Legislative Leadership Series

Voting Rights and Challenges in the 2020 Election

Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:00 pm EDT

This panel will discuss barriers to voting for the AAPI community, including strict voter ID requirements, voter purges and closing of polling places in minority communities, as well as efforts to protect the voting rights of minorities and to combat voter suppression, and strategies to protect the health of voters and poll workers in the time of COVID-19.

Remarks By:

Daphne Kwok, AARP


  • Christine Chen, APIAVote
  • Julianne Hines, Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley
  • Jigme Ugen, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota
  • Jerry Vattamala, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)

Moderator: Terry Ao Minnis, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC

Sponsored by: Planned Parenthood (PPFA) & SEIU


Stay Up-to-Date

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

APAICS 27th Annual Awards Gala

Thursday, May 13, 2021 Pre-show 5:30 PM ET | General Program 6:00 PM ET