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Civic Engagement

We are looking for organizations who are planning voter registration and engagement activities next year to specifically target Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities in San Diego County. We are granting up to five organizations $1000 to register and pledge to vote at least 250 eligible San Diego County AANHPIs. The deadline for submission is January 31, 2016.
Click here for the application.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Andrew Amorao, Civic Engagement Coordinator, at aamorao@operationsamahan.org

 

Register to Vote

Are you a newly naturalized US citizen? Did you just turn 18 years of age? Have you recently moved?

Operation Samahan offers online voter registration services for those who are eligible. We strongly encourage all patients and supporters of community health centers to register to vote. Operation Samahan is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which depends on funding, policies, and legislation to maintain quality healthcare to the most vulnerable communities.

Click on the link below and choose Operation Samahan in the drop down menu to start the online voter registration process: http://www.aapcho.org/register-to-vote/

Operation Samahan partners with the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) and local organizations to:

  • Increase civic engagement in San Diego’s Asian American & Pacific Islander communities
  • Raise the number of registered voters from underserved and underrepresented communities
  • Educate communities on the electoral process and the issues that affect them