In 1997, Asian Pacific American Coalition for Equality formed a state-wide AAPI coalition to join other communities of color, women’s organizations, and national organizations to oppose the passage of I-200, an initiative to end affirmative action in Washington State. Since then, APACE (now known as Asian and Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment) has worked to […]
Asian and Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment Votes (APACEvotes) condemns the racist and misogynistic killings of eight massage parlor workers and customers in Atlanta, Georgia that occurred on March 16, 2021. Six of the victims were Asian women. As a community, we grieve this tragedy and wish unconditional love and healing for the victims […]
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APACE stands with the three demands set forth by COVID-19 Mutual Aid Seattle to: Seattle’s Mayor and City Council must immediately defund Seattle Police Department (SPD). The city faces a $300 million budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Seattle City Council should propose and vote for a 50% cut from the $363 million already budgeted for […]