Overcoming Voting Barriers - 4:36
with Christine Chen of Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote
Posted Mar 24, 2015
America's political landscape continues to change. With the Asian American and Pacific Islander community expected to reach more than 20 million people by the end of this year, overcoming voting barriers is critical for this population. With Christine Chen, Executive Director of the Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) Vote. In discussing voting barriers, Chen stated, "As we're celebrating the 50th Anniversary... of the Voting Rights Act, we understand that piece of legislation also eventually allowed language assistance." Visit Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote on the web at www.APIAVote.org or www.Facebook.com/APIAVote or follow at www.Twitter.com/APIAVote.
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