AAPI

Survey Reveals 8 Out Of 10 Asian Americans Say They Are Discriminated Against And 77% Do Not Feel Respected In The U.S.

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 9:28pm

The survey reveals 8 out of 10 Asian Americans say they are discriminated against in the U.S. and 77% do not feel respected.

Key Points: 
  • The survey reveals 8 out of 10 Asian Americans say they are discriminated against in the U.S. and 77% do not feel respected.
  • This study adds to the growing body of evidence about how insidious and dangerous anti-Asian American sentiment can be in this country.
  • We\'ve seen a growing number of hate crimes and hate incidents perpetrated against the AAPI community since the beginning of the pandemic.
  • The survey consisted of 39 questions conducted online.\nThe STAATUS Index short for "Social Tracking of Asian Americans in the U.S." is a comprehensive, national assessment of attitudes and stereotypes towards Asian Americans.

NBC News Anchor Richard Lui to Participate in AAPI Webcast

Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 6:53pm

b'New York, May 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NGO Wire):\xc2\xa0Richard Lui, the renowned NBC news anchor, will speak at the Museum of Public Relations second annual tribute to the AAPI community in Communications: "STOP ASIAN HATE: The Role of Communicators.

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  • b'New York, May 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NGO Wire):\xc2\xa0Richard Lui, the renowned NBC news anchor, will speak at the Museum of Public Relations second annual tribute to the AAPI community in Communications: "STOP ASIAN HATE: The Role of Communicators.
  • "\nThe free virtual event will be held Wed., May 12, 6pm-8pmET.\nFor registration and sponsorship info: https://www.prmuseum.org/stop-aapi-hate-2021/#sponsorAAPI .
  • More than 300 individuals throughout the U.S. and abroad have already registered.\nPrior to joining NBC in 2010, Lui served as news anchor on CNN Worldwide.
  • National Director, Public Affairs-Corporate Affairs, for Walmart as moderators.\nPanelists include 13 members of the AAPI community in media, advertising, public relations and government.\n'

The Asian American Foundation (TAAF) and Coalition of Partners Launch See Us Unite Cultural Campaign to Drive Awareness and Understanding of the AAPI Experience

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

Funds raised from the campaign will be directed towards education and awareness-raising efforts, as well as initiatives that build understanding and solidarity among diverse communities.

Key Points: 
  • Funds raised from the campaign will be directed towards education and awareness-raising efforts, as well as initiatives that build understanding and solidarity among diverse communities.
  • "See Us Unite is a powerful campaign to combat anti-Asian racism and violence and celebrate the breadth of the AAPI culture and experience.
  • Our ambition is to amplify voices as we unite to change people\'s perception about what it means to be an American.
  • See Us Unite was created by a coalition of nonprofits led byThe Asian American Foundation (TAAF), in collaboration with the Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, The Henry Luce Foundation and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation in service of solidarity with the AAPI Community.

Rise and RUN Launch AAPI Visibility Campaign

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 1:00pm

They will be releasing a series of educational content for the month of May as part of the ongoing AAPI Visibility Campaign.\nJoin the campaign to increase AAPI visibility and learn more here: AAPIpledge.US .\nRise is a civil rights accelerator that empowers everyday citizens to pen their own rights into existence.

Key Points: 
  • They will be releasing a series of educational content for the month of May as part of the ongoing AAPI Visibility Campaign.\nJoin the campaign to increase AAPI visibility and learn more here: AAPIpledge.US .\nRise is a civil rights accelerator that empowers everyday citizens to pen their own rights into existence.
  • Rise holds America\'s record for being the most efficient social movement in modern U.S. history by unanimously passing 34 laws impacting over 85.1 million people.
  • Learn more and join the movement at www.risenow.us .\nRUN AAPI (RUN) launched a breakthrough cultural campaign to increase Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) youth voting rates this election cycle.
  • (RUN) also conducted the first-ever comprehensive poll of Asian American youth voters in the country.

sweetgreen and Naomi Osaka Are Teaming Up to Change the Future of Fast Food

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 11:00am

The partnership also marks the first food collaboration for Osaka, a three-time Grand Slam singles champion, philanthropist, and advocate.\nThis press release features multimedia.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership also marks the first food collaboration for Osaka, a three-time Grand Slam singles champion, philanthropist, and advocate.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210506005115/en/\nsweetgreen and Naomi Osaka Are Teaming Up to Change the Future of Fast Food (Photo: Business Wire)\nWith 52% of Americans consciously seeking out healthier food options, the future of on-the-go dining is changing.
  • On Wednesday, May 26th, 100% of sales from every Naomi Osaka Bowl will support AAPI-led organizations increasing food access in AAPI communities.
  • Follow sweetgreen on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok @sweetgreen for additional updates.\nFounded in 2007, sweetgreen passionately believes that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone.

Panda Express Reinforces Its Commitment To Uplifting Communities With A $10 Million Pledge To Diversity, Equity And Inclusion

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 2:28pm

This Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, Panda kicks-off the Panda CommUnity Fund, with a $1.5 million pledge to AAPI organizations dedicated to offering critical aid, as well as promoting cultural understanding and acceptance.

Key Points: 
  • This Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, Panda kicks-off the Panda CommUnity Fund, with a $1.5 million pledge to AAPI organizations dedicated to offering critical aid, as well as promoting cultural understanding and acceptance.
  • Because of the duality in who we are, Panda champions a greater sense of belonging and supports engagement efforts that reflect the diversity of our guests, associates and communities," said Peggy Cherng, co-founder and co-CEO of Panda Express.
  • And that is why we are making the commitment to put forth the resources and platforms needed to continue energizing community organizations on the ground.
  • Each dish at Panda Express,including the Wok Smart selections,is thoughtfully crafted with quality ingredients and inspired by bold Chinese flavors and culinary principles.

NASA Celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:50pm

This year\'s AAPI Heritage Month brings heightened awareness and significance, given the recent violence directed against Asian Americans," said NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson.

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  • This year\'s AAPI Heritage Month brings heightened awareness and significance, given the recent violence directed against Asian Americans," said NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson.
  • "The Biden-Harris Administration and NASA are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion, where all employees are welcomed, respected, connected, and engaged.
  • I am fully committed to ensuring the president\'s vision is carried out at NASA and beyond.
  • The panelists will share a story of their life journeys as an Asian American and/or Pacific Islander in America.

Asian Financial Society Issues Statement on Violence Against Asian American and Pacific Islanders

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:30pm

b"NEW YORK, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Asian Financial Society (AFS) strongly condemns acts of bias and violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community members and businesses.

Key Points: 
  • b"NEW YORK, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Asian Financial Society (AFS) strongly condemns acts of bias and violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community members and businesses.
  • We are deeply saddened to see the horrific tragedies against AAPI individuals, groups, and businesses over the past few months.
  • They shared the vision that one day Asia's economy will play a vital role in global financial markets and welcomed those who are interested in advancing trades, financial interests, Asian cultures, and businesses to join\nAlmost 40 years later, Asia's financial impact is felt across the globe and AFS has grown to include more than 4,000 members from major financial institutions worldwide.
  • AFS has expanded from New York City to six countries in Asia, including all top-tier cities and regions within China.

Gold House Unveils Suite of Socioeconomic Relief Amidst Record-High Attacks for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold House , the premier nonprofit collective of Asian & Pacific Islander (API) cultural leaders, debuts socioeconomic-building ventures during Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month amidst record-high API attacks.\n"Socio"/Representation - Gold House continues reshaping public opinion through its 2021 A100 List, the definitive API honor for the 100 most impactful leaders of the past year.

Key Points: 
  • b'LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold House , the premier nonprofit collective of Asian & Pacific Islander (API) cultural leaders, debuts socioeconomic-building ventures during Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month amidst record-high API attacks.\n"Socio"/Representation - Gold House continues reshaping public opinion through its 2021 A100 List, the definitive API honor for the 100 most impactful leaders of the past year.
  • A100 Honorees are voted on by multicultural icons (including Andrew and Peggy Cherng, Lea Salonga, Ajay Banga, Michael B. Jordan, and Bob Iger, among others), 21 API nonprofit groups, and hundreds of Gold House members.
  • The A100 List launches in support of We Can Do This to provide COVID-19 vaccine information.\n"Recognizing the achievements of the AAPI community couldn\'t be more timely than right now.
  • Applications are open at goldhouse.org/members .\nCommunity empowerment begins with individuals.

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month on SiriusXM, Pandora and Stitcher

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 7:37pm

During AAPIHM, the channel will continue to elevate the conversation around the Asian-American experience, explore Asian culture and amplify Asian-American artists, celebrities and members of the community.

Key Points: 
  • During AAPIHM, the channel will continue to elevate the conversation around the Asian-American experience, explore Asian culture and amplify Asian-American artists, celebrities and members of the community.
  • For the month of May, the mixtape will feature Asian American artists curated by the trailblazing Asian music label as well as exclusive artist audio messages from Hojean, spill tab, Stephanie Poetri, Jai Wolf and more.
  • Following on from May, the mixtape will expand to showcase music from Asian artists from around the world.
  • 302) will feature a special edition of The Extra Magic Hour on the week of May 17 to highlight AAPI month.