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DIY POWER is Rising Voices' brand new
civic education video series created to engage the Michigan Asian American community.

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Asian Americans are the fastest growing electorate in the United States and the largest growing racial group in Michigan. 

The DIY POWER video series brings civic education to our communities, covering how our government works, how to hold our leaders accountable, and how we as Americans can transform our state and build a better world for our
families and loved ones.

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The DIY POWER series is offered in multiple languages to provide access for our diverse Michigan communities. Meet our hosts!

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Zeina
Arabic
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Da
Mandarin
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Yolanda
English
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Marjana
Bangla
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Tiffany
Cantonese
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EPISODE 1 - Contacting Your Representatives

Who represents you? What do our elected officials do for our communities? How do we dialogue with them, so they can best serve our interests? Special guest State Senator Stephanie Chang joins us for this conversation. 

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中國人

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EPISODE 2 - Redistricting

In 2021 the Michigan Citizens' Independent Redistricting Commission took on the task of redrawing voting district lines around the state in order to create fairer elections. Special guest Congresswoman

Rashida Tlaib joins us for this important discussion.

BANGLA

ARABIC

CANTONESE

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EPISODE 3 - Vote For Our Families

Learning civic education and participating in voting are expressions of love for our families and communities. Join us as we look at how voting impacts our children, families and friends and how you can help build a better world for your loved ones.

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普通話

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EPISODE 4 - The Role of the Governor

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The Governor of Michigan plays a crucial role in how the government impacts the lives of our families and communities. Join us as we discuss what the governor does for Michigan residents and how you can contact the office and make your voice heard.

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普通話

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EPISODE 5 - The Michigan Legislature

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The Michigan state Senate and House of Representatives work with our governor to create our state laws. Learn how these institutions impact our lives and how Michigan residents can hold our elected officials accountable to serve our Asian American communities.

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普通話

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