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In Community: TAAF Newsletter 11/3/22
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In Community: TAAF Newsletter 11/3/22

We recently had the privilege of hosting over 300 AAPI leaders from across the country at our inaugural Leadership Summit in San Francisco.

In Community: TAAF Newsletter 5/31/2022
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In Community: TAAF Newsletter 5/31/2022

TAAF has pursued solutions across our strategic priority areas, achieving meaningful progress that we’re excited to highlight in this edition of our newsletter.

In Community: TAAF Newsletter 8/31/22
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In Community: TAAF Newsletter 8/31/22

In the past few months, we have joined our partners to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Vincent Chin’s murder, as well as the lives of the Sikh community members we lost in the Wisconsin Oak Creek shooting 10 years ago.

In Community: TAAF Newsletter 3/31/22
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In Community: TAAF Newsletter 3/31/22

Starting with this newsletter, we will provide regular updates about our collective work and lift up inspiring community stories.

Norman Chen, CEO, The Asian American Foundation: Creating a greater sense of belonging for all AAPIs
Philanthropy News Digest

Norman Chen, CEO, The Asian American Foundation: Creating a greater sense of belonging for all AAPIs

PND asked Chen about TAAF’s mission to address the historic lack of philanthropic investment in AAPI communities, TAAF’s Anti-Hate National Network and AAPI Action Centers, and key findings from the 2022 STAATUS Index.

Heejae Lim and Peng Zhao: We’re both immigrants. We know what it’s like to feel invisible.
Chicago Tribune

Heejae Lim and Peng Zhao: We’re both immigrants. We know what it’s like to feel invisible.

How we can help underserved and overlooked Asian American and Pacific Islander students feel less invisible in the classroom and in everyday life.

TAAF CEO Releases Statement in Response to University of Pennsylvania Law Professor’s Anti-AAPI Commentary
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TAAF CEO Releases Statement in Response to University of Pennsylvania Law Professor’s Anti-AAPI Commentary

Norman Chen, Chief Executive Officer of TAAF, released the following statement: “The recent comments made by University of Pennsylvania Law Professor Amy Wax are yet another glaring example of the insidious yet omnipresent prejudice AAPI communities face in our country."

TAAF Releases Statement and Rapid Response Toolkit in Advance of COVID-19 Origins Report From the White House
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TAAF Releases Statement and Rapid Response Toolkit in Advance of COVID-19 Origins Report From the White House

Anti-Hate Toolkit Launched to Protect AAPI Communities and Highlight Proactive Measures for Addressing Hate

TAAF and Sundance Institute Announce New Fellowship and Scholarship for AAPI Artists, Answering the Call for More Investments in AAPI-Driven Storytelling
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TAAF and Sundance Institute Announce New Fellowship and Scholarship for AAPI Artists, Answering the Call for More Investments in AAPI-Driven Storytelling

The Sundance Institute | The Asian American Foundation Fellowship and Collab Scholarship aim to improve AAPI representation in the film and television industries over the long-term by cultivating AAPI talent and elevating their stories.

As Asian Hate Incidents Continue, Nearly $10 Million Flows to Groups Fighting the Attacks
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

As Asian Hate Incidents Continue, Nearly $10 Million Flows to Groups Fighting the Attacks

A year after a sharp increase in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans — including an Atlanta-area shooting that left six Asian American women dead — a new foundation that prompted donors to pledge more than $1 billion has distributed nearly $10 million.

President Biden Announces Intent to Appoint Commissioners to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders
The White House

President Biden Announces Intent to Appoint Commissioners to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

President Biden announced the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.

 TAAF Announces Its Anti-Hate National Network, Including The Launch of AAPI Action Centers in Chicago, New York City, and Oakland
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TAAF Announces Its Anti-Hate National Network, Including The Launch of AAPI Action Centers in Chicago, New York City, and Oakland

TAAF Also Unveils AAPI Emergency Relief Fund in Partnership with GoFundMe to Support Victims of Anti-AAPI Hate and Violence Across the Country