Posted by Nicholas Chung October 13th, the migrant caravan has now reached the Mexico-United States border. The group is mainly made up of migrants trying to escape from the dangers in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. In addition, there are also smaller groups of migrants heading towards the border who are currently sheltered in Guatemala[…]
Stanford’s Listen to the Silence Conference 2018 was a wonderful learning experience. Although our audience turnout was smaller than last year, I enjoyed how engaging the audience was. It was inspiring to see that people were interested and willing to learn about various issues on a Sunday. I attended the Untold Stories of Asian Immigrants.[…]
Posted by Kathy Liang On October 20, 2017, the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) was invited to attend and help with API Legal Outreach’s 42nd Anniversary Gala. The YAC members were able to engage in organizational funding and also connect with supporters of APILO. It was an amazing opportunity to socialize and network with folks who[…]
Posted by Kathy Liang In the month of April, 2017, a United Airlines plane, headed for Louisville, just finished its boarding process. They needed four volunteers to leave the plane in order to create space for United employees. An airline supervisor had announced that if four passengers did not leave, the plane would not go[…]
Posted by Michelle Lu On February 7, Russian President signed a law that would decriminalize domestic abuse for first time offenders in cases where it doesn’t cause “substantial bodily harm,” along with the Russian Parliament who voted 380-3 in favor of this law. Criminals would now face a fine of roughly $500, a 15-day arrest,[…]
Posted by Anna Cui A morning talk show on Morocco’s state television broadcast a segment teaching people how to cover up domestic violence with makeup. The viewers reflected negatively which resulted in the TV station apologizing. The idea of covering up domestic violence bruises only suggest that they need to be covered up. Actions such[…]
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.