who are the top ten aapi progressives of 2009?

To close 2009 -- without question, a landmark year in American progressive politics -- our friends at Asian Pacific Americans for Progress are putting together another top ten list. This time, their honoring the top Asian Pacific American progressives of 2009, and they need your help: Nominate your top AAPI Progressives 2009:
This is a call-out to community leaders, workers, students, college grads, faculty, staff, government officials, Hollywood, the private sector, etc. who are working tirelessly in advancing progressive values and representing our communities. A panel of progressive peers from APAP will serve as reviewers to evaluate your submissions.

If your submission is selected as one of the top 10 progressives of 2009 then they will be featured at the end of the year on Asian Pacific Americans for Progress. Aside from highlighting the dedication of the work being done in the progressive movement by fellow APAs for Progress you're submission will be eligible for infinite cyber/e-bragging rights.
Who are the key figures who made an impact in 2009? Do you know or know of someone who deserves to be on this list? The deadline to nominate someone is December 14. For more information, and to submit a nomination, go here.

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