On March 22nd, 2013, AAI joined its community partners and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights to participate in a civil disobedience action and a vigil protesting the breaking up of immigrant families.
See links of Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago’s 2012-2013 Press Releases below:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2012 Asian American Community Organizations Conduct Research on Voter Behavior Chicago, IL – The recent election was an important one for the local Asian American community because of the prominent role of Asian American candidates, new language resources for Asian American voters with limited English proficiency, and increased grassroots efforts… Read more »
POLL MONITORS, VOTER HOTLINE IN 8+ STATES FIND LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE FOR ASIAN AMERICAN VOTERS, BUT ALSO MISSING BILINGUAL POLL WORKERS, LACK OF KNOWLEDGE ABOUT LANGUAGE ACCESS LAWS Chicago- The Asian American Institute (AAI), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice dispatched 32 poll monitors to cover a total of 85 precincts across Cook… Read more »
AAI Congratulates Tammy Duckworth on Her Historic Victory Illinois Elects Its First Asian American Congressperson The Asian American Institute (AAI), member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, congratulates Tammy Duckworth on her win in the 8th congressional district. Duckworth is the first Asian American congressperson elected from Illinois, and is one of 21 Asian American congressional… Read more »