1) WHAT IS 80-20 ALL ABOUT?
80-20 is a political action committee, PAC. It advocate using a
SWING bloc vote to win equality for Asian Pacific Americans, APAs. As
A PAC, 80-20 is legally permitted to either support or oppose political
candidates. Tax exempt organizations are NOT.
Two independent evaluations verified 80-20's political clout. One
was a nat'l poll on how APAs voted in the 2000 election sponsored by
the National Science Foundation. http://www.80-20initiative.net/
PNAAPs.html . Another was a book by 3 Syracuse Univ. professors
entitled, "Click On Democracy – The Internet's Power to
Change Apathy into Civic Action. http://www.amazon.com/exec/
In summary: 80-20 is a political tool of our community, by our
community & for our community.
2) ARE YOU SURE 80-20 IS OUR POLITICAL TOOL? GIVE EVIDENCE!
80-20 is open & transparent. Any citizen or permanent resident
can join to run for 80-20's offices & vote. Its Bylaws, membership
income/expenditure & meeting minutes are all posted on the web site.
It is democratic. All officers and board members are elected
DIRECTLY by members. Each elected position must have two or more
candidates. Each office has a term limit.
It observes the rule of law. Its Bylaws is accessible to all.
Everything 80-20 does is in accordance with its Bylaws.
3) CAN SUCH A MODEL ORGANIZATION BE EFFECTIVE?
Victory goes with the name of 80-20. No one has ever accused
80-20 of being ineffectiveness. :-) Read about 80-20's effectiveness
in a vast range of matters over years by visiting
4) WHAT HAS 80-20 DONE LATELY?
It is hosting a Luncheon in Los Angeles on 9/6 in LA when the
leading Democratic presidential candidate, Gov. Dean, will charter a
plane to LA to keynote. The White House is seriously considering
having President Bush come to keynote as well.
5) HOW CAN I HELP 80-20 IN ORDER TO HELP MYSELF?
There are two ways:
a) Join as a member. Any US citizen or permanent resident can be a
member TODAY using a credit card, visit
PERSONAL checks are payable to "80-20 PAC", mailed to:
Jing-Li Yu 80-20 special Assistant
43-34 Union St., Apt. 6-d Flushing, NY 11355-7042
Write down your E-MAIL address & PHONE no. on the check.
b) Come to the Luncheon in LA. Event information:
Date: September 6, 2003 (Saturday)
Location: Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 9750 Airport Blvd (near
VIP RECEPTION with Gov. Dean: San Francisco Room, 11 a.m. to
noon, $150 per person
LUNCHEON: California Ballroom, 11:45 a.m., $75 per person
Tickets are available at
http://www.80-20initiative.net/luncheon.html or call 858 484-8475 to
reserve a ticket & send check payable. See address shown in item a).