Howard Ou, National AAPI & LGBTQ+ Engagement Deputy Director for Biden for President, joins Jerry to share his story of setbacks, pivots, and growth on his way to serving as the Engagement Deputy Director for both the AAPI and LGBTQ+ communities for the Biden campaign. We're just seven days away from Election Day. Vote! To learn more, visit www.AAPISforJoe.com
We celebrate Howard's career in helping contribute to policies that impact all our lives while serving as a role model to so many in our community.
We support his work on the Biden campaign to help elect a President who will help the Asian American communities and help move America forward with kindness, compassion, and empathy.
We are inspired by his grit, humility, and passion as he has found a home doing what he loves and being his authentic self.
Howard Ou currently serves as the National AAPI & LGBTQ+ Deputy Director for the Biden for President Campaign. He previously served as Policy Advisor for Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) and managed the Congressman's energy, environment, immigration, small business, AAPI, LGBT, and veterans legislative portfolio along with the Congressman's work on the U.S. House Veterans' Affairs Committee and was the co-staff lead for the Congressional Military Transition Assistance Pathway Caucus. Howard was a Policy and Press Advisor for the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus and APAICS Legislative Fellow for Congresswoman Judy Chu managing her civil rights portfolio. He also previously worked as a defense and AAPI staffer for Congressman Scott Peters based in San Diego working on the nexus between defense, clean energy, and innovation. He was a field organizer for the California Democratic Party for the Scott Peters for Congress in the 52nd Congressional District for AAPI voter turnout and engagement. Howard is a Truman National Security Project Political Partner, New Leaders Council 2020 DC Fellow and DC Chapter Board Member, LGBT Congressional Staff Association Service & Community Engagement Director, and former CADEM API Caucus Executive Board Member.
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