Our executive director Andy Kang joined Saadia Pervaiz (CAIR-Chicago) and Jorge Arteaga (Hollaback!) to discuss our important bystander intervention training program.
ABC7’s Our Chicago Town Hall: Kamala Harris’ Historic Win
Our Director of Organizing Grace Pai had the opportunity to participate in ABC7’s town hall series, Our Chicago: Voices of the Community. She discussed with fellow female community members the impact of Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ historic win, and what we hope she can do for immigrant communities and communities of color.
ABC7: Chicago street closures for more outside dining expand to Chinatown
Our executive director Andy Kang spoke to ABC 7 during the city’s reopening about the impact the pandemic has had on Chinatown and other Asian-owned businesses. Click here to watch the full segment
NBC News: Trump can’t claim ‘Kung Flu’ doesn’t affect Asian Americans in this climate, experts say
Executive Director Andy Kang commented on the president’s racist rhetoric and the harmful affects it has on the Asian American community. Click here to read the full story
Self: How the Pandemic Changed – and Fueled – the Fight Against Anti-Asian RAcism
Our Chicago and midwest organizer Andrea Chu spoke with Self about how Advancing Justice-Chicago is responding to the rise in anti-Asian racism. Also, there’s the overarching gloom of the fact that our society has changed so dramatically and things have been changed irreversibly. Some of that is actually really good. As an organization, we don’t… Read more »