#RedefineSecurity Stories of Profiling

#RedefineSecurity Week of Action

[av_heading heading=’#RedefineSecurity Stories of Profiling’ tag=’h3′ style=” size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=’custom-color-heading’ custom_font=’#8bbd28′][/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] May 7-15 is NQAPIA’s #RedefineSecurity Week of Action. As we lift the stories of LGBTQ AAPIs who have experienced profiling based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and more, we ask ourselves to challenge our investments in policing, especially around … Read more #RedefineSecurity Stories of Profiling

What Do We Mean when We Say #APIs4BlackLives?

Why do LGBTQ AAPIs stand with Black Lives?

Why and how do we show up in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives? What do we really mean when we say #APIs4BlackLives? Click the image to watch NQAPIA’s QAPIs4BlackLives video Hear members of the NQAPIA family talk about their personal experiences with police, where their solidarity comes from, and why they are engaged … Read more What Do We Mean when We Say #APIs4BlackLives?

Media Release: Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs & Allies Demand that the DHS #StopProfilingUs

MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release: Friday, March 8, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Sasha W., Organizing Director, sasha@nqapia.org Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs and Allies Demand that the Department of Homeland Security #StopProfilingUs Washington, DC. Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance delivered a petition with hundreds of signatures from LGBTQ APIs and our allies to Jeh Johnson, the … Read more Media Release: Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs & Allies Demand that the DHS #StopProfilingUs

Immigration Injunction 101: What’s Happened So Far, and What We Are Waiting For Now

The process and language around the injunction blocking the expanded DACA & DAPA programs can get confusing. President Obama announced executive action on immigration in November 2014, but expanded DACA and DAPA have been caught in a legal debate ever since. Here are some fast facts for LGBTQ AAPI folks to stay informed! Arpaio vs. … Read more Immigration Injunction 101: What’s Happened So Far, and What We Are Waiting For Now

NQAPIA Supports Justice in Madison

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BREAKING NEWS: Yesterday, NQAPIA’s new Organizing Director Sasha W. was locked in front of the Dane County Jail in Madison, WI for 3 hours and 50 minutes. NQAPIA stands with Sasha, with the others at yesterday’s action, and with the Young Gifted & Black (YGB) Coalition organizing in Madison. Those locked to the jail doors … Read more NQAPIA Supports Justice in Madison

Ask President Obama to End Racial and Religious Profiling, Detention, & Deportation!

The President’s Immigration Action paved a path for administrative relief for many people in our communities. It also created a new set of priorities for immigration enforcement that have resulted in thousands of people being profiled, detained, and deported in a matter of months. Racial and religious profiling is rampant all over the country, including … Read more Ask President Obama to End Racial and Religious Profiling, Detention, & Deportation!

RiseUp! Week of Action on Immigration: Local Events Calendar

Local Events Calendar Check out the Week of Action events happening across the nation. Events are in order by date. Need to register your event? Fill out the GoogleForm, and we’ll post it here! Haven’t planned anything but want a last-minute idea? Need a few extra resources for your event? Check out the NQAPIA Week of Action toolkit. … Read more RiseUp! Week of Action on Immigration: Local Events Calendar

Week of Action Registration & Ideas

REGISTER YOUR EVENT HERE LOOKING FOR IDEAS FOR EVENTS IN YOUR AREA? contact: pabitra_benjamin@nqapia.org ACTION TOPICS AND IDEAS NQAPIA can support executing these ideas. Host an EVENT or PHONE BANK your members to let them know about DACA and DAPA. APIA communities have the lowest registration in registering for administrative relief — help us reach … Read more Week of Action Registration & Ideas

RISE UP! NQAPIA Week of Action & Education on Immigration

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RISE UP! NQAPIA Week of Action & Education on Immigration April 12th – 18th, 2015 Queer Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians & Pacific Islanders RISE UP! Mobilize for Migrant Rights President Obama announced an executive order on immigration that will benefit up to 5 million people living in the United States. Though the implementation is … Read more RISE UP! NQAPIA Week of Action & Education on Immigration