#RedefineSecurity Statistics

75% of media coverage on Muslims is negative.

We’ve created our own 1-pagers and infographics on critical racial/religious profiling issues.  Take a look! Countering Violent Extremism (1-Pager) Homeland Security (1-Pager) FBI Terror Watchlist (1-Pager) Sources: http://www.searac.org/sites/default/files/SEAA%20School%20to%20Deportation%20Pipeline_0.pdf http://saalt.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/In-Our-Own-Words-Narratives-of-South-Asian-New-Yorkers-Affected-by-Racial-and-Religious-Profiling.pdf http://www.gallup.com/poll/6361/civil-rights-profile-profiling.aspx http://repec.iza.org/dp4411.pdf

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

Sasha speaks to the crowd

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

15 Years Later

API Resistance Checkpoint

[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

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?

NQAPIA Stands with Baltimore

As the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance, we stand with the Baltimore Uprising and Black organizers in the city. The nation is reeling from yet another killing of an unarmed Black person—this time in police custody. We refuse to condemn the “violence” of protesters without first condemning the state violence that created this situation—by … Read more NQAPIA Stands with Baltimore