Category: Blog

Election Day, Grace Period Registration, and Early Voting info

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mayoral and City Council elections are coming up in Chicago this month! Remember to vote on February 24, (or use Early Voting!) and if you forgot to register you can still use Grace Period voter registration. More info and dates below. Grace Period Voter Registration: Jan 28 – Feb 21 Use ANY Early Voting… Read more »

2014 Gubernatorial Candidate Questionnaire

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago and its partners in the Pan Asian Voter Empowerment (PAVE) Coalition are happy to announce the release of their 2014 Gubernatorial Candidate Questionnaire (also in Korean). This questionnaire included 6 specific questions submitted to both Governor Pat Quinn and Mr. Bruce Rauner on issues that impact the Asian American community in Illinois…. Read more »

Experiences at Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events: Part 2

Aloha! In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the DePaul Humanities Center gave a lecture and-performance that combined philosophy, art, history, dance, and several other disciplines in order to investigate the nature of ethics, finding moral inspiration in the culture of Hawaii, and in the being of rocks. Yes, we are talking about ‘rocks’!… Read more »

Experiences at Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events: Part 1

Hi everyone! My name is Ha and I’m currently interning at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago (Advancing Justice-Chicago). Since this is my first time in Chicago, Advancing Justice-Chicago has given me the best task ever! During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) in May, I will visit several cultural events and update everyone about my experiences… Read more »