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Asian Americans are one of the fastest-growing non-white U.S. racial groups, and they often have a public image as “model minorities,” inherently predisposed to achieve educational and economic success. Scholars have largely dispelled the model minority image. Yet, many Asian Americans, although certainly not all, do achieve high education and income. For other groups of Americans, civic participation tends to increase as education and income increase. In this context, asking the extent to which Asian Americans participate in American civic life is important for understanding both the future of American civil society and the future of Asian America.