APIO is a 501 (c)(4) nonprofit registered corporation in North Carolina.
A Bit of Background
The Asian Pacific Islander Outreach (APIO) envisions a future where all Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and others in the North Carolina community, regardless of background, are actively engaged in shaping solutions to relevant issues through political engagement, protecting voting rights, recruitment of qualified candidates to run for political office and therefore, in the end, achieve prosperity and change in our society.
Our mission is to promote the enfranchisement and participation of Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and other voters in our democratic processes and thereby attain an equitable and just society, improving the lives of our community by connecting, learning, and acting together for the better good.
The main purpose of the organization is to educate Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) citizens and others in the North Carolina community of their legal and civil rights and how to exercise these rights, including how to register to vote, understand the importance of voting, and engage in the political process within the community.