Posted by Becky Liang Beginning July 7, 2016, hundreds of Americans collaborated on writing an open letter on a Google document addressing the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and police brutality in general. The letter stemmed from Christina… Read More »LETTERS FOR BLACK LIVES
Posted by Gabbie Cailipan Celeste Guap was 17 when she was being chased in Oakland and spotted an Oakland police car and approached for help. She met officer Brendan O’ Brien and she said they began to flirt. After seeing… Read More »OAKLAND POLICE AND SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF MINORS
Posted by Sherrie Saechao In November 2014, Akai Gurley was wrongfully shot to death by a Chinese American NYPD officer, Peter Liang. Instead of following protocol, he and his partner bickered about who was gonna call it in. He stated… Read More »PETER LIANG WAS RIGHTFULLY CONVICTED
The Youth Advisory Council stands in solidarity with Anna Nepomuceno, a Filipina immigrant and mother of two young daughters. We #RiseWithAnna in support of her daughters’ struggle for justice and safety from sexual violence.
Posted by Kimberly Ngo Asian and Pacific Islander women with disabilities are the most underemployed than any other group within the United States. The Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California, a local non-profit organization helps API people with disabilities… Read More »APIS WITH DISABILITIES
Posted by Anna Cui Asian American fraternities has been growing for the last few generations, they feel shut out of existing Greek organizations so they made their own. Some reasons they might… Read More »HAZING, VIOLENCE, AND ASIAN MASCULINITY
Posted by Dana Sinclair Facts: ● Asian American women earn 3% less than the median American man (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics) ● The median Asian American woman also earns significantly more than the median black or Hispanic… Read More »ASIAN AMERICAN WOMEN ARE CLOSING THE PAY GAP, BUT THAT’S NOT THE POINT
Posted by Lauren Balleza Question: Are the assaults on voting rights addressing legitimate abuses within the system or are they attempts to disenfranchise large groups of minorities/poor groups? Facts: The fifteenth amendment, part of the Bill of Rights, was placed… Read More »DO VOTING ID LAWS HURT OUR COMMUNITY?