News & Events

Non-AAARI News
1/3: 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

'We Too Sing America' Author on
Post 9/11 America, Solidarity, and

1/5: Library of Congress Anoints Graphic Novelist as Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Asian Immigrants in the US
1/15: Cancer No. 1 Killer of Asian-Americans, Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders

1/19: New Report Finds Immigrants
Fuel Growth of Asian Voter Population

1/25: Hispanics and Asian-Americans
Face Barriers to Lower Offices, Report
1/25: Ellison Onizuka, First Asian-
American Astronaut, Brought Hawaiian
Spirit to Space

2/1: Where to Celebrate Lunar New
Year 2016 in New York City
2/3: NYC Mayor Appoints Attorney,
Non-profit Worker to Policy Board

2/8: New Lunar New Year Stamp
Draws Inspiration from 'Pioneer in the 
Hawaii Design Industry'
2/8: President Obama Sends Best
Wishes for the Lunar New Year

2/18: New York City Eyes Shortage of
Asian Public-School Teachers

3/9: 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
3/11: Asian and Obesity - Looks Can
Be Deceiving
3/11: International Women's Day 2016 -
A Spotlight on AAPI Leaders,
3/16: Behind Barbed Wire -
Remembering America's Largest
Internment Camp
3/18: How US Immigration Law Fueled
A Chinese Restaurant Boom
3/18: NYPD Hosts Hate Crime Forum
to Address Community Concerns,
3/22: Pioneering Asian American
Scholar Don T. Nakanishi Dies

4/12: SWTB - Asian Americans Studies
4/13: Committee of 100 Releases
2016 US-Chnia Public Perceptions
Snapshot Survey
4/14: Celebrating Vaisakhi - The Story
Behind the Sikh Festival

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

4/18: As NY Primary Approaches,
Advocates Focus on Getting Out the
4/18: In Close Race, 'Unprecedented'
Push for Asian American Voters Come
to NY
4/19: Viet Thanh Nguyen Wins Fiction
Pulitzer Prize for Debut Novel
Clinton, Trump Win NY Chinatown
Voters Amid Election Day Issues
4/26: Advocates Call for Voting Reform
Following Reported NY Primary

5/2: New Report Illustrates Disparities
in Elder Asian-American Community
5/3: The Asian Americans and Pacific
Islanders of the Obama Administration
5/3: The Officer Who Opened the US
Navy for Asian-American Women
5/5: Study - Diversity in NY Theater
Roles Rose in 2014-15 Season
5/10: Model Minority Myth, Data
Aggregation Masks Alcohol Issues
5/10: New Immigration Rule Enables
Filipino WWII Vets to Reunite with
5/11: Congress sends bill eliminating
"Oriental' from law to Obama
5/12: Squeezed By Rents, Stagnant
Incomes, Communities Find Solutions
5/12: New Smithsonian Digital
Exhibition Honors Japanese-American
5/12: A Lookback at the Decades-Long
Embargoed Incarceration Camp
5/12: The Challenges of Polling Asian
5/23: Inclusion, Not Exclusion - Spring
2016 Asian American Voter Survey
5/23: Are Asian Americans Really
Healthier Than Everyone Else?
5/23: President Obama Signs Bill
Eliminating 'Oriental' From Federal Law
5/24: Asian American Blazed Political
Trails in Flushing 25 Years Ago
5/24: Political Participation Among
Chinese Americans in Manhattan on
the Rise
5/24: Issues Remain as Asian-
American and Pacific Islander
Population Grows
5/24: Asian-American Actors Are
Fighting for Visibility

6/21: NY Lawmakers Ask Obama to
Formally Apologize for Chinese
Exclusion Act
6/23: Asians Remain Fatest-Growing
US Group as Pacific Islanders, Mixed-
Race Numbers Grow
6/23: Hispanics, Asian Americans
Among Most Purged Voters in NYC
6/24: Asian-American Leaders Vow
Continued Work After SCOTUS
Immigration Decision
6/29: Dean Christopher Rosa Named
Interim VC for Student Affairs
6/29: SWTB - Study Abroad in Korea
6/29: Three Years After SCOTUS Case
Weakened Voting Rights Act, Leaders
Call for New Protections

7/22: US Congressman Mark Takai of
Hawaii Dies
7/22: Congressional Gold Medal
Proposal for Filipino Vets Passes
Senate, Heads to House

8/1: Rep. Grace Meng Elected Vice
Chair of Democratic National
8/2: How a Chinese-Jamaican's family
history quest led her to Hong Kong
8/2: Why Data Matters When It Comes
to AAPIs and Education
8/10: New Competition Seeks Creative
Solutions to 'Elevate' Data on Asian
Americans and Pacific Islanders
8/10: 'War Brides of Japan'  To Take
Focus in New Documentary
8/11: More Latinos, Asians in
Multigenerational Households
8/12: Highlighting Bullying Prevention
Efforts for the AAPI Community
8/19: The Burden of Being Asian
American on Campus
8/22: Asian American Population
Surges, But Voter Turnout Still Lacks
8/26: New Report on Asian Elders in
New York City

9/6: City College Student Receives
Gilman International Scholarship
9/7: New Book on Challenges for
Korean-Language Teachers
9/7: Encouraging Asians and Pacific
Islanders to Apply for DACA

9/16: 15 Years After 9/11 Founding, The
Sikh Coalition Builds a 'Path Forward'

9/16: Asian Americans See Mixed
Results in NY Primary Elections
9/16: Niou's Victory Spotlights the
Diverse Communities Living in Lower
9/16: Chinese Votes Key to Niou's
9/20: Young Adults Speak Out About
Encountering Islamophobia
9/22: Author Gene Luen Yang Among
2016 MacArthur 'Genius' Grantees
9/27: Where Do Stereotypes About
Asian-American Men Come From
9/27: Cancer Rates Vary Among Asian
Ethnic Groups, Study Finds
9/27: CA Governor Signs Bill to
Disaggregate Asian-American Health
9/28: AARP Interactive Tool to Search
and Visualize AAPI  Data
9/29: Five Years Later, Pvt. Danny
Chen's Family Fights to Keep His
Memory Alive

10/6: Fox Reporter Accused of Racism
for Chinatown Interviews Expresses
10/6: More Asian-Americans Are
Identifying as Democrats, Survey Finds

10/6: After Two Decades, Filipino-
American Museum Scheduled to Open

10/7: Chinatown Responds as Fox
Reporter Defends 'Tongue-In-Cheek'
Brooklyn College Professor
Neng-Fa Zhou wins Grand Prize at
Media Lab Summit with Students

10/27: Among Fears of Voter
Intimidation, Community groups Prep
to Monitor Polls
10/31: CCNY Study Abroad Program
Expands to India

11/3: After Troubled Times, Missouri
System Picks an Academic as Its
11/8: Ten Races with Asian-American,
Pacific Islander Candidates to Watch
on Election Day
11/9: Stephanie Murphy, First
Vietnamese-American Woman Elected
to Congress
11/9:  Asian American Women Reach A
Milestone In The US Senate
11/9: Indian-American Woman Elected
To The US House For the First Time
11/10: Despite High Voter Turnout,
Asian Americans Face Barriers to
Voting on Election Day
11/10: Asian-American Woman
Assemblywoman Gives Chinatown a
Voice in Albany: Advocates
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

11/23: Guiyou Huang Named LSUA
11/23: CCNY Md Kabir Wins National
Medical Student Oral Presentation
11/28: Maya Lin Receives Presidential
Medal of Freedom

11/29: Ava Chin Receives ARC
Distinguished CUNY Fellowship
11/29: House to Vote on Congressional
Gold Medal for Filipino WWII Vets

12/5: House Passes Bill to Award
Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino
12/5: Sammy Lee, First Asian-American
to Earn Olympic Gold, Dies at 96
12/13: Asian Small Business Grow in
12/13: What's at Stake for Asian
Americans and Pacific Islanders in a
Trump Administration?
12/14: CalArts names Ravi Rajan
president, the first Asian American to
be named to the post
12/14: Six More Counties Must Give
Language Assistance to Asian-
American Voters
12/16: Hunter Student Wins Marshall

12/16: Baruch Students Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

12/20: 13 India-bound on Inaugural
CCNY Study Abroad Program
12/20: Staggering Difference Between
Rich and and Poor Asian Americans
12/28: Asian American Literary
Achievements to Read from 2016
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

10/6: Activist, Civil Rights Icon Grace
Lee Boggs Dies at 100
AAARI Co-Founder, Betty Lee Sung Publishes Memoir at Age 90
10/9: First Asian-American Woman to Win Olympic Gold Medal Gets New Recognition

10/15: Digital Project Aims to Preserve
Stories of Incarcerated Japanese

10/15: How Asian-Americans Have
Redefined What It Means To Be
10/16: NYC's Asian Boomers Lack
Retirement Savings
10/28: 'Plum Blossoms' Aims to
Empower Asian-American Women with
Breast Cancer
10/29: Asian American Entrepreneurs -
Most Likely To Hire Other Workers
10/30: Korean Americans Are
Reclaiming Their History Through

11/4: Addressing the Impact of Asian
Stereotypes on Youth & Professionals
11/6: Documentary 'In Jackson Heights'
focuses on South Asian Americans in
America's most diverse neighborhood
11/13: No Longer 'The Only One'? This
Year, Things Changed for Asian-
Americans on TV
11/13: Meeting with Mayor DeBlasio to
Discuss Social Services for the Asian
American Community
11/17: Minoru Yasui to Receive
Presidential Medal of Freedom
11/17: Asian Americans Add to
Diversifying NY Fire Dept
11/23: Korean Adoptees Speak Out On
Their Struggle

12/4: Courting the Youth Vote - How
Both Parties Plan to Target Asian-
American Millennials
12/4: US House Votes to Remove the
Word 'Oriental' from Federal Law
12/4: George Sakato, 94, Dies;
Awarded Medal of Honor
12/15: Study Shows Decline in New
Diabetes Cases, But Lacks Specific
Data for Asian Americans
12/16: At Immigration Conference,
Asian Americans Discuss Language
Access, DACA Enrollment
12/17: FDNY Mandarin Class Teaches
Work Skills, Bridges Culture Gaps
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
12/31: New Loan Forgiveness Program
Unveiled in NYS

3/31: The State of Asian American
3/31: Census Shows Disparities in
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander

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

  AAARI Reports
Asian Pacific American New Yorkers
  Count: Awareness To Action

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

  AAARI Spotlight Newsletter
  2017: Spring

  2016: Winter | Spring/Summer

  2015: Spring | Summer/Fall

  2014: Winter | Summer

  2013: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall

  2012: Spring | Summer | Fall

  2011: Summer | Fall | Winter

  2010: 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7

  2009: 2/3 - 4 - 5 - 6

  2008: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 -

  2007: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 -  

  2006: 6 - 7 - 9 - 10 - 11

  Non-AAARI Opportunities
  3/1: 72 Hour Film Shootout Contest
  3/8: Social Media Fellow
  3/8: Associate Director of Digital Tech
  3/8: Vice President, Controller
  3/8: Program Associate
  3/8: Executive Director, Sakhi
  3/8: Lead Teacher

  3/8: Jobs at NY Theatre Workshop

  3/10: We Are All New York Fellowship
Events Coordinator
  3/13: P/T Program Manager

  3/23: Summer Intern, OCA-NY APA
  Advocates' 11th Annual Hate Crimes
  Prevention Art Project
  3/27: Administrative Assistant
  3/27: Exec Director, APALA
  3/29: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Asian
  American Studies

  3/29: Sikh Advocate Academy
  3/30: Jobs at Womankind
  3/30: RFP, Fund for New Citizens in
  The NY Community Trust

  4/6: Vice President of Development
  4/11: Mentoring Asian American
  4/21: Scholarships for API Students
  4/25: Telephone Interviewer
  4/25: Strength In Us - Student Art

  4/26: Free ESL Seminar - Asian
  American Communities in NYC

  4/28: Agency Counsel/Director of
  Compliance Monitoring

  5/2: Social Innovation Fund Program
  5/2: Office of Recovery and Resiliency,
  Chief of Staff
  5/8: Director, Asian American Cultural
  5/8: Assistant Director, Asian American
  Cultural Center
  5/11: P/T CUNY 311 Call Taker
  5/16: Deputy Director of Human
  5/19: Call for Abstracts - Tropics of
  Imagination Conference
  5/24: Coordinator, Policy & Outreach

  6/6: We Are All NY Fellowship
  6/6: Assistant Director, Asian American
  Cultural Center
  6/6: Coordinator, APA Student Affairs

  6/8: Tuition-Free Degree Program - The
  Excelsior Scholarship
  6/8: Director, Fund Development &

  6/16: Public Health Outcomes

Call for Research Proposals -
  Topics in Higher Education

  8/16: Virtual Senior Center Bilingual
  Volunteers to Facilitate Online Classes

  12/2: Call for Papers - Building Asian
  American Studies in Polycultural NYC

  12/22: Content Producer

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

Free/Low Cost English Classes

  Non-AAARI Events
The Asian American Vote
Screening - Front Cover
Integrated Care Conference
  for AAPIs
  6/30-7/16: NY Asian Film Festival

  7/26: 24th Anniversary Chinese
  Community Partnership for Health
  Foundation Fundraising Dinner

  8/3-6: OCA National Convention
  8/7-11: The Art of Ink - Summer
  Workshop for HS Students

  CUNY Opportunities
Employment | Student Jobs
  Scholarships | Study Abroad

  Professional Development





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