Alton Wang
 
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ABOUT ME

I focus on the intersection of policy and the AANHPI community, and advocate for issues that impact AANHPIs across the country. I also spend time engaging youth in public service on the Board of the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL), amongst other community organizing efforts.

Previously, I worked to engage and activate AANHPI voters at Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote). Prior to moving to D.C., I studied Sociology and Government at Wesleyan University, where I chaired the Asian American Student Collective and taught a course on Asian American history.

I'm proudly born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley outside of Los Angeles. 

 
 

Newsroom

He wants his fellow classmates, and the students who come after him to better understand the stories of racism and discrimination woven in the fabric of Asian-American history.

NBC News

 
 
 
 

The first thing that comes to mind that makes me angry is people who think that racism doesn't exist, or worse yet, that we live in a post-racial society.

Angry Asian Man

 
 
 

Even though our work is metrically about how many voters we can register, how many people vote in elections, or the data we collect, what’s more important is that it’s erasing the stigma of being engaged in the political process, while also building the next generation of leaders.

The American Prospect 

 
 
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