Category: Blog

Fright 214-Intentionality?

A guest post from one of our 2013 Impact Fellows: This past July 4th weekend, there was a horrible plane crash in San Francisco that frightened many. As many people tuned glued to the news to find out more, the focus changed from the victims and families to the inevitable racism that, for some odd… Read more »

The Story Of Asian America

I had an opportunity to lead a session for Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago’s 2013 Impact Fellows Program today, and as always, it was great to hear how people react to terms and ideas that have been swimming around my head for a while. We talked about the term Asian American, and in broad strokes touched… Read more »

Advancing Justice Principles on Immigration Reform

Advancing Justice-Chicago as a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice is committed to these principles on immigration reform. Your organization can sign on here. Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) are a community that is nearly two-thirds immigrant and the fastest growing racial group in the United States. In the… Read more »

Immigrant Story Collection Campaign

Advancing Justice-Chicagois starting a story collection campaign in an effort to highlight the Asian American immigrant experience in the national debate over immigration reform. Advancing Justice-Chicago is looking for volunteers to help with story collection, and is looking for people who want to share their stories! To learn more contact Rekha Radhakrishnan at