Category: Blog

Leader Profile: October Gunawan

Meet October, a dedicated volunteer and community leader who identifies as a queer, feminist, socialist (help others like you’d help yourself), radical (everyone can and should do something), disabled AAPI who generally uses the pronouns they/them.

Leader profile: Jenny Korn

Meet Jenny, an Alabama-native whose lifelong lessons in Asian American activism all came together when attending Advancing Justice | Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport press conference in response to the 2017 United Airlines incident regarding the mistreatment & handling of Dr. David Dao, a Vietnamese-American first generation immigrant.

Just Democracy files amicus brief to protect Election Day Registration

CONTACT: Brandon Lee 773-271-0899 x200 Just Democracy Illinois files amicus brief to protect Election Day Registration in Illinois Today, members of Just Democracy Illinois filed an amicus brief in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to protect Election Day Registration in Illinois. Members have issued the statement below. Read the full brief here.

Meet the Milestone 2016 awardees: Yunjin Hong!

Advancing Justice | Chicago will honor Yunjin Hong, owner of Jin Ju restaurant in Andersonville, at this year’s Milestone Awards Benefit on April 27