As City Council plans to vote on a final citywide map this week, Asian American leaders urge the Council to draw an Asian American majority ward and protect Asian American communities of interest in Albany Park and West Ridge.
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Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago is holding a press conference on Monday, November 22, to show Asian and Asian American solidarity with the Black community and support for public safety for all communities in response to recent gun violence.
The newly released proposal stops short of drawing Chicago’s first Asian American majority ward, despite Census data showing it is possible.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago and the Midwest Asian American Immigration Network Respond to Negative Parliamentarian Recommendation For DACA Recipients, TPS Holders, Farm Workers, Essential Workers
Our five year effort to amend the Welcoming City Ordinance was a campaign of humanity – one that recognized that no matter someone’s history, layering deportation on top of an already flawed and racist criminal justice system is a discriminatory and wrong. These amendments illustrate that police accountability is possible and necessary, and we have an opportunity to build upon this important victory.