Category: Blog

Meet the Milestone 2016 awardees: Jerry Clarito!

Jerry Clarito, founding Executive Director of the Alliance of Filipinos for immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE), will be honored at the 2016 Milestone Awards Benefit on April 27

Welcome Theanne and Jireh!

This January, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago is pleased to host two new interns who will be working with us for the next few months. Let’s get to know Theanne Liu and Jireh Kang, both of Northwestern University (Go Wildcats!):

VISTA Profile: Ruth Martinez (JASC)

By Ruth Martinez, AmeriCorps VISTA member with Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) I had no idea about AmeriCorps until my career counselor at Morningside College suggested to apply. When I started the AmeriCorps application process, my first thoughts were to re-establish myself at home in California or stay in Iowa. However, my search suddenly changed…. Read more »