Activism

No meek Asians here. Whether in grassroots organizations, nonprofit groups, or government positions, Asian American women are making our voices heard.

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Woks for Washington

Woks for Washington

Along with mass panic and toilet paper buyouts, COVID-19 brought waves of anti-Asian prejudice: first through the uncontextualized image of an Asian woman eating a bat, widely shared on the internet, and then through the violent confrontations Asian Americans...

Finding Common Ground — One Dinner Party at a Time

Finding Common Ground — One Dinner Party at a Time

In 2016, the back-to-back police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile triggered sorrow and outrage throughout the United States. Shortly after, Donald Trump was elected into office. Like millions of Americans devastated by the outcome of the election,...

Meet the Filipino Women Activists of GABRIELA

Meet the Filipino Women Activists of GABRIELA

For the women of GABRIELA, resistance and community are one.  On March 7, 2020, the Los Angeles chapter of GABRIELA joined the International Women’s Day event held at the LA Memorial Coliseum. The event coincides with the International Women’s Strike, which...

July 2020 Resource Roundup: Support Black-Owned Businesses

July 2020 Resource Roundup: Support Black-Owned Businesses

Last month, we discussed what it means to be an ally in thought, education and action. Being an active ally is at the heart of our work as Asian Americans in the Black liberation movement. This means that we must not only support the call for justice for those...

What About Pride Month? A Conversation with Meredith Talusan

What About Pride Month? A Conversation with Meredith Talusan

Pride Month, celebrated annually throughout June, commemorates the Stonewall Riots of 1969 and celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. However, Pride Month 2020 feels different; between COVID-19 and the protests against police brutality, it may seem like LGBTQ+ issues have...

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