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Asian American History in Public Schools with TEAACH Act

With TEAACH Act, Illinois becomes the first state in America to require Asian American history to be part of the public school curriculum.
Community

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Looks To Diversify

We at Chicago Asian Network are delighted to inform you that the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) of the state of Illinois opens its doors and makes certain positions available for application.
Politics

TEAACH Act to Paint a Complete Picture of the U.S. History

Hate crimes are going rampant alongside the coronavirus. To mitigate fear and unreasonable acts, Chicago lawmakers turn to a tested solution: education.
Politics

White Privilege on Display at Capitol Hill

The pro-Trump riot resulted in many injuries and loss of lives due to some glaring issues surrounding the very foundation of U.S. democracy: white supremacy and greed.
Politics

Krishnamoorthi wins out in Re-election bid

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) declared his victory in his re-election bid to the U.S. House of Representatives for Illinois’ 8th district last November 3.
Community

Aurora Austriaco Serves in the Racial Justice Diversity Committee

The 2020 recipient of the Cook County State’s Attorney Foxx’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Leadership Awards Ms. Aurora Austriaco, has been appointed to serve on the Racial Justice Diversity Committee by Chief Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer in the Northern District of Illinois.
Interviews

The Pen taking its Shot for Black Lives

Dear Asians Initiative was born of the frustration to attend to the lack of understanding of the Black Lives Matter movement and its protests. By actively engaging in conversations, people begin to acknowledge that there is a problem in the justice system and that it’s possible to work alongside the Black Lives Matter movement to bring about structural change for all minority groups.