APAPA Highlights May – July 2021

Davis Chapter The APAPA Davis Chapter board members spoke at Yolo County’s American Rescue Plan Hearing regarding the need to address COVID-19 racist attacks on AAPI families and small businesses.  They advocated for Asian language services to support the elderly and immigrant communities.  Greater Fremont Chapter APAPA Greater Fremont Chapter will be hosting its Summer […]

APAPA Joins Other AAPI Organizations in Urging Case Against Dr.Anming Hu to Be Dropped

Sacramento, CA – A group of national organizations urged the case against Dr. Anming Hu be dropped after his trial ended in a mistrial this week. Hu is the first-ever professor tried under the Justice Department’s “China Initiative,” a Trump-era program, which targeted China’s economic espionage. The Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) […]

The Digital Divide: A Persistent Challenge for the AAPI Community

It’s been over a year since the pandemic upended the lives of people across the world. For many of us across the United States, it has been a year of migrating more of our social and economic life online. We emptied our offices to work from home. Our children left classrooms and started virtual lessons. […]

APAPA Backs Plan to Address Inequities and Hate Violence Impacting API Community

Sacramento, CA – The Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) joins with a statewide coalition of over 150 community organizations in supporting the $210 million API Equity Budget proposal, sponsored by the California API Legislative Caucus to address historic inequities and surge of violence impacting our API communities in California. The COVID-19 pandemic […]

President Biden Signs the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

Sacramento, CA – The Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) expresses its gratitude to President Biden for signing the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act on Thursday, in response to the rise in hate attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) during the coronavirus pandemic. The legislation spearheaded by Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono of […]