News & Events

Non-AAARI News
1/5: 'We Too Sing America' Author on
Post 9/11 America, Solidarity, and

1/5: Library of Congress Anoints Graphic Novelist as Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Asian Immigrants in the US
1/15: Cancer No. 1 Killer of Asian-Americans, Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders

1/19: New Report Finds Immigrants
Fuel Growth of Asian Voter Population

1/25: Hispanics and Asian-Americans
Face Barriers to Lower Offices, Report
1/25: Ellison Onizuka, First Asian-
American Astronaut, Brought Hawaiian
Spirit to Space

2/1: Where to Celebrate Lunar New
Year 2016 in New York City
2/3: NYC Mayor Appoints Attorney,
Non-profit Worker to Policy Board

2/8: New Lunar New Year Stamp
Draws Inspiration from 'Pioneer in the 
Hawaii Design Industry'
2/8: President Obama Sends Best
Wishes for the Lunar New Year

2/18: New York City Eyes Shortage of
Asian Public-School Teachers

3/9: Cornell Students 'Demand' an
Asian-American Studies Major
The Case for Southeast Asian
Northwestern Asian American
Studies Major Created
SFSU College of Ethnic Studies
Fights for Budget Survival, Wins Year
3/11: Asian and Obesity - Looks Can
Be Deceiving
3/11: International Women's Day 2016 -
A Spotlight on AAPI Leaders,
3/16: Behind Barbed Wire -
Remembering America's Largest
Internment Camp
3/18: How US Immigration Law Fueled
A Chinese Restaurant Boom
3/18: NYPD Hosts Hate Crime Forum
to Address Community Concerns,
3/22: Pioneering Asian American
Scholar Don T. Nakanishi Dies

4/12: SWTB - Asian Americans Studies
4/13: Committee of 100 Releases
2016 US-Chnia Public Perceptions
Snapshot Survey
4/14: Celebrating Vaisakhi - The Story
Behind the Sikh Festival

4/14: BMCC Receives NEH Award for Asian American Studies Project

4/18: As NY Primary Approaches,
Advocates Focus on Getting Out the
4/18: In Close Race, 'Unprecedented'
Push for Asian American Voters Come
to NY
4/19: Viet Thanh Nguyen Wins Fiction
Pulitzer Prize for Debut Novel
Clinton, Trump Win NY Chinatown
Voters Amid Election Day Issues
4/26: Advocates Call for Voting Reform
Following Reported NY Primary

5/2: New Report Illustrates Disparities
in Elder Asian-American Community
5/3: The Asian Americans and Pacific
Islanders of the Obama Administration
5/3: The Officer Who Opened the US
Navy for Asian-American Women
5/5: Study - Diversity in NY Theater
Roles Rose in 2014-15 Season
5/10: Model Minority Myth, Data
Aggregation Masks Alcohol Issues
5/10: New Immigration Rule Enables
Filipino WWII Vets to Reunite with
5/11: Congress sends bill eliminating
"Oriental' from law to Obama
5/12: Squeezed By Rents, Stagnant
Incomes, Communities Find Solutions
5/12: New Smithsonian Digital
Exhibition Honors Japanese-American
5/12: A Lookback at the Decades-Long
Embargoed Incarceration Camp
5/12: The Challenges of Polling Asian
5/23: Inclusion, Not Exclusion - Spring
2016 Asian American Voter Survey
5/23: Are Asian Americans Really
Healthier Than Everyone Else?
5/23: President Obama Signs Bill
Eliminating 'Oriental' From Federal Law
5/24: Asian American Blazed Political
Trails in Flushing 25 Years Ago
5/24: Political Participation Among
Chinese Americans in Manhattan on
the Rise
5/24: Issues Remain as Asian-
American and Pacific Islander
Population Grows
5/24: Asian-American Actors Are
Fighting for Visibility

6/21: NY Lawmakers Ask Obama to
Formally Apologize for Chinese
Exclusion Act
6/23: Asians Remain Fatest-Growing
US Group as Pacific Islanders, Mixed-
Race Numbers Grow
6/23: Hispanics, Asian Americans
Among Most Purged Voters in NYC
6/24: Asian-American Leaders Vow
Continued Work After SCOTUS
Immigration Decision
6/29: Dean Christopher Rosa Named
Interim VC for Student Affairs
6/29: SWTB - Study Abroad in Korea
6/29: Three Years After SCOTUS Case
Weakened Voting Rights Act, Leaders
Call for New Protections

7/22: US Congressman Mark Takai of
Hawaii Dies
7/22: Congressional Gold Medal
Proposal for Filipino Vets Passes
Senate, Heads to House

1/7: Capitol Gain - Three New Asian-
American Members Join Congress
1/14: AARP Report - Health &
Healthcare of AAPI Age 50+

1/30: Study Reveals Ignorance of Sikhs and Their Culture in US
1/30: Chinese Immigrants in the US

3/12: New Report on AAPIs in the
Workforce and Business
3/19: Chinese Migrant Given US Law
License 125 Years On

4/2: Report on Low-Income Asian
Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI)
are Financially Vulnerable, Lack Access
to the Financial Mainstream

4/9: Accomplished Dancer to be NYC's
First Female Indian-American Judge
4/16: With an Influx of Newcomers,
Little Chinatowns Dot a Changing

5/6: NAPAWF-NYC Health Resource
Guide, 2015 Edition
5/6: Glass Ceiling for Asian Americans
3.7x Times Harder to Crack
5/12: Asian American Voters to Double
in Number by 2040
5/21: Asian Immigrants in the US Today

6/5: Why You Should Care About The
Bullying of Asian American Youth
6/5: Newest Report Shows Imbalance
in City's Contract Awards and Dollars to
Asian American Organizations
6/15: Multiracial in America
6/24: Lunar New Year Added to NY
Public School Calendar
6/24: Map Shows Impact of Hispanic
and Asian Votes in Upcoming Elections

6/30: 'Living Legend' Susan Ahn Cuddy
Passes Away at 100

7/7: Reaching Undocumented AAPIs in
the United States
7/10: Chinese Immigrants Now Largest
Group of New Arrivals to US

7/17: New Policy Paves Way for WWII
Filipino Veterans to Reunite with Family

8/6: Asian Americans Impacted by
Voting Rights Act

9/4: The Making of Asian America
9/9: More Than Half of Asian Americans
with Diabetes Are Undiagnosed
9/16: How Asian-American Voters Went
from Republican to Democratic
9/22: Asian American and Pacific
Islander Voters
9/28: How Has Chinatown Stayed
9/29: Asians Expected to Surpass
Latinos as America's Largest
Immigrant Group

10/6: Activist, Civil Rights Icon Grace
Lee Boggs Dies at 100
AAARI Co-Founder, Betty Lee Sung Publishes Memoir at Age 90
10/9: First Asian-American Woman to Win Olympic Gold Medal Gets New Recognition

10/15: Digital Project Aims to Preserve
Stories of Incarcerated Japanese

10/15: How Asian-Americans Have
Redefined What It Means To Be
10/16: NYC's Asian Boomers Lack
Retirement Savings
10/28: 'Plum Blossoms' Aims to
Empower Asian-American Women with
Breast Cancer
10/29: Asian American Entrepreneurs -
Most Likely To Hire Other Workers
10/30: Korean Americans Are
Reclaiming Their History Through

11/4: Addressing the Impact of Asian
Stereotypes on Youth & Professionals
11/6: Documentary 'In Jackson Heights'
focuses on South Asian Americans in
America's most diverse neighborhood
11/13: No Longer 'The Only One'? This
Year, Things Changed for Asian-
Americans on TV
11/13: Meeting with Mayor DeBlasio to
Discuss Social Services for the Asian
American Community
11/17: Minoru Yasui to Receive
Presidential Medal of Freedom
11/17: Asian Americans Add to
Diversifying NY Fire Dept
11/23: Korean Adoptees Speak Out On
Their Struggle

12/4: Courting the Youth Vote - How
Both Parties Plan to Target Asian-
American Millennials
12/4: US House Votes to Remove the
Word 'Oriental' from Federal Law
12/4: George Sakato, 94, Dies;
Awarded Medal of Honor
12/15: Study Shows Decline in New
Diabetes Cases, But Lacks Specific
Data for Asian Americans
12/16: At Immigration Conference,
Asian Americans Discuss Language
Access, DACA Enrollment
12/17: FDNY Mandarin Class Teaches
Work Skills, Bridges Culture Gaps
When History Repeats - What
Leaders Can Learn from Anti-Asian
Laws in US History

12/31: New Report Links Filial Piety,
Depression Among Chinese-American
12/31: New Loan Forgiveness Program
Unveiled in NYS

3/31: The State of Asian American
3/31: Census Shows Disparities in
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander

4/3: Queens Immigrant Population
Keeps Booming

8/15: Global/Local Sunset Park

11/11: An American Story with Chinese
11/13: Voices of Chinese-American
Veterans from WWII to Afghanistan
11/13: Northridge Woman Recounts
Challenges of Being First Asian
American Woman to Serve in US Navy
11/13: New Study Reveals Strong
Support for Elder Care in Asian
11/13: Asian American Advocates Say
Immigration Action Falls Short

4/8: Sikh Awareness Resources
Updated Ed Pew Report on The Rise of Asian Americans

10/28: NYS Senate and Assembly
Districts Highlight the Growth and
Diversity of Asian New Yorkers

12/16: Report on NYC South Asian
Youth - Critical Mass, Urgent Needs


6/25: Asian American and Pacific Islander Policy Research Consortium Response to Pew Center Report

8/6: AAJA Updates 'Handbook to
Covering Asian America'

Elderly Asian Women Suicide
Prevention Skills Training Wkshp

9/22: Report 'Issues on Women and Girls, HIV/AIDS and Immigrants'
9/23: CACF 2010 Briefing Book

5/23: Researchers Shape Future of
Facial Recognition Technology

3/10: Thomas Tam Professorship in
Asian-American Studies

4/13: Socio-Cultural Study of Suicide
Attempts Among Chinese in NYC:
Summary of Findings

11/14: Brooklyn College Offers Minor
in Asian Studies

2/10: CCNY Asian Alumni Honor AAARI

5/11: CUNY Asian Student Data

1/4: AAARI Disaster Relief Program

8/11: NYC Council Approves Proposal to Establish an AAARI Production and Publication Center


  AAARI Publications
  2011 Bulletin | CUNY FORUM

  AAARI Reports
Asian Pacific American New Yorkers
  Count: Awareness To Action

Asian American Leadership in CUNY
  and Higher Education: Findings,
  Recommendations & Accountability

  AAARI Spotlight Newsletter
  2006: 6 - 7 - 9 - 10 - 11

  2007: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 -  

  2008: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 -

  2009: 2/3 - 4 - 5 - 6

  2010: 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7

  2011: Summer | Fall | Winter

  2012: Spring | Summer | Fall

  2013: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall

  2014: Winter | Summer

  2015: Spring | Summer/Fall

  2016: Winter

  AAARI Opportunities
/9: CUNY FORUM Editorial
  Assistant/Graduate Student Intern

  12/23: CUNY Thomas Tam Visiting

  Non-AAARI Opportunities
  1/13: Asst Prof Asian American Studies
  - Northwestern U
  1/13: UCLA Visiting Researcher in
  Ethnic Studies

1/26: Community Health Educator

  2/1: Deputy Director - Education,
  Training and Opportunity Programs

  2/2: Workshop Series and Funding
  Opportunity for CUNY Associate

  2/3: Marketing Associate
  2/3: Deputy Director - Laundromat
  2/3: Arts in Education Manager
  2/3: Exec Coordinator - Bronx Council
  on the Arts

  2/4: John D. Solomon Fellowship for
  Public Service
  2/4: Bridge the Gap Grant

  2/8: Chancellor's Research Fellowship

  2/9: Queens College Asian / American
  2/9: KALCA College Internship Program

  2/10: MinKwon Exec Director

  2/16: Scholarships/Grants for AAPI

  2/18: VP, Open House, Governor's
  2/18: Director of External Relations
  2/18: Community Development
  Process Facilitator
  2/18: Kundiman Poetry Prize

  3/1: AARP AAPI Hero Award
  3/1: KACF Community Grants
  3/1: One Queens 2016 Grant
  3/2: Y After School Group Leaders
  3/2: Youth Program Advocate
  3/11: Lecturer in Asian American
  Studies, Wisconsin-Madison
  3/14: NYC Councilmember Chin Intern
  3/16: Fresh Air Fund Bilingual
  Community Outreach Manager
  3/16: Van Lier Fellowships for Acting
  and Directing
  3/18: YMCA Chinatown Exec Director
  3/18: Brooklyn College Summer 2016
  Study Abroad in China

  3/22: AmeriCorps Bilingual Chinese
  3/22: Exec Dir of Immigrant Inclusion
  3/22: IDNYC Organizing Director
  3/29: Program Coordinator for AA
  Students, Center for Multicultural Affairs

  4/7: Social Worker - DV
  4/7: Case Worker/Counselor - DV
  4/7: SAYA Careers
  4/7: Counselor Advocate (Japanese)
  4/7: Counselor Advocate (Mandarin)
  4/7: Program Manager/Senior
  4/8: Summer Intern Hate Crime
  Prevention Art Project

  4/11: AA Writers' Workshop Intern

  4/11: Intern Political Affairs UN
  4/14: Executive Director - Asian
  Americans Advancing Justice
  4/14: Theater Subdistrict Council
  Diversity Grant Program
  4/14: Director of Communications
  4/14: Temp Performance Manager
  4/18: AANAPISI Project Director

  5/2: Access Code 3.0 Program
  5/2: Director of APIA Affairs
  5/2: Building AAS Across the
  Community College Classroom
  5/10: Instructor/Visiting Prof
  Asian/Asian American Studies
  5/10: Asian American and Pacific
  Islander Data Disaggregation Initiative

  5/11: CPC Launches National Search
  for President/CEO
  5/11: Membership Coordinator

  5/17: APIAVote Programs Associate &
  Field Fellow
  5/23: MinKwon Center Executive Dir
CACF Youth Leadership Program

  6/1: Call for Research Proposals -
  Topics in Higher Education
  6/20: CPC Case Planner
  6/20: CPC Program Counselor
  6/22: IDNYC Community Associate
  6/23: Tylenol Future Care Scholarship
  6/29: NYCHA Public Housing Organizer
  6/29: Chinatown Tenants Union
  6/29: Chinatown Tenants Union Lead
  6/29: Call for Papers - Chinese
  Pluralities Through the Americas

  7/1: City College Study Abroad in New
  Dheli, India (Winter Program)

  7/12: Call for Proposals - Comparative
  Racialization and the Future of Asian
  American Studies in NYC
  7/19: EEO Research Specialist
  7/22: Chinatown Beautification Day and
  Youth Conference Facilitator
  7/22: NYPR SVP & General Manager
  7/22: NYC Council Director of
  Scheduling and Advance
  7/22: We Are All NY Fellowship

Research Study - Recruiting
  Chinese, Dominican, Mexican &
  Turkish American Professionals in

  11/18: P/T Educational Case Manager

  12/21: AALDEF 2016 Summer Interns

Free/Low Cost English Classes

  Non-AAARI Events
4/10: The New World of the #7 Train -
  Walks and Connecting Rides

  5/5: Bob Fitch Memorial Lecture

  7/21-30: Asian American International
  Film Festival

  7/26-28: AAIFF - Flushing Free

  8/9: A4 August Town Hall
  8/13: Chatpati Mela
Reclaiming Vietnam

  9/19-21: National CAPACD 16th Annual

  11/4: Asian Diversity Career Expo

  CUNY Opportunities
Employment | Student Jobs
  Scholarships | Study Abroad

  Professional Development





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