#StopRepeatingHistory Campaign Joins #AAPIAction Week to Protest Attacks on Immigrants

Stop Repeating History!

Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations around the nation will take part in #AAPIAction, a Week of Action starting October 7, 2017, to protest the racist and nativist attacks on our communities.

The #StopRepeatingHistory campaign joins more than 30 Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations in 15 cities organizing rallies, demonstrations, teach-ins, and other activities to draw attention to racist and nativist policies such as the:

  • Rescinding of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals;
  • Travel bans on majority-Muslim countries;
  • Draconian restrictions on the number of refugees given admission to the United States; and
  • Proposed legislation to severely curtail legal immigration, such as the proposed RAISE Act recently introduced in the Senate.

One out of every seven Asian immigrants is undocumented. Our communities and families are threatened by these policies fueled by racism and xenophobia. For more information on #AAPIAction, visit http://AAPIVoices.com.

The #StopRepeatingHistory campaign highlights the civil liberties threat posed…

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EJS Gala on Sept. 27 to Uplift Next Generation and Art in Social Justice

Equal Justice Society

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The Equal Justice Society celebrates its 17th anniversary with an “Art + Youth” gala uplifting art as a vehicle for social justice and the youth and young adults as our torchbearers in the civil rights movement.

The event is on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. in the Robertson Auditorium of the Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco.

A reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres will precede a program emceed by Dr. Renel Brooks-Moon featuring our 2017 honorees and a performance.

Our honorees for this year’s gala are: Chinaka Hodge, poet, playwright, screenwriter, educator; George Hofstetter, 17-year-old tech genius, entrepreneur; Lisa P. Mak, employee rights attorney, Minami Tamaki LLP; Jacqueline Scott Ramos, poetess, actress, urban health researcher; and Ajani Thomas, filmmaker, Howard University student.

Tickets are $150 amd can be purchased online at http://ejs17.eventbrite.com. For more information on event sponsorships, visit http://equaljusticesociety.org/gala/sponsor

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