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Advancing Justice | Chicago statement on Korean language sample ballots in Chicago & Cook County

Advancing Justice | Chicago's Legal Director Andy Kang spoke at a press conference today announcing Korean language sample ballots will be available in areas of Chicago and Cook County with…

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Welcome Theanne and Jireh!

This January, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago is pleased to host two new interns who will be working with us for the next few months. Let's get to know…

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Advancing Justice | Chicago and the Just Democracy coalition support Automatic Voter Registration

Voting is a fundamental right and part of what makes America great. Our democracy works best when everyone makes his or her voice heard on election day, but unfortunately not…

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VISTA Profile: Ruth Martinez (JASC)

By Ruth Martinez, AmeriCorps VISTA member with Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) I had no idea about AmeriCorps until my career counselor at Morningside College suggested to apply. When I…

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What’s Happening in Chicago?: End of the Year Appeal

by Vân Huynh, NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellow When the story of the gruesome police shooting of Laquan McDonald, a 17 year-old Black youth in Chicago, began to unfold a…

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Demographic Report

Asian American Issues in Chicago