Posted By Emily Liang As the death toll for the pneumonia-like coronavirus reaches 908 (NY Times), increased cautionary actions have been taken by both the government and individual civilians. According to a Chinese research on the coronavirus, the infection can be “transmitted by… Read More »THE CORONAVIRUS IS NOT AN EXCUSE FOR RACISM AND XENOPHOBIA
Posted by Dakota Raymundo In the past couple decades racial and economic segregation in schools has been growing. According to a report done by Edbuild, more than half of students nationwide attend a school that is at least 75 percent… Read More »HOW ARE SCHOOLS STILL SEGREGATED TODAY?
Posted by Cindy Zhu Since the beginning of our country’s history, white men have constituted the majority of political positions, which contradicts the idea of living in a democratic society where all people are represented. Due to their political power,… Read More »HOW DO AMERICANS VIEW MEN IN POWER?
Posted by Matthew Wong The Amazon rainforest is burning. However, this isn’t a new concept to the Brazilian rainforest. The problem is President Jair Bolsonaro’s reluctance of protecting the Amazon. Since taking office as President of Brazil in January, Brazil’s… Read More »WHY IS THE AMAZON BURNING?
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
Posted by Kathy Liang, Vivian Wu, Eujean Do, Queenie Tu, and Hua Wei On November 3rd, the Youth Advisory Council had the honor of attending The AAPI Women Lead Conference 2018, a meaningful gathering for Asian American and Pacific Islander… Read More »#IMREADY, #WEAREREADY, ARE YOU?
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 On Friday June 29th, I attended a conference on Mobilizing Communities for Healthy Relationships Convening in Sacramento, the state capital. As I was registering and checking, in the woman at the registration table questioned if a… Read More »YAC PARTICIPATES IN MOBILIZING COMMUNITIES FOR HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CONVENING: CELEBRATING CHANGE!
Come join us for an evening of talent and refreshments. This is API Legal Outreach’s Youth Advisory Council’s annual talent show to recognize talent in the Asian Pacific Islander – Bay Area community and raise awareness towards domestic violence and… Read More »UPCOMING ANNUAL YAC TALENT SHOW!!