What's New

Jan 4

This is the FINAL week of our end-of-year giving campaign - and we're closing this year's reflection on our 40 and Forward campaign, which reached more than 12,000 individuals through both our national tour and communications campaign.

Dec 24

In this week's impact statement, we explore the issues facing San Francisco's Tenderloin District through the eyes of Thear Chum, a case manager at the community-based Vietnamese Youth Development Center.

Dec 17

In this week's impact statement, we are spotlighting Susana Sngiem, member of our Leadership and Advocacy Training (LAT) Class of 2013 and alumna of our inaugural Leadership, Education, and Advocacy Fellowship (LEAF) program, who shares how both the LAT and LEAF program empowers her to advocate for Cambodian American communities as executive director of United Cambodian Community in Long Beach, Calif. 

Dec 17

Apply by Feb. 22 for either of the trainings, which both provide participants with opportunities to network with their Southeast Asian American (SEAA) peers from other cities and with policymakers, while engaging in collective strategizing, advocacy for issues impacting SEAAs, and brainstorming solutions to address unmet needs. Participants in both trainings will also reflect on their own personal experiences as a foundation for identifying issues and solutions.

Dec 3

During a Congressional briefing at Cannon House Office Building yesterday, national advocacy organizations representing Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) groups and their allies shared a policy report on the impact of mass incarceration on the AAPI community entitled “AAPIs Behind Bars: Exposing the School to Prison to Deportation Pipeline.”

Dec 1

While some would argue that any reauthorization is better than the current system of waivers and No Child Left Behind, we respectfully maintain that our children are too precious to settle for legislation that gives significant leeway to states without holding them accountable for the federal funds they receive.