So why is it important to have conversations and dialogue around civic engagement?
This question inspires our latest campaign…it’s time to Face The Family, y’all!
WED MAR 20
KICK-OFF WEBINAR with BENSON QUACH, CHRIS DINH, & CHANTAL THUY
As Asian-Americans and Asian-Canadians, speaking to family members and loved ones about civic engagement or policies can be difficult – whether through language barriers or differences in political leanings. Often times, we choose to avoid having these discussions altogether in order to avoid conflicts. But of course, nothing will change if we don’t talk about important issues and at least come to understand one another.
The 2020 Project is hosting a webinar panel to launch the Face the Family Campaign with the Team Reps; Benson Quach, Chris Dinh, and Chantal Thuy to discuss their own experiences having such discussions with their respective family members. We hope their experiences can help you start a dialogue with your own family members and register someone you care about to vote!
All attendees will earn 10 Points for their 2020 Project Team! Have questions you want to ask Chantal, Chris, or Benson? Submit them here! You will also be able to ask questions during the live webinar!
We advise you to download the Zoom app before hopping on the webinar!
U.S. Telephone: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 929 205 6099
Webinar ID: 319 053 220
So… What Do We Do After Our Bonding-Feelsy-Awesome vs Terrible-Eye-Opening Talks??
We ask you to REGISTER a family member, loved one, bestie, roommate, mailman…TO VOTE!
Got someone to register to vote?! Get points for your team!
What is the 2020 Project?
YOMYOMF and UNAVSA are teaming up with the mission of registering 100,000 APIs by the 2020 Elections. We are doing this by raising awareness, providing education, and giving a space for civic engagement on the local, regional, and national scale. Voter participation for Asian Americans is especially low for age range 18-34. The 2020 Project hopes to close that gap and have more representation reflected in policy change and implementation!
To make it even more interesting, we’re breaking it down to a friendly team competition. The team that garners the most votes? Well, let’s just say that your favorite Asian-American, Asian-Canadian, and Pacific Islander celebrities are watching and are signing up to become your Team Representatives to support y’all to vote, help elevate Asian representation, and battle it out to see which team can show up and get people to the polls!
Team Representatives <3
Director & Producer
Team West Coast
Actor & Writer
Team Middle America
Actor & Artist
Team East Coast
So... Are You Registered to Vote?
Registered? Then Pledge to Vote!
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- 2020 Project Introduction Slides
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WE SHAPE ELECTIONS.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders remain the fastest growing populations in the United States, at a rate of 46% and 40%, respectively, between the year of 2000 and 2010. This stands in comparison to a 10% population growth rate nationally. AAPI population growth partially stems from growing numbers of Asian immigrants, with more immigration coming from Asia since 2008 than any other part of the world.
The decisions made by policymakers and our representatives at all levels of government impacts our day-to-day lives. However, if AAPIs aren’t at the table or in positions where they can influence policy decisions, our needs and voices are often ignored or forgotten.