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… Read More »MIGRANT ISSUES ONCE AGAIN
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Posted by Kathy Liang and Amber Chang Photo: Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images From mid-April to the end of May, Trump’s zero-tolerance policy has separated over 2,000 children from their families. The policy calls for criminally charging all adults… Read More »TRUMP’S ZERO-TOLERANCE POLICY SEPARATES MIGRANT FAMILIES
Posted by Amber Chang, Hua Wei, Javier Acosta, and Michelle Lu On May 19th, YAC attended the San Francisco City Youth Conference at Balboa High School. The conference was organized by students who wanted to share their voices to their… Read More »YAC PRESENTS IN SAN FRANCISCO CITY YOUTH CONFERENCE: ONE CITY, ONE VOICE!
Posted by Amber Chang and Kathy Liang The members of the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) were invited to participate in Youth Together’s listening circle held at Eastside Arts Alliance as part of their Listening Campaign. Youth Together is a group… Read More »YAC PARTICIPATES IN YOUTH TOGETHER’S LISTENING CAMPAIGN
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… Read More »IS #CHINESELIVESMATTER JUSTIFIED?
Posted by Amber Chang Arvin Temkar’s blog post, “Suffering in the Dark,” highlights the necessity of bringing awareness to people of color suffering from mental health. Temkar brings awareness to the issue through the new book released by Bruce Springsteen titled Born… Read More »API MENTAL HEALTH HEROES
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 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
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?