Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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Jun 19, 2017

This week marks the 35th anniversary of Vincent Chin’s tragic beating and subsequent death. Asian Americans Advancing Justice commemorates this anniversary by sharing conversations with people who were involved with or were affected by Vincent Chin’s case.

Today’s conversation is with Frank H. Wu, a Distinguished Professor at University of California Hastings College of the Law and Chair of the Committee of 100. He is writing a book about the Vincent Chin case.

Jun 19, 2017

This week marks the 35th anniversary of Vincent Chin’s tragic beating and subsequent death. Asian Americans Advancing Justice commemorates this anniversary by sharing conversations with people who were involved with or were affected by Vincent Chin’s case.

Today’s conversation is with Curtis Chin. Curtis is a filmmaker from Detroit, currently living in Los Angeles.

Jun 19, 2017

This week marks the 35th anniversary of Vincent Chin’s tragic beating and subsequent death. Asian Americans Advancing Justice commemorates this anniversary by sharing conversations with people who were involved with or were affected by Vincent Chin’s case.

Today’s conversation is with Frances Kai-Hwa Wang who teaches Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies at University of Michigan. She was formerly Executive Director of American Citizens for Justice, the nonprofit civil rights organization formed after the death of Vincent Chin. You can find her at franceskaihwawang.com or @fkwang.

Jun 19, 2017

This week marks the 35th anniversary of Vincent Chin’s tragic beating and subsequent death. Asian Americans Advancing Justice commemorates this anniversary by sharing conversations with people who were involved with or were affected by Vincent Chin’s case.

Today's conversation is with Renee Tajima-Peña, director and producer of "Who Killed Vincent Chin?" 

Jun 19, 2017

This week marks the 35th anniversary of Vincent Chin’s tragic beating and subsequent death. Asian Americans Advancing Justice commemorates this anniversary by sharing conversations with people who were involved with or were affected by Vincent Chin’s case.

Today’s conversation is with Aamina Ahmed is the executive director of APIA Vote Michigan and has a long spree of working towards inclusion in the region, across race, ethnicity, and religion.

Jun 19, 2017

Thirty-five years ago, on June 19, Vincent Chin was out at a local bar for his bachelor party. While he was enjoying himself with his friends, two men, Ronald Ebens and Michael Nitz, confronted Chin. The two men were Chrysler workers and they confused Chin for being Japanese. During the confrontation, they were heard shouting racial slurs and saying, "It's because of you little motherf--ers that we're out of work." 

Jun 19, 2017

This week marks the 35th anniversary of Vincent Chin’s tragic beating and subsequent death. Asian Americans Advancing Justice commemorates this anniversary by sharing conversations with people who were involved with or were affected by Vincent Chin’s case.

Today’s conversation is with Helen Zia who is a  writer, a journalist, and activist. She is one of the founders of American Citizens for Justice and was very involved in the Vincent Chin case.

Jun 09, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) hosted its 8th annual Family Empowerment Festival at California State University, Los Angeles on May 13th, drawing over 800 families. The festival celebrated innovative end-of-year capstone projects by students from 13 Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley high schools – a true representation of the rich and diverse tapestry of communities and neighborhoods Advancing Justice-LA serves.

Jun 05, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - California, a project of Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus and Advancing Justice - Los Angeles, is sponsoring and strongly supporting a set of bills to promote inclusion, protect vulnerable communities and address the diverse needs of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities.

Jun 01, 2017

Our pro bono program is one of the lifelines of Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA). We accomplish so much with the help of pro bono attorney and volunteers. This month, we are highlighting volunteer Shang Liu, a doctoral student at USC. 

 

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