE BEATS 7.0: “Puso Para sa Pilipinas”  (Love for the Philippines) featuring DJ Klasiphide Valentine’s Fundraiser for Philippine Typhoon Survivors WHEN: Saturday, February 4 from 10:00pm – 2:30am WHERE: Zabb Modern Asian Restaurant – 1836 18th St, NW WEAR: Show your Valentine’s love by wearing RED! COVER: $15 general donation $10 for young professionals, students, limited income *Donations will…
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Join us for a State of the Union Viewing Party!

Where: Tsunami Sushi & Lounge, 1326 14th Street, NW – 3rd floor lounge Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Time: The speech is scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m., so we’ll start gathering at 7:45 p.m. Sponsored by: APALA-DC, KAYA-DC, South Asians for Obama, Korean Americans for Obama, & Asian Pacific Americans for Progress-DC KAYA-DC will…
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