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Asian Americans Advancing Justice Denounces Today’s Assault on Democracy and Calls for Removal of President Trump
The world has watched in horror as Trump terrorists, rioters, and seditionists stormed the U.S. Capitol incited by President Trump, who earlier in the day urged his ardent supporters to walk to the Capitol Building and “show strength” and “fight.”Read More
Advocacy Groups, Community Organizations and Science Associations Urge President-elect Joe Biden to End Justice Department’s “China Initiative”
A group of community organizations, advocacy groups, science associations, and individuals sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden urging the incoming administration to end the Justice Department’s “China Initiative” and take further steps to combat the pervasive racial bias and targeting of Asian American and Asian immigrant scientists, researchers, and students by the federal government.Read More
ABC7’s Our Chicago: Voices of the Community
Our Director of Organizing Grace Pai had the opportunity to participate in ABC7’s town hall series, Our Chicago: Voices of the Community. She discussed with fellow female community members the impact of Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ historic win, and what we hope she can do for immigrant communities and communities of color.Read More
From Our Leaders
"I’ve really enjoyed being with Advancing Justice | Chicago because it’s a group that wants to change things … It’s really good to be able to be in community and organize and fight for each other."
— Tia, A Just Chi leader