Join fellow Chicago community members for CISCRP’s AWARE for All – Midwest free virtual event on the importance of clinical research while entering for a chance to win a Fitbit Versa 2 health and wellness watch.
With the rise in Anti-Asian hate crimes due to the coronavirus pandemic, Asian America is facing a new reckoning with transnational racism. Join us on June 10 for a showcase featuring dancers, writers, and comedians from the AAPI community and a following roundtable discussion about their process and meaning-making.
Sessions takes great pride in continuing their partnership with Joy Ruckus Club, the largest Asian music festival in the world, and virtual events promoter 400 Dayze to present I Hate Being Hated, an important fundraiser to benefit Stand with Asian Americans and to raise hate crime awareness.
This program will explore the history of Asian progress in America, including the creation of “Asian” as a racial construct, the history of scapegoating Asian communities, and the legal approaches used to justify exclusion and violence.
The Chinese American Heritage Foundation (CAHF) is sponsoring "AAPI Talks = American Stories", daily webinars to celebrate AAPH Heritage Month. The 31 webinars highlight prominent individuals and organizations who made notable impact to our country.
Asian Pop-Up Cinema is a bi-annual film festival based in Chicago since the fall of 2015. Since the pandemic the festival has gone virtual and they are now in the new hybrid model showing films online, and physically at a drive-in location.
Beyond the celebration of our Asian Pacific American heritage in 2021, we find us as a community having to deal with strong hate and anti-Asian sentiment. We will attempt to come together to address this issue while embracing our heritage.
The recent surge in violence against AAPIs across the U.S. is heartbreaking and horrific. This has pushed us to face the reality that we have to be smart and aware. Learn basic self defense to become more aware of our surroundings and a few hands on tactics that can help if you need to get away from an attack.
Join State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and MWRD Commissioner Josina Morita alongside local elected officials and community organizations to show solidarity with the Asian American community and stand up against hate in all forms.
KINETIC is holding a virtual healing space for Asian CPS students to process recent instances of anti-Asian violence, in light of the mass shooting in Atlanta, and other incidences of racially motivated attacks.
"The Business of Asian America" is CAAMBA's inaugural conference, bringing together dozens of accomplished Asian American figures from a spectrum of professions and experiences with hundreds of students and young professionals.
Join the town hall with Asian American organizations across the state highlighting how the Asian American community in MA is organizing against racism and learn how to support our community during the pandemic.
Join us for a conversation with Major General Antonio Taguba, chairman of the Filipino American Veterans Recognition Project. He'll recap the long and difficult, but successful, effort to recognize Filipino veterans who fought for the United States during WW2, and tell us about a new project launched recently called Duty to Country.
In a year in which public gatherings to observe Lunar New Year will not be happening, Joy Ruckus Club 3 will fill the void and enable the masses to congregate virtually to celebrate the Year of the Ox through music.
While celebrations may look different this year, the meaning still holds true--to ring in the beginning of spring and wish good fortune to loved ones. Join ACEL on February 18, 2021 to virtually celebrate the festival and ensure good luck for the rest of the year!
Join the celebration on Argyle Street this February as Uptown continues its annual tradition of celebrating the Lunar New Year! You can usher in the Year of the Ox by exploring Argyle's unique offerings of cuisine, goods, and services while enjoying a burst of red lanterns hanging along the street from Broadway to Sheridan.
Vocalo will welcome Chicago-based artist Sen Morimoto for an intimate virtual performance. The performance will be followed by a live Q&A with Jill Hopkins that will touch on the importance of civic engagement and voting.
Taking our celebration online has opened our Gala to attendees from around the world! Guests will be able to log in from anywhere to enjoy our WEEK-LONG celebration, honoring CASL’s co-founder and former President Bernie Wong with a Lifetime Achievement Award. As co-chair of CASL’s Advisory Board and organizational supporter for nearly two decades, Emmy award-winning anchor Judy Hsu of ABC-7 will be returning as the evening’s emcee.
Led by Dr. Noreen Naseem Rodriguez of Iowa State University, Monsoon's Violence Prevention Program will explore the racial and cultural experiences of people who identify as Asians in the United States and what it means to be "Asian American" today.