Category: News

2014 Gubernatorial Candidate Questionnaire Press Release

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION October 22, 2014 Contact: Andy Kang 773.271.0899 x222 Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago and the PAVE Coalition Releases 2014 Gubernatorial Candidate Questionnaire Bruce Rauner Fails to Respond CHICAGO – On October 22, Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago (Advancing Justice—Chicago) and the Pan-Asian Voter Empowerment (PAVE) Coalition released their 2014 Gubernatorial Candidate… Read more »

Nation’s Largest Asian American Civil Rights Group Adds First Affiliate in U.S. South

PRESS RELEASE Nation’s Largest Asian American Civil Rights Group Adds First Affiliate in U.S. South FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 CONTACT Ling Woo Liu (415) 939-6050 ___________________________________________ Washington, DC – To better serve the rapidly growing Asian American and Pacific Islander population in the U.S. South, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, the national… Read more »

YES YOU CAN: Action for Immigration Reform

  YES YOU CAN: Action for Immigration Reform The Asian American community calls on President Obama to take action on immigration and keep our families together! Join us tonight (Thursday, September 25) at 6:00pm in front of the White House (Pennsylvania Ave side of Lafayette Square Park, southeast corner)

Asian American Civil Rights Groups Demand Justice for Victims of Racially-Biased Policing

September 9, 2014—Today, on the one-month anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, three leading Asian American civil rights organizations, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus (AAAJ-ALC), AAAJ-Chicago and AAAJ-Los Angeles, extend our condolences to the family of Michael Brown, who was killed exactly one month ago in Ferguson, Missouri.

“Mayor Rahm Emanuel Letter” Regarding CPD Brutality Case

To our valued community members, As many of you know, Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago partnered with 33 community organizations to sponsor the Asian American Town Hall Forum on June 7th.  Almost 130 community members were in attendance as our community leaders passionately expressed their concerns regarding the abuse of Jianqing Klyzek at the hands of Chicago Police Department officers… Read more »