APIA Vote Hosts 2020 Presidential Town Hall

2020 Presidential Town Hall event with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Representative Judy Chu, Former Governor of Guam Eddie Baza Calvo, and journalists Amna Nawaz and Vicky Nguyen, will be taking place on Saturday 6/27 at 3pm ET. Please register at apia.vote/townhall2020 here:

About the Presidential Town Hall

Since 2008, the Presidential Town Hall has served as a forum for AAPIs to push for AAPI issues to be addressed and on the radar of campaigns and the media. In giving presidential candidates a space to directly address AAPI community members, leaders, and organizers, the town hall has become one of the few spaces geared specifically for candidates to speak directly to AAPIs, about AAPIs. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should we participate in the Presidential Town Hall?

The Presidential Town Hall will be the largest convergence of over 5,000+ Asian American and Pacific Islander professionals and community leaders in the nation. We will be organizing virtually and it will be held in the afternoon of June 27, 2020. This is a historic moment because, as a collective group, this will be the largest opportunity for the presidential candidates to participate and address our communities’ needs for the General Election. This will also allow our communities to unite our voices in political engagement this year and into the future.

How can my organization get involved?

Sign up to host a watch party from the comforts of your home and learn more about how to become a SUPPORTING ORGANIZATION here.

Who else is participating?

Join our growing list of Sponsors, Host Committee and Supporting Organizations 

Are the presidential candidates confirmed?

Both presidential candidates have been invited.  More information is forthcoming.

What events are happening on Saturday, June 27 and days leading up to the event?

The Presidential Town Hall is scheduled for the afternoon of June 27.  A number of workshops and convenings will be scheduled days leading up to the Town Hall as well as dates afterward. This includes various panel discussions, trainings, and more related to youth engagement, election protection, policy priorities, GOTV and voter registration. . See the detailed agenda HERE or explore the full descriptions of sessions.

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