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National Council of Asian Pacific Americans

The State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Is Growing Stronger--But Not for the Reasons Many Think

Christopher Kang | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics
Christopher Kang

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders must join this effort to push back on harmful stereotypes, but at the same time, we must promote the emerging strength of our community. If we don't define our own strength, we will allow others to do it for us -- or worse, to assume we have no strength at all.

When it Comes to Hatred and Prejudice, It's Time to See Something, Say Something

Christopher Kang | Posted 12.18.2016 | Politics
Christopher Kang

I am concerned that too many Americans are using the threat of terrorism to justify their suspicion and prejudice -- which will lead to more hatred, division, and violence.

Why I Oppose Anti-Muslim Hate -- as an Asian American and with Every Part of my Identity

Christopher Kang | Posted 12.17.2016 | Politics
Christopher Kang

On December 16, 2015, the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans held a rally to declare that opposing anti-Muslim hate and xenophobia will be on...

Why affirmative action matters in the larger social and racial justice movement: An Asian American perspective

Christopher Kang | Posted 12.17.2016 | Politics
Christopher Kang

On December 9, 2015, while the Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, I joined the National Action Netwo...

Historic Workers' Protection Bill Passes in Senate, Will Protect Many in Asian American & Pacific Islander Community

Gregory Cendana | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gregory Cendana

The historic Senate passage on Thursday of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a critical measure that would safeguard lesbian, gay, bisexua...

Celebrating National Coming Out Day by Coming #out4equality

Gregory Cendana | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gregory Cendana

National Coming Out Day is not about closet shaming. For me, it is a celebration of identities and recommitting ourselves to continue organizing our communities.