Month: May 2020

WBEZ: Asian American Groups Call For More Services And Less Racism During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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 »

Prism: Building Stronger Advocacy for Black Lives Matter Within Asian American Communities

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 »

Asian American Action Day Goes Virtual!

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.