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Report Reveals College Equity Gaps Among California’s Asian American and Pacific...

A new report released this week by the nonprofit Campaign for College Opportunity found disparities in graduation and community college transfer rates between Asian...

University of Arizona College of Fine Arts Hosts Virtual Symposium Series...

A virtual symposium series launched this year at the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts (UArizona CFA) seeks to highlight photography from Asia...

Creating A New Vision for Asian American Empowerment and Belonging

One hundred and twenty-five. That is the number of times that a Black man punched an elderly Asian American woman, without any provocation, as...

New York University Experiences Increase in Anti-Asian Violence

Over the past month, New York University (NYU) has experienced a wave of hate crimes against Asian students. NYU students have reported at least four...

Penn Law Professor Under Review After Making Disparaging Remarks About Asian...

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School (Penn Law) professor Amy Wax may face potential discipline for her disparaging remarks about Asian Americans, Penn Law...

INSIGHT Hosts Webinar on Addressing AAPI Racism in Higher Education

INSIGHT Into Diversity hosted a webinar on September 20 focused on the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in higher education. The webinar, titled...

INSIGHT Hosts Webinar on Combatting AAPI Racism in Higher Education

  INSIGHT Into Diversity recently hosted a webinar focused on the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community across higher education. The webinar, Combatting Asian American Pacific Islander...

INSIGHT to Host Webinar on Combatting AAPI Racism in Higher Education

On September 20, tune into INSIGHT Into Diversity's webinar series that will focus on the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community across higher education. As colleges prepare to...

Study Reveals Contradictions in How Different Groups in the U.S. Perceive...

The advocacy group LAAUNCH — or Leading Asian Americans to Unite for Change — recently released the results of an inaugural survey that gauges...

Illinois to Become First State to Require Asian American and Pacific...

Illinois is set to become the first state to mandate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) history in public K-12 schools. On Monday, Illinois lawmakers...

Nearly 80 Percent of Asian Americans Report Facing Discrimination

A newly released survey found that nearly 80 percent of Asian Americans say they do not feel respected and are discriminated against in the...

U.S. Senators Vote Down Affirmative Action Amendment to Asian Hate Crimes...

In a 49-48 vote last week, U.S. senators turned down an amendment to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act that sought to pull federal funding...

Monthly Observance: Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage

AAPI Heritage Month, celebrated each year in May, is intended to develop awareness of and celebrate the rich cultures and contributions of America’s fastest...

Biden Signs Executive Actions to Address Racial Equity

President Joe Biden signed a series of executive actions on Tuesday that aim to advance racial equity policies throughout several departments of the federal...

Biden-Harris Inauguration Events to Include Diversity Celebrations

The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) announced Monday it will host additional programming to celebrate diversity prior to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and...

Students and Advocates Combat Rise in Anti-Asian Discrimination

Boram Lee, PhD, was a graduate student at Harvard University last spring when she had her first experience with anti-Asian racism on campus.  Lee, who...

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

This year, the COVID-19 pandemic coincides with Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a time when one of America’s most diverse identity groups celebrates their...

DACA Has a Significant Impact on the Asian American Community

We are a country driven by the belief that the future is before us, yet we constantly attempt to hold on to the traditions,...