News & Events

1/5: How Childhoods Spent in Chinese Laundries Tell the Story of America
1/9: CCNY leads four-nation NSF-
funded complex fluids project
1/9: City Tech Student to Represent US
in International Cooking Competition
1/9: Aziz Ansari Becomes First Asian
American To Win Golden Globe for
Best Actor in TV Show
1/12: Indians in the US have felt
animosity for 100 yeras, now a feeling
of deja vu creeps in
1/17: Study Finds Increasing Diversity
on Broadway
New Journalism Guide on
1/18: NJ gets first Sikh attorney general
in US history
1/18: Indian-American lawmaker in NJ
appointed Majority Whip in legislative
1/25: How a Doctor Inspired a Film
About the Phillippines' WWII Effort to
Help Jews During the Holocaust
1/25: NY's Communities of Color Have
Less Access to Retirement Savings,
Banks, Pay More for Caregiving,

1/30: Strokes more severe in Asian-
Americans than whites

1/30: AARP Survey Reveals the
Financial Hardships and Emotional
Tolls among Asian Americans and
Pacific Islanders

2/1: Day of Remembrance Is a
Reminder to Continue to Fight Injustice
2/1: MEChA, APAC members push for
department status for ethnic studies

2/2: Ethnicity data is critical to address
the diverse needs of Asian Americans
and Pacific Islanders
2/2: 11 Asian-American athletes to
watch at the 2018 Winter Olympics

2/7: Mauli Agrawal named Chancellor
of the University of Missouri-Kansas
2/7: Alumna and SEEK Scholar Melissa
Kong is Pursuing Her Career Dreams

2/13: 10 Out of 11 New Council
Members Represent Asian Populations

2/21: How Myths About Asian-
Americans Prevent Them from
Receiving Much-Needed Services
2/21: Struggles of Asian-Americans
Tackling Pov
erty, Overcrowding in Their
The Need for Investments to Help

2/21: 4 Asian-American Politicians You
Need to Know About
2/21: Presidential Message in
Celebration of the Lunar New Year

2/21: Overview of Korean Immigrants'
Health in the US

2/23: Cal State Fullerton Establishes
Asian American Studies Dept

3/11: Preparing for the 2020 Census,
One Address at a Time
3/16: Connecticut Bill Would Bar State
From Collecting Student data From
Specific Sub Groups
3/16: New minor recognizes,
celebrates Pacific Islander community
3/16: Advocates Fight To Save Grant
That Helps Preserve History Of WWII
3/20: Larry Kwong, NHL's first player of
Asian descent, dies at 94

The Asian American 'Advantage'
That Is Actually An Illusion
1/3: Tyrus Wong, 'Bambi' Artist
Thwarted by Racial Bias, Dies at 106
1/5: 115th Congress is History-Making
for Asian Americans and Pacific
1/5: Historic Day for Indian Americans -
5 Indian Origins Take Oath as
Members of US Congress

1/6: Tisa Chang Featured in Legacy
Leaders Video
1/12: Anti-South Asian Hate Crimes
Spiked During US Polls, Says SAALT
1/12: Comptroller Stringer Analysis -
Immigrant Population Helps Power
NYC Economy
1/23: New Book on Civil Rights Icon
Fred Korematsu Challenges Youth to
Speak Up
1/23: Few Asian-Americans hold top
legal job, new study says

1/27: Hiroshi Matsui Leads Belfer Team in Trailblazing Cancer Research

1/30: Civil Rights Icon Korematsu, Who
Challenged Internment, Honored with
Google Doodle

2/3: Bharati Mukherjee, Writer of
Immigrant Life, Dies at 76
2/3: Hate Crimes Website Made in
Response to Increase in Hate Attacks
on Asian Americans

2/7: Sweet Briar College Names Meredith Woo as Next President
2/7: FDNY Recruiting Campaign to Focus on Asian Americans, Minorities

2/8: George Chin, Former CUNY
Director of Student Financial Aid,
Passes Away
2/10: Event Series to Explore 'Asian
American Feminism in the Age of
2/10: The Myth of Asian-American
Success and Institutionalized Invisibility

2/14: Elderly Asians Almost 1.5 Times
More Likely To Be Poor Than White
2/14: Rarely Seen Photos of Japanese
2/16: 10 Resign from President's
Advisory Commission on AAPIs

2/21: First Native Pacific Islander
Receives Prestigious Poetry
2/23: Asian Last Names Lead To
Fewer Job Interviews, Still

3/1: City Tech Dean Kevin Hom
Elevated to Fellow of the AIA

3/3: Four Asian American Women You
Didn't Learn About in School
3/3: CCNY Students Share Indian Study
Abroad Experience in the Classroom
3/3: KCC Students to Serve on PTK All-
State Community College Academic

3/3: CCNY-Based Team Develops
Sustainable, High Energy Density

3/6: Hirono Resolution
Commemorates 75th Anniversary of
Japanese American Internment
3/7: As NY's Asian-American
Population Grows, Govt Grants Lag
3/8: Six Asian-American Memoirs to
Read for Women's History Month
3/8: South Asians and Hate Crimes
3/16: OMB Accepting Public Comments
on Federal Data Collection on
3/17: York College MUREP Program
Featured on NY1
3/21: Philip Choy, SF Expert on
Chinese American Experience, Dies
3/21: Hunter Mourns the Death of Peter
Kwong, Distinguished Professor of
Urban Policy and Planning
3/29: 4 Landmark Cases From Asian-
Americans That Helped Shaped Our
3/29: Indian Americans' Income Nearly
Double That of Other Americans
3/29: Asian American Students Have
Strong Academic Support - But It It Too
3/29: CCNY Student Wins UTRC
Outstanding Student of the Year Award

3/30: Urban Studies Dept at Queens College to Have First Minority Woman Chair

4/6: New Book Spotlights Health
Disparities for South Asian Americans
4/6: NYS Assembly Statement on the
Passing of Peter Kwong
4/6: New Campaign Aims to Combat
Hate Against Sikhs
4/7: Debasish Dutta Named Chancellor
of Rutgers University-New Brunswick
4/7: Janet Liou-Mark Named City Tech's
2017-2018 Scholar on Campus
4/12: The Govt May Change How It
Collects and Crunches Race Data, Why
You Should Weigh In

4/17: Breast Cancer Rates Among
Asian Americans on Rise

4/17: What's Happening on the
Forefront of Asian American
4/17: QCC Student Receives Two Most
Prestigious Scholarly Awards in Nation

4/18: Trump Lost More If The Asian-
American Vote Than The National Polls

4/21: Ava Chin Among 2017-2018
Cullman Center for Scholars and
Writers Fellows

4/21: On Police Treatment, Asian-
Americans Show Ethnic, Generational
4/21: Nonprofit Begins Digitizing
Japanese-American WWII Veterans'

4/21: Hundreds Bid Farewell to Peter
4/21: University of Wisconsin Students
Push for Program in Hmong-American
4/25: HBO Celebrates APA Heritage
Month with Three Short Films
4/25: UTA Appoints World Renown
Researcher and Scholar as Provost
4/25: Students Demand Adequate
Funding for Ethnic & Identity Programs
4/26: College completion rates vary by
race and ethnicity, report finds
4/26: Memories of Internment Motivate
Survivors to Speak Up for Others
4/28: Teacher and Researcher Marvin
Chun Named Dean of Yale College

5/2: US Census Releases Key Stats in
Honor of APAI Heritage Month

5/2: Florence Finch, Unsung War Hero
Who Took on Japanese, Dies at 101

5/2: CUNY Appoints Former US
Assistant AG as John Jay President
5/8: Community Works to Fill
Wikipedia's Asian-American, Pacific
Islander Gaps
5/8: Asian-Americans Have Highest
Poverty Rate in NYC, But Stereotypes
Make The Issue Invisible
5/8: Asian-American Female Buying
Power, Influence Rapidly Growing -
Nielson Report
5/10: 'Aviatrix' Documentary Tells the
Story of the First Chinese-American
Female Pilot
5/10: Artist Frank Wong Creates
Dioramas of Diasporic Memory in
'Forever, Chinatown'
5/10: As Chinese Exclusion Act Turns
135, Experts Point To Parallels Today

5/10: Victor in Illinois Is First Cambodian Woman Elected to US Public Office
5/11: Bill Calls for Congressional Gold
Medal for Chinese-American WWII Vets
5/11: Heart disease risks often
overlooked in Chinese Americans
5/11: Number of Hispanic, Asian-
American Voters Increased in 2016
5/15: In Congress, the fight for AAPI
voices hasn't slowed
5/16: Indian Americans Reckon With
Reality of Hate Crimes
5/19: APIA First-Time Voters Turned Out
in 2016 Election in Record Numbers
5/19: 'Small Enough to Jail' Doc
explores sole bank charged after 2008
financial crisis
5/22: NY Legislators Form APA Task
Force to Advocate for Community

5/24: Why Colleges Already Face Race-
Related Challenges In Serving Future

6/1: Remembering Hazel Lee, First
Chinese-American Female Pilot
6/1: Indian American Anil Singh
Appointed to Appellate Court in NY
6/1: C100 Releases White Paper
Analyzing Economic Espionage Act
6/1: Why Asian-American Seniors Have
High Rates of Depression But Rarely
Seek Help
6/1: Books Ft. AAPIs for Kids/Teens
6/6: New Bill Targets Asian-American,
Pacific Islander Mental Health Stigma
6/16: Who Is Vincent Chin? The History
and Relevance of a 1982 Killing
6/16: Delays fro Asian-American Women After Abnormal Mammogram

6/20: Road Trip Project Highlights
South Asian American Travel Stories
6/20: Only 1 In 5 New Board Appointees
at Fortune 500 companies Are Not

6/20: Why the Slants Took a Fight Over
Their Band Name to the Supreme

6/20: 'Muslims in America' Portraits
Showcase Community's Diverse Roots

6/23: Bill to disaggregate Asian
American, Pacific Islander data passes
New York Assembly
6/26: Researchers Look to Census
Data for Keys to Improving Educational

6/27: The Varied Experiences of Asian and Asian American Law Students
Kevin D. Kim Appointed to CUNY Board of Trustees

Cancer Kills More Chinese New
Yorkers Than Any Other Group, City
Data Says

7/20: Safety Is A Top Concern For
Indian Students Admitted To US
Schools For Fall
7/20: Asian-Americans Face Glass
Ceiling in the Law

8/4: AAF's New Report on NYC Council
Districts and Increasing Asian
8/4: Overweight Asian-Americans Are
Seen as More 'American,' Study Finds
8/4: Affirmative Action Battle Has a New
Focus - Asian Americans

8/4: How Data Can Debunk the 'Model
Minority' Myth
8/4: What's Keeping Asian-American
Lawyers From Ascending The Legal

8/10: 'Groundbreaking' Asian American
Poets to Read with Immigrant, Refugee
8/10: Standing Up for Lower Manhattan  - Yuh-Line Niou, Baruch College
8/10: New Bill Targets Higher South
Asian American Heart Health Risks
8/10: Why Asian Americans Refuse to
Be a Wedge in the War on Affirmative

8/18: CCNY's Naresh Devineni
Receives DOE Early CAREER Award

8/22: City Tech Prof Earn Prestigious
Math Award
8:22 CCNY Sociology Prof To Head
ASA Rose Editorial Team
8/22: Brooklyn College Enters Into First
Student Exchange Program with South
Korean University

9/6: Bronxnet Debuts Its First FilAm
9/6: Asian-American advocates blast
Trump decision to end DACA program
9/6: First South Asian-American
magistrate judge appointed to
Brooklyn's federal court
9/6: Behind the 'model minority myth':
Why the 'studious Asian' stereotype
9/8: Key facts about Asian Americans, a
diverse and growing population

9/13: Lupus Impacts Asian/Pacific
Islanders and Hispanics at Alarming
9/15: Jinliu "Grace" Wang Appointed
SUNY Interim Provost
9/20: Riz Ahmed first South Asian man
to win an Emmy acting award

10/2: UCLA alum launch online
platform for sharing Filipino
10/4: A Filipino American Story
10/4: The Limits of "Diversity"
10/4: Discussion of Affirmative Action
Impact on Asian American Students
10/6: DACA supporters rally outside
Trump Tower
10/6: Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize
in Literature
10/10: Asian-American groups start
mental health program for DACA
10/11: A New Generation of Therapists
Is Fighting Asian-American Mental
Health Stigma
10/11: Trump Immigration Cuts Would
Hurt Asian American Families
10/23: What We Miss When We Ignore
Asian Americans
10/25: South Asians in New Jersey Flex
Their Political Muscle
10/27: Report on Overcoming
Challenges to Mental Health Services
for New Yorkers
10/27: Asian-Americans Take Leading
Roles in NYC Real Estate

10/27: Fay Chiang, Poet Who Championed Asian-American Cultures, Dies

11/8: Election night brings historic wins
for minority and LGBT candidates
11/14: Randall Eng, Leaving Post as
Second Dept Presiding Justice
11/14: Photonics Interns Advance
11/14: BMCC Announces 2018
Leadership Fellows
11/22: Asian American Executives Are
Missing on Wall Street
11/22: James B. Milliken Stepping
Down As CUNY Chancellor End of
Academic Year
11/22: Lack of AAS Program Leaves AA
Pushing for Representation
11/22: UWM Needs Hmong American
Studies Program
11/22: DSG Votes to Support AAS
Program at Duke
11/22: Petition for Harvard Race and
Ethnicity Center Draws Support
11/22: Immigrants Anxiously Await
Citizenship As Processing Times
11/22: AA Arrested at Paul Ryan's Office
Pushing for Dream Act
11/22: Princeton AAS program to be
created by Sept 2018

11/29: Indian-American Vin Gopal is the
first Indian elected as NJ senator

12/6: CCNY's Yingli Tian beats the odds to become IEEE Fellow
12/6: AALDEF Exit Poll - 59 Percent of API Voters Polled in Four States Disapprove of President Trump
12/6: As Census approaches, some advocates worried Asian Americans could be undercounted
12/6: 'America Is in the Heart': Smithsonian video spotlights US's immigrant history
12/6: BMCC Faculty Grant Recipients Recognized for Achievements
12/6: 'I-AM SHAKTI' wants to get South Asian Americans talking about mental health

12/8: Teaching Japanese-American
Internment Using Primary Resources
12/8: Dr. Ajay Nair Named 22nd
President of Arcadia University
12/8: How Chinese Students Navigate
the US University
12/8: Asian-American, Black Activists
Rally Together for Immigrants in Their
12/8: Poll - Asian Americans See
Individuals' Prejudice As Big  Discrimination Problem
12/8: UMass Boston's AAS Program
Celebrates 30 Years on Campus
12/12: Ed Lee, San Francisco Mayor,
Dies at 65
12/15: Asian Americans don't get
treated for alcoholism - SAAA wants to
change that for South Asians
12/18: Inside the year-long battle to
preserve Penn's Asian American
Studies program
12/26: March Fong Eu, who smashed
toilets and barriers, dies at 95

Cornell Students 'Demand' an
Asian-American Studies Major
The Case for Southeast Asian
Northwestern Asian American
Studies Major Created
SFSU College of Ethnic Studies
Fights for Budget Survival, Wins Year
3/18: How US Immigration Law Fueled
A Chinese Restaurant Boom

4/12: SWTB - Asian Americans Studies
4/13: Committee of 100 Releases
2016 US-Chnia Public Perceptions
Snapshot Survey

4/14: BMCC Receives NEH Award for Asian American Studies Project

6/29: SWTB - Study Abroad in Korea

8/2: Why Data Matters When It Comes
to AAPIs and Education
8/19: The Burden of Being Asian
American on Campus
8/26: New Report on Asian Elders in
New York City

11/11: AALDEF Election Day Exit Poll,
14,000 Asian American Voters Favored
Clinton By Wide Margin
11/11: Analysis - How Exit Polling
Missed the Mark on Asian Americans
11/19: USDOE Awards $836,000 to 3
States for AAPI Data Disaggregation

12/28: Top 10 Asian American
Achievements in 2016
12/28: OCA Launches New Hate
Incident Reporting Website for AAPIs

1/14: AARP Report - Health &
Healthcare of AAPI Age 50+
1/30: Chinese Immigrants in the US

3/12: New Report on AAPIs in the
Workforce and Business

5/6: NAPAWF-NYC Health Resource
Guide, 2015 Edition

6/5: Why You Should Care About The
Bullying of Asian American Youth
6/5: Newest Report Shows Imbalance
in City's Contract Awards and Dollars to
Asian American Organizations
6/15: Multiracial in America

9/28: How Has Chinatown Stayed

10/9: AAARI Co-Founder, Betty Lee Sung Publishes Memoir at Age 90
10/15: How Asian-Americans Have
Redefined What It Means To Be

11/4: Addressing the Impact of Asian
Stereotypes on Youth & Professionals

12/17: When History Repeats - What
Leaders Can Learn from Anti-Asian
Laws in US History

12/31: New Report Links Filial Piety,
Depression Among Chinese-American

3/31: The State of Asian American

4/8: Sikh Awareness Resources
Updated Ed Pew Report on The Rise of Asian Americans

10/28: NYS Senate and Assembly
Districts Highlight the Growth and
Diversity of Asian New Yorkers

12/16: Report on NYC South Asian
Youth - Critical Mass, Urgent Needs


6/25: Asian American and Pacific Islander Policy Research Consortium Response to Pew Center Report

8/6: AAJA Updates 'Handbook to
Covering Asian America'

Elderly Asian Women Suicide
Prevention Skills Training Wkshp

9/22: Report 'Issues on Women and Girls, HIV/AIDS and Immigrants'
9/23: CACF 2010 Briefing Book

5/23: Researchers Shape Future of
Facial Recognition Technology

3/10: Thomas Tam Professorship in
Asian-American Studies

4/13: Socio-Cultural Study of Suicide
Attempts Among Chinese in NYC:
Summary of Findings

11/14: Brooklyn College Offers Minor
in Asian Studies

2/10: CCNY Asian Alumni Honor AAARI

5/11: CUNY Asian Student Data

1/4: AAARI Disaster Relief Program

8/11: NYC Council Approves Proposal to Establish an AAARI Production and Publication Center


  AAARI Publications
  2011 Bulletin | CUNY FORUM |
  Outstanding Asian American Alumni

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Asian Pacific American New Yorkers
  Count: Awareness To Action

Asian American Leadership in CUNY
  and Higher Education: Findings,
  Recommendations & Accountability

  AAARI Spotlight Newsletter
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  1/5: ActionNY Immigration Legal
  Service RFA
  1/5: Business Counselor
  1/5: Career Specialist

  1/5: Home India Exec Director
  1/5: Home India Program Director
  1/5: Director of Clinical Services
  1/5: Bilingual Counselor

  1/9: National Fellowship Program for
  AA Organizing & Civic Engagement
  1/9: Asian Women Giving Circle
  Request for Grant Proposals
  1/12: Project AHEAD Internship
  1/16: Manager, Diversity & Inclusion
  1/17: APIAVote Internship
  1/18: Van Lier Fellowships in Visual
  Arts Practice and Visual Arts Curation
  1/18: NYS APA Task Force Exec Dir
  1/19: Youth Empowerment Program
  1/22: Leadership In Action Program
  1/22: Finance Revenue Manager

: Voting Rights Organizer

  1/23: Program Associate

  1/23: Queens SOUP Microgrant

  1/26: Liu Xiaobo Fellowships
  1/26: JACL/OCA Leadership Summit
  1/26: CKA-KALCA Public Service Intern

  1/26: Director of Development & Coms
  1/26: Asia Pacific Forum Co-Producer

  1/26: Leaders to Leaders Youth

  1/29: P/T Edu Case Manager
  1/29: Experimental Learning
  Coordinator/Retail Bank Program

  1/29: Job Readiness Instructor

  2/5: Health and Cancer Helpline Social

  2/5: AA Arts Alliance Exec Dir
Call for Proposals - NY Conference
  on Asian Studies

  2/7: Laundromat Project Create
  Change Artist Development Program

  2/7: CUNY Service Corps
  2/8: KACF Community Grant &
  Resilience Fund

  2/8: Program Assistant

  2/13: Programs Associate
  2/13: C100 Next Generation
  Leadership Program

  2/13: Social Justice Leadership
  Institute - Spring 2018 Cohort

  2/13: Project Coordinator for Culturally
  Responsive Education

  2/15: Executive Director - Asian Arts

  2/21: WHIAAPI Summer Internship
  2/21: Documenting Maritime
  Environments in Wales, UK

2/22: Saturday Academy Instructor
  2/22: Tenure Track Faculty AA Studies

  2/22: Race Flicks - Call for

  2/26: PolicyLink Internships

  2/27: OCA National Internship
  2/27: CAPAL Scholarship & Internship

  2/27: CUNY Math Challenge

  3/1: Asian Youth Program Manager
  3/1: 72 Hour Film Shootout Contest
  3/1: AAFE Executive Director
  3/7: Resident Wellness Coordinator
  3/7: CPC Summer Intern Program
  3/7: Exec Director, CAAAV

  3/7: Hate Crimes Prevention Art Project

  3/8: Community Organizing
  3/8: Social Services Associate
  3/12: Ethnic Studies Instructor (AAS)
  3/13: Visiting Lecturer in American
  3/14: Assistant Professor (AAS)
  3/15: Assistant Program Officer
  3/16: Immigrant Affairs Intern
  3/16: Rep Crowley Internship

11/14: Metro-North Jobs & MaBSTOA
  Bus Maintainer Exam

  12/14: Research Intern

Call for Research Proposals -
  Topics in Higher Education

Research Study - Recruiting
  Chinese, Dominican, Mexican &
  Turkish American Professionals in

Free/Low Cost English Classes

Then They Came for Me:
  Incarceration of Japanese Americans
  during World War II

  3/22: 2018 & Beyond - Japan and the
  Global Economy

Play - Reclaiming Vietnam
Play Reading - Manhood

3/26: The World War II Japanese
  American Incarceration and Why It
  Matters Today
Association for Asian
  American Studies Conference

  4/7-8: Chinese American Genealogy
US-China Business in the New
Play - Daybreak

  5/14: Support the APA Community -
  Librarians on Diversity, Inclusivity and
  Civic Engagement

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