22 min

Maria Oyama Leininger & Lala Wu on AAPIs and the States' Fight To Protect Abortion The Ronin Project Podcast

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Maria Oyama Leininger & Lala Wu discuss AAPI representation in politics the role AAPI voters will play in the state level races that will determine the future of legal access to safe abortions.
Maria Oyama Leininger is the Regional Political Director for the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee.  Maria oversees the committee’s work in 10 states to win, expand, and protect Democratic majorities.  Her extensive electoral experience includes serving as Washington State Director for Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign and Political Director for three U.S. Representatives: Suzan DelBene, Kim Schrier, and Adam Smith.  She also served as Voter Protection Director at the Washington State Democratic Party, as a political consultant for clients across the country and at every level, and as District Director for Congresswoman Kim Schrier.

Lala Wu is a Co-Founder and the Executive Director of Sister District.  She has successfully led the expansion of the organization's volunteer infrastructure to 50,000 members and over 150 chapters in 31 states.   Since its founding in 2016, Sister District has raised over $3.6m in small dollar donations directly to candidates and reached out to over 3.1m voters through doors, calls, texts, and postcards on behalf of over 100 state legislative candidates in key swing districts.  Lala also leads strategic partnerships with local and national organizations such as the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, EMILY’s List, Human Rights Campaign, and Vote Save America.
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Maria Oyama Leininger & Lala Wu discuss AAPI representation in politics the role AAPI voters will play in the state level races that will determine the future of legal access to safe abortions.
Maria Oyama Leininger is the Regional Political Director for the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee.  Maria oversees the committee’s work in 10 states to win, expand, and protect Democratic majorities.  Her extensive electoral experience includes serving as Washington State Director for Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign and Political Director for three U.S. Representatives: Suzan DelBene, Kim Schrier, and Adam Smith.  She also served as Voter Protection Director at the Washington State Democratic Party, as a political consultant for clients across the country and at every level, and as District Director for Congresswoman Kim Schrier.

Lala Wu is a Co-Founder and the Executive Director of Sister District.  She has successfully led the expansion of the organization's volunteer infrastructure to 50,000 members and over 150 chapters in 31 states.   Since its founding in 2016, Sister District has raised over $3.6m in small dollar donations directly to candidates and reached out to over 3.1m voters through doors, calls, texts, and postcards on behalf of over 100 state legislative candidates in key swing districts.  Lala also leads strategic partnerships with local and national organizations such as the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, EMILY’s List, Human Rights Campaign, and Vote Save America.
Learn more about DLCC at this link https://dlcc.org/

Learn more about Sister District at this link https://sisterdistrict.com/

Support Bee Nguyen for GA SOS at this link https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bee4sos

Support Dr. Michelle Au for GA State House Rep. at this link https://secure.ngpvan.com/EZGPNH1k4EChVGDzLeyhgg2

Support Dr. Arvind Venkat for PA State House Rep. at this link https://secure.actblue.com/donate/venkatforpa

Join the Ronin Nation and get breaking news, tips and tools to politically empower yourself, and inspirational content about bad Asians getting into good trouble at this link or cut and paste this URL into your search bar https://tinyurl.com/ronins4ever

Chip in $10, $20, or $50 to the Ronin Project PAC to help elect pro-choice, pro-labor, pro-clean energy, and pro-diversity Asian American candidates for local, state, and federal offices at this link  https://www.efundraisingconnections.com/c/RoninProjectPAC

Thanks for listening, see you next week!

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Get Ronin Project updates at this link:
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Or chip in $10, $20, or $50 to the Ronin Project PAC to help elect pro-choice, pro-labor, pro-clean energy, and pro-diversity Asian American candidates for local, state, and federal offices at this link

https://www.efundraisingconnections.com/c/RoninProjectPAC

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22 min