Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago builds power through collective advocacy and organizing to achieve racial equity.
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Request for proposals: Assessment of Advancing Justice network capacity
The Asian Americans Advancing Justice affiliation is seeking proposals from consultants experienced in community engagement, policy advocacy, campaign management, and coalition development to assist us in an assessment of the our current community networks.Read More
Asian Americans mobilize and make historic gains in Illinois General Assembly
Asian Americans made their mark at the voting booth and on the ballot this year in Illinois. Community groups mobilized thousands of voters to the polls while Asian American elected officials made gains in the Illinois General Assembly.Read More
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Plans to Ban Those Seeking Asylum
We strongly condemn the President’s plan to deploy the military to block people from seeking asylum at our southern border and detain children and families in tent cities. These are families and adults fleeing violence and extreme poverty who deserve a chance to live safely.Read More
From Our Leaders
"Knowing I was an immigrant, I knew I wanted to help others so that they wouldn't go through the same things I went through — because if you look at it, there aren't a lot of groups who advocate for students like us."
— Georgette, KINETIC leader