Friday 09th December 2016,

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Asian Americans

Asian American Civil Rights Group Rejects Donation from Southwest Airlines

posted by Randall

Southwest AirlinesUpset about what it considers the profiling of South Asian passengers by Southwest Airlines, a civil rights group has terminated its relationship with Southwest.
The move by South Asian Americans Leading Together means the group will lose the airline’s $10,000 donation to its Young Leadership Institute program.
In making its move SAALT pointed … Read more


More Shattered Families

posted by Randall

Immigration rallyBy Rinku Sen
Publisher, Colorlines

(This article is reposted with permission from Colorlines).

When the immigration, criminal justice and child welfare systems collide in a family’s life, deported parents are too often unable to hold on to their children. Five years ago, Race Forward (then the Applied Research Center) released the Shattered Families report, … Read more

Asian Americans

Community Issues

White House Announces Task Force To Address Hate Crimes

posted by Randall

White HouseWhite House officials Thursday  announced the formation of a high-level task force to address hate violence nationwide, including violence aimed at South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Arab, and Middle Eastern communities.  South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) applauded the announcement as a critical step forward for our communities nationwide.  SAALT is deeply engaged in addressing … Read more


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