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Poll Watching Results from June 28 Primary Elections
Illinois voters went to the polls today to pick their party’s nominees for federal, state, and local offices for the Nov. 8 general election. Advancing Justice | Chicago’s team of staff and volunteer poll watchers, in total, visited 119 Chicago precincts and 58 Suburban Cook County precincts between 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The goal of our poll monitoring program is to ensure that all eligible voters can cast their ballots without interference, with a particular focus on historically-disenfranchised communities like Asian Americans and immigrants. Our poll watchers monitor for compliance with language access and other requirements.Read More
Advancing Justice | Chicago: Poll Watching for June 28 Primary Elections
The Illinois Primary Election is tomorrow, Tuesday, June 28. Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago continues its long-running poll watching program. Our poll watchers will be stationed at various polling places across Cook County to monitor for compliance with language access and other requirements. The goal of our poll monitoring program is to ensure that all eligible voters can cast their ballots without interference, with a particular focus on historically-disenfranchised communities like Asian Americans and immigrants.Read More
JOB POSTING: Development Associate
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago is searching for a Development Associate to join our team. Working closely with the Development Manager and development team, the Development Associate will play a key role in donor database management, support external affairs, donor prospecting, cultivation and stewardship, reporting on key metrics, and other projects as needed.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