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Bank of America Increases Commitment to Advance Racial Equality and Economic Opportunity to $1.25 Billion

Expansion will include actions to address racial justice and advocacy for people of Asian descent Bank of America today announced that it has increased its $1 billion, four-year commitment to advance racial equality and economic opportunity to $1.25 billion over five years. This effort further accelerates work already underway to address racial equality and opportunity through direct actions, investments and …

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2021 年度关爱 AAPI 社区活动始于牛年,但将继续超越文化庆祝的意义

位于旧金山 AARP 乐龄会的“Happy Year of the xOXo(金牛贺新年)”牛雕像将进行拍卖,以支持当地的年长者组织“Self Help for the Elderly” 2021年是牛年,对于AARP乐龄会来说,这意味着是为我们社区的长者庆祝生机和活力的一年。 AARP乐龄会继续关心不同社区的一种方式是透过为当地组织提供稳定和不断的支持。今年,AARP 乐龄会赞助了一座牛雕像的创意设计,该雕像更广为人知的名字是“Happy Year of the xOXo”牛雕像。 旧金山中华总商会 (Chinese Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco) 率先在其举办的 The Year of the Ox on Parade(牛年游行)中展示了 AARP 乐龄会的“Happy Year of the xOXo”雕像。为了庆祝牛年的到来,11 头真牛大小的牛在旧金山各地公开展示,沿着着农历贺年传统。 AARP 乐龄会能够与当地艺术家 Monique Zhang 合作,设计出反映中国文化、人民和传统的牛。 这11座牛雕像现在可供拍卖,以造福本地旧金山唐人街的非营利组织。 AARP 乐龄会赞助的「Happy Year of the xOXo」牛雕像的净收入将捐给有55年历史的 Self-Help for the Elderly (SHE),可于 3 月 …

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Washington: Extensions are ending! Go online now to renew your driver license or instruction permit

If you delayed renewing your driver license or instruction permit because it was extended, it’s time to act. The Department of Licensing (DOL) is planning no further extensions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check your license or permit: If its expiration date ranges from March 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021, please renew it as soon as possible. It’s easy to renew online! …

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Stop Asian Hate: Anti-Asian Violence Rally in Chicago’s Chinatown on Saturday 3/27

The people Illinois is set to hold an Anti-Asian Violence Rally in Chicago’s Chinatown on Saturday 3/27, livestream begins 2 p.m. CST “Asian American elderly should have the right of walking the streets in their neighborhood without the fear of being attacked or spat upon. I refuse to live in fear anymore,” says Nancy Chen, AARP Illinois Executive Council Member.

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Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment

In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment. Unfortunately, anti-Asian and Asian American racism and xenophobia is not a new phenomenon. It has been part of American history for a long time, and it has manifested …

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Crossings TV Special Report : Stop AAPI Hate – Sacramento Leaders Respond to Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Asian American Leaders in Sacramento Respond to the rising Hate Crimes against the Asian American community and the recent Atlanta shootings. Leaders call for action and unity to #StopAAPIHATE. Leaders Dr. Richard Pan, My Sister’s House, Darrell Steinberg and more spoke to their community in regards to the racist attacks.

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Independent Contractors and Self-Employed Individuals: Act Now to Take Advantage of Enhanced PPP Support

March 18, 2021 – The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is available to more people than ever, and new rules have made it easier for sole proprietors, independent contractors and the self-employed to tap these funds. The Washington Economic Development Association (WEDA), the National Development Council (NDC) and leaders of the Washington Small Business Recovery Working Group are urging these individuals …

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Los Angeles Civil Rights – No Place for Hate Live Conversation

Los Angeles Civil Rights hosts No Place for Hate with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Mike Feuer of L.A. City Attorney’s Office, Councilmember Nithya Raman of Los Angeles City Council District 4, Chief Bea Girmala of LAPD Headquarters and Manjusha Kulkarni of Stop AAPI Hate / Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council for an event about resources for reporting hate crimes, tools for victims, communities and allies, and avenues toward …

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Washington Representative My-Linh Thai Speaks on and Condemns Anti-Asian Violence and Hate Crimes

“I am grieving with my Asian American community. From the brutal act of hate in Atlanta to the increasing attacks in King County, this rise in anti-Asian violence is a continuation of the xenophobia Asian Americans have experienced throughout our history. In the last year, Washington ranked third highest in the nation for reported hate crimes targeting Asian Americans.  “To stop Asian hate, we must write laws that dismantle white supremacy. We must reimagine public safety to support …

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OCA Sacramento – “Actions Not Statements”Sacramento Leadership’s Response to Anti-Asian Hate

ACTIONS NOT STATEMENTS: Sacramento Leadership’s Response to Anti-Asian HateJoin us to speak out on our community concerns and hear from local Leaders Register at: tinyurl.com/actionsnotstatements Guest Speakers:Dr Richard Pan – SenatorDarrell Steinberg – Mayor of SacramentoAnne Marie Schubert – Sacramento County’s District AttorneyChief Daniel Hahn – Sacramento Police Department***Submit your questions for the guest speakers when you register for the Zoom …

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