Meet one of APACE’s board members! Akemi is a Japanese American woman who was born in Denver, Colorado right after World War II. She is one of the founders of the original APACE organization that was formed in 1998. Akemi’s father was a community leader, and as a result she strongly believes that giving back […]
By: Sam Cho Board of Directors, Asian Pacific Americans for Civic Empowerment (APACE) Commissioner with the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) History is repeating itself on affirmative action. Except this time it feels different. Perhaps it’s because of the national attention around the lawsuit against Harvard. Or maybe it’s because Washington State is […]
WA AAPIs Support Affirmative Action WASHINGTON ASIAN AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS CALL ON OUR STATE LEGISLATURE TO LEGALIZE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION To the Members of the Washington State Legislature: APACE, in solidarity with a broad contingent of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations in Washington state, unequivocally supports legalizing affirmative action. Washington AAPIs continue to […]
Check out Mai Nguyen Do’s informative article about Asian American candidate victories here.