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August 20, 2012

America's Opportunity Fund Diversity Project Video Debut!

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We've done it again!

In our recent George Takei PhotoPhrase contest we asked why diversity matters, and you answered.

We couldn’t be more excited to share your responses in America’s Opportunity Fund's second video!! We put it together, but these are your inspirations and ideas.

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August 9, 2012

The AOF George Takei "Why It Matters" PhotoPhrase Contest...WHO WON?

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Secretary Norm Mineta Announces the 3 Winners of the AOF George Takei "Why It Matters" PhotoPhrase Contest

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August 9, 2012

Diversity with America's Opportunity Fund Video

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Diversity with America's Opportunity Fund Video

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July 30, 2012

AOF's "Why Diversity Matters" George Takei PhotoPhrase contest WINNERS!

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AOF's "Why Diversity Matters" George Takei PhotoPhrase contest WINNERS! 

We couldn’t be more excited to share the with you the winners of our George Takei PhotoPhrase contest.

Thank you to everyone who participated and a special thank you to George Takei for making this all possible!

CONGRATUALTIONS to the lucky 3!!

FIND OUT WHO WON HERE!

Sumbit your comments HERE! Or tell us what you think via Facebook or Twitter!

 

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June 5, 2012

AOF Diversity Video Debut

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We couldn’t be more excited to share the very first America’s Opportunity Fund video with you! This video comments on diversity issues in our Congress and the discrepancies between the AAPI community and its representation in government.

We would like to thank all of the participants for helping us make this video a reality. In the coming weeks we will be showcasing each of them as members of the AAPI community and to thank them for their support of Secretary Mineta and AOF’s efforts!

Please share this video with your friends and contacts and make sure to let Secretary Mineta know WHAT YOU THINK!

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February 14, 2012

What the GOP Can Learn From Jeremy Lin

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What can one possibly add to the hill of hype that now surrounds the glorious Jeremy Lin, New York Knickerbocker?

We are fascinated by his rise, but instead of focusing on his talent, which is raw and untested, we fixate upon his race and his biography. Lin's parents came here from Taiwan in the late 70s, settling in California, and he grew up as American as he did Taiwanese, with a quiet but devoted Christianity that marks him as a cultural conservative, and a playfulness and sense of humor that keeps him tethered to the modern world. Implicit within the coverage of Linsanity is the assumption that Lin is so special because he is unusual. But he's not, really. If you've been paying attention to integration of second-generation Asian-Americans into the our political super-culture, he's kind of normal.

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January 11, 2011

Secy. Gary Locke Welcomes Visitors to the AAPI website

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A new website for The White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders.

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November 13, 2008

America's Opportunity Fund Applauds President-elect Obama

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A week after Barack Obama was declared to be the next President of the United States, America’s Opportunity Fund (AOF) co-chairs, former Washington State Governor Gary Locke and former Cabinet Secretary Norman Minetacongratulate President-elect Obama in this historic election.

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September 25, 2008

America’s Opportunity Fund Co-Chair, Governor Gary Locke, To Discuss the Role of AAPIs in the Upcoming Presidential Election

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Former Washington State Governor Gary Locke will be attending a fundraiser on October 8, 2008 in San Francisco on behalf of his PAC, America’s Opportunity Fund (AOF).  He will be meeting with local community and business leaders to discuss the role of Asian Americans in battleground states in the upcoming Presidential Election.

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January 11, 2008

Congressman Mike Honda and Others Rallying Nevada's Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters

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Rep. Mike Honda launched a get-out-the-vote campaign among Nevada's Asian American and Pacific Islander community (AAPI), to galvanize this growing community to participate in the January 19th Nevada Presidential Caucuses.

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