One of our Milestone Award recipients this year is the group behind Akira, one of the most exciting fashion retailers in Chicago! We caught up with co-owner Jon Cotay to find out about some of his favorite things.
Month: March 2014
Election Judges in Schaumburg Township Make Discriminatory Comments in Polling Sites During the primary elections on March 18, 2014, Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago (Advancing Justice—Chicago), Common Cause Illinois, and Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc. partnered to conduct Election Protection, non-partisan poll watching throughout Chicago and the suburbs. In the late morning… Read more »
Primary Poll Monitoring Reveals Improvement in Language Assistance in Cook County Chicago-On March 18, Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago, in partnership with Common Cause Illinois and the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee, ran a poll monitoring operation covering over 85 precincts across Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Advancing Justice—Chicago focused on monitoring 56 precincts federally designated for language… Read more »