WBEZ covered our virtual Asian American Action Day which featured testimonies from community leaders and a Q&A with Gov. J.B. Pritzker. On Thursday, speakers talked about how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the community, including racism toward Asians, a lack of government support for undocumented community members and a need for more language services to help immigrants access services. Read… Read more »
Month: May 2020
For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, our director of organizing Grace Pai penned an op-ed discussing the significance of Asian American history, and why it’s so important to teach now.
Cori Nakamura Lin, one of the leaders in our A Just Chi police accountability working group, was featured in this article on Prism about Asian American and Black solidarity. “Ending police brutality is also an Asian issue. Many people see Asians as being light-skinned and middle class, but ‘Asian American’ includes so many different populations,… Read more »
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In lieu of our annual trip to Springfield, we’ll be hosting our Asian American Action Day on Facebook live! The Pan-Asian Voter Empowerment (PAVE) Coalition is excited to build power with our communities on May 28th at 6:00PM. Join the virtual action day to learn more about our issue campaigns, watch riveting cultural performances, and hear from elected officials.