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Asian Americans Advancing Justice statement on discrimination and the coronavirus epidemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Asian Americans Advancing Justice, a group of five civil rights organizations issued the following statement and call to action about the coronavirus: We are disappointed and disturbed by the discriminatory sentiment aimed at Asian Americans in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic in Asia. In order to prevent xenophobia, Asian Americans Advancing… Read more »

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Night at the Theater: Dhaba on Devon Avenue

Join Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago for a night at the theater! Victory Gardens is partnering with us for a special showing of their play Dhaba on Devon Avenue leading up to our annual celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Tickets include a cocktail reception and full performance Dhaba on Devon Avenue, as well as an after-show… Read more »

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JOB: Director of Development

BACKGROUND AND MISSION For over 25 years, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago has worked to bring together the Asian American community and empower them to create change in their communities.  In 2017 we finalized a five-year strategic plan and are now guided by a new mission statement: Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago builds… Read more »

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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