At the APIAVote #DNC2012 kick-off reception I interview Tammy Duckworth, who has an incredible personal story and is a staunch advocate for American human rights.
Asian Pacific Islander Vote (APIAVote) is the only national institution focused on voter mobilization and civic participation of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community.
2012 Democratic National Convention: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Tammy Duckworth, Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Illinois: "My name is Tammy Duckworth. I'm running to serve Illinois' 8th Congressional District. My father served in the Army and the Marine Corps. A Vietnam vet, his family has worn our nation's uniform since the American Revolution. My husband is an Army officer. My brother saved lives in the Coast Guard. My mom is Thai and Chinese. She proudly became a citizen in her fifties.