“Check yourself!” Get Out the Vote Asian America! Poem by Beau Sia

Last week KAYA was proud to announce achievements in the Filipino American community.
•    the re-election of Maryland State Delegate Kris Valderrama,
•    appointments of two Filipino Americans to the President’s Advisory Commission,
•    and KAYA’s own DC-Chapter members working in new leadership positions, Gregory Cendana, Interim Deputy Director of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) and Naomi Underwood Tacuyan, Director of AAPI Outreach at the Democratic National Committee (DNC).
•    We also want to announce that a Filipino American, Maria Raffinan has been confirmed as an Associate Justice to DC Superior Court!
This is only the beginning.

As we celebrate Filipino American History Month this October, we want to recognize that Filipino Americans are making an impact. KAYA continues to help cultivate and grow our leadership so our community is visible at the political table.

Only 25 days left until Election Day. Your participation is important—crucial—in helping to shape our community’s future.

If you haven’t already, register yourself and your friends and family members to vote!

Find your local precinct: http://www.smartvoter.org

Key dates to note
October 18 is the last day to register to vote in person in California
October 26, is the last day to vote by mail
November 2 – Election Day!!

Get involved and help our community reach Election Day with victory.

Asian American spoken word artist and poet, Beau Sia performs at APA Rock the Vote!


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