Volunteers Needed to Defend Asian American Voting Rights

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DC • CA • FL • GA • LA • MA • MD • MI • NJ • NM • NV • NY • PA • TX • VA 2016 Asian American Exit Poll and Poll Monitoring Tuesday, November 8, 2016 In past elections, Asian Americans have faced a series of barriers in exercising their right to vote, including segregated … Read more Volunteers Needed to Defend Asian American Voting Rights

Report Back: #15YearsLater Action in DC

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Did you see us in DC last week? Along with KhushDC, NQAPIA organized a protest on the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Dozens of #15YearsLater protesters blocked traffic for hours and demanded that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson end the legalized profiling of our communities: queer and trans Muslims, South Asians, and APIs. In … Read more Report Back: #15YearsLater Action in DC

Showing Up in Solidarity #15YearsLater: Reflections from our Accomplices & Family

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This past Sunday, on the 15th anniversary of 9/11, over 60 people created mock checkpoints across Washington, D.C. and shut down the intersection of 14th St and U St NW for two hours. As queer and trans Muslims and South Asians, we demanded an end to the legalized profiling of our people, especially by Secretary … Read more Showing Up in Solidarity #15YearsLater: Reflections from our Accomplices & Family

#15YearsLater Over 60 Protesters Demand an End to Legalized Profiling

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[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sasha W., NQAPIA Organizing Director, 909-343-2219, sasha@nqapia.org Over 60 #15YearsLater protesters demand that Jeh Johnson and the Dept. of Homeland Security end legalized profiling of LGBTQ Muslim, South Asian and Black Communities On the 15th anniversary of September 11th, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) … Read more #15YearsLater Over 60 Protesters Demand an End to Legalized Profiling

15 Years Later

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[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] 15 years later, Jeh Johnson continues to profile and terrorize our communities. 15 years later, the Department of Homeland Security is legally allowed to profile us at will. 15 years later, Muslim women are shot and killed while walking down the street. 15 years later, Black Muslims are killed by police, … Read more 15 Years Later

Parents of LGBTQ Korean Americans Launch Effort to Build Acceptance in Korean Immigrant Communities

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Korean American Rainbow Parents (KARP) will kick off its outreach program in New York City with a film screening and community discussion, to be followed by a day-long seminar in Washington, D.C., for parents, activists, and allies from across the U.S. and Korea. NEW YORK CITY, September 5, 2016 – Today, Korean American Rainbow Parents … Read more Parents of LGBTQ Korean Americans Launch Effort to Build Acceptance in Korean Immigrant Communities

LGBTQ South Asian, Muslim and Black Communities Protest 15 Years of Profiling on 9/11

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MEDIA RELEASE for September 11, 2016 Contact: Sasha W., NQAPIA Organizing Director, 909-343-2219, sasha@nqapia.org **#15YearsLater #RedefineSecurity #BlackLivesMatter** LGBTQ South Asian, Muslim and Black Communities Protest 15 Years of Profiling on 9/11 WHO: NQAPIA, KhushDC, and dozens of supporting organizations WHAT: #15YearsLater: Performative Action to End Profiling of LGBTQ South Asian & Muslim communities WHERE: Washington … Read more LGBTQ South Asian, Muslim and Black Communities Protest 15 Years of Profiling on 9/11

15 Years Later: Rally Against Post-9/11 Violence

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On the 15th anniversary of September 11th, organizers in DC will take part in a performative action. Our demands are to end the legalized profiling of LGBTQ South Asian, Arab, Muslim and Black communities, which has intensified in the 15 years since 9/11. This is part of a series of events designed to bring us … Read more 15 Years Later: Rally Against Post-9/11 Violence