TAAF brings the AAPI community together to mobilize action against hate and violence, and build the infrastructure needed to improve AAPI advocacy, power, and representation across American society.
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Building AAPI Inclusion in Federal Policy
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) have long faced challenges to achieving belonging, safety, and equity in the US, but the intensification of anti-Asian sentiment in the US in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic calls for greater attention to this issue. As the nation reckons with systemic racism, a new window has opened to understand and meet the diverse needs of AAPI communities through federal policy.
Social Realities of Indian Americans: Findings From the 2020 Indian American Attitudes Survey
As the number of Indian Americans in the United States has swelled north of 4 million, the community’s diversity has also increased and yet there is surprisingly little systematic data on the everyday social realities of Indian Americans. How do Indian Americans relate to the broader Asian American community? How do they navigate the competing forces of assimilation and integration? And, as the United States witnesses a resurgence of violence and hate speech targeting Asian Americans, how does it affect Americans of Indian origin?
Special to air Friday May 21st at 8pm ET/PT across MTV Entertainment's suite of brands including MTV, Comedy Central, Paramount Network and Smithsonian Channel as well as BET and Nickelodeon and stream exclusively on Facebook Watch.
The world needs new systems, new institutions, new ways of thinking—we know the old ones are not serving us well. Join the 21For21Summit, a project of @WeAretheMeteor with #ChimeForChange, on May 18th to discuss the path forward alongside a group of global visionaries.
Washington Post Live’s Race in America hosted TAAF President Sonal Shah and TAAF Board Member and Co-Founder of Yahoo! Jerry Yang for a conversation on tackling the rise in anti-Asian hate through data, research, and education.