Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago Honors Community Leaders and Entrepreneurs CHICAGO – Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago (Advancing Justice—Chicago), the largest Asian American advocacy organization in the Midwest, held its annual awards benefit on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Chicago Cultural Center. The benefit showcased achievements, future plans and goals for how Asian Americans can and… Read more »
Election Judges in Schaumburg Township Make Discriminatory Comments in Polling Sites During the primary elections on March 18, 2014, Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago (Advancing Justice—Chicago), Common Cause Illinois, and Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc. partnered to conduct Election Protection, non-partisan poll watching throughout Chicago and the suburbs. In the late morning… Read more »
Primary Poll Monitoring Reveals Improvement in Language Assistance in Cook County Chicago-On March 18, Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Chicago, in partnership with Common Cause Illinois and the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee, ran a poll monitoring operation covering over 85 precincts across Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Advancing Justice—Chicago focused on monitoring 56 precincts federally designated for language… Read more »
Asian American Community Organizations Celebrate Key Hire for Language Assistance at Polls Chicago-Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago (Advancing Justice-Chicago) and the South Asian American Policy & Research Institute (SAAPRI) celebrate the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners’ hiring of Ms. Shobhana Johri Verma as Chicago’s first-ever liaison with the city’s Indian American voters and community organizations.
The Honorable John Boehner Speaker U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Speaker Boehner: January 27, 2014 On behalf of Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), we write to express our concerns regarding immigration reform. Advancing Justice is a non-profit, non-partisan affiliation that promotes a fair and equitable society for all by working for… Read more »