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OCA Dismayed in Reversal of White House Affirmative Action Guidance

Washington, DC – OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates released the following statement in reaction to the reversal of the current Affirmative Action guidance by the Trump Administration, a non-binding guidance for educational institutions: This Administration completely ignores the reality of...

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Apply for the next EMILY’s List training in Houston!

Are you a pro-choice Democratic woman thinking about running for office? We’re partnering with EMILY’s List on the upcoming free half-day Run to Win 101 training on July 21 in Houston, TX. Apply here: https://secure.emilyslist.org/page/s/20180523_email_RunToWinHouston

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Labor Unions – AAAFund Statement

Statement by the Board of the Asian American Action Fund The U.S. Supreme Court decision today in Janus vs. AFSCME is major blow to teachers’ and other public sector unions that will have negative effects on workers including Asian...

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Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on International Students

Members proposed further barriers for Chinese international students and xenophobic concerns. The Senate Judiciary hearing on May 30th discussed the vetting of Chinese students and concerns about Chinese infringement on economic, intellectual property, and other fronts. On May 30th, the...

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Advancing Justice | AAJC and MALDEF Sue Trump Administration, Challenging Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration’s eleventh-hour decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census violates the U.S. Constitution because it is racially discriminatory and could result in a severe undercount of minorities, according to a federal...

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Renewing A Call for Action Toward Gun Control

Once again the Asian American Action Fund calls on government at all levels to address the threat of gun violence in America. Little more than three months after an active shooter attacked Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,...

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Sherry Chen to Speak at a Press Conference Regarding Racial Profiling of Chinese-American Scientists

We invite you to attend a press conference regarding the racial profiling of Chinese-American scientists. The conference will be on May 23, 2018 at 9:30 am in the Cannon House Office Building Room 421 in Washington, D.C. Award-winning hydrologist Sherry...

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Help Protect Funds for Reproductive Health Care

As Politico and Axios recently reported, the Trump-Pence administration is considering implementing a domestic gag rule which will disproportionately hurt women of color. Out of the 4 million family planning clients served by Title X, more than half are women of...

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Study Finds that Obamacare Has Dramatically Increased the Number of Insured in the AAPI Community

In a study published online April 30, 2018, in JAMA Internal Medicine, the authors found that the ACA has increased the number of insured in all minority groups. This is especially true of the Asian American Pacific Islander community. The...

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Educational Opportunities to Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Learn more about the AAPI experience through several online and in-person opportunities.  See the full website for more details. Built collaboratively by several organizations, the website contains teacher resources, audio visual exhibits, and a...

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