AAU exists so that people of Asian ancestry in Philadelphia exercise leadership to build their communities and unite to challenge oppression.

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AAU supports youth to become individually, socially, and politically aware; to exercise their voice; and to participate in active struggles for justice.

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AAU fights for time and space to honor, celebrate, and remember so that our communities will have roots, embrace memories and know the power of passing on traditions.

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“Building community strengthens our capacity to fight for justice. When we create a street festival, teach folk arts, grow a community garden, or build a school – we create connections among people, honor the knowledge of the elders in our communities, activate people, and value our own cultures. This work is fundamental to social justice work.”
— Ellen Somekawa

아시아 태평양계에 가장 중요한 문제가 무엇인지 알아보기 위해 15개 언어로 펜실베이니아 전체에 이야기를 나누었으며, 드디어 오늘 펜실베이니아의 API 플랫폼을 여러분과 공유할 수 있게 되어 매우 기쁩니다. 펜실베이니아의 API 플랫폼은 주의 첫 풀뿌리 플랫폼으로서 아시아 태평양계의 일상에 가장 영향을 미치는 문제들을 반영합니다.

펜실베이니아의 API 플랫폼을 통해 정치 후보, 언론, 그리고 세상에 우리 커뮤니티가 활동적이고 다양성을 추구하며 더 건강하고 번창하기 위해 무엇이 필요한지 알고 있다는 것을 보여주기를 바랍니다. 우리의 목소리를 내어주세요. 자세한 내용은 [링크 삽입]'을 참조하십시오. www.apiplatform4pa.org
Chúng tôi đã nói chuyện với người API (Châu Á và Thái Bình Dương) trên khắp Pennsylvania bằng 15 ngôn ngữ khác nhau để tìm ra điều gì quan trọng nhất đối với họ. Hôm nay, chúng tôi rất vui được chia sẻ với bạn API Platform for PA. Đây là nền tảng đầu tiên thuộc loại này: một nền tảng toàn tiểu bang hiển thị các vấn đề ảnh hưởng nhiều nhất đến cuộc sống hàng ngày của mọi người API. Chúng tôi hy vọng API Platform for PA cho các ứng cử viên chính trị, giới truyền thông và thế giới thấy những gì chúng tôi luôn biết: các cộng đồng sôi động và đa dạng của chúng tôi biết các giải pháp sẽ giúp giữ cho cộng đồng của chúng tôi khỏe mạnh và phát triển. Hãy lắng nghe họ. Để tìm hiểu thêm, hãy truy cập www.apiplatform4pa.org.

#apiplatformforpa #AAPIs #api #asian #asianamerican #pacificislander #PA #pennsylvania
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We talked to Asian Pacific Islanders all throughout Pennsylvania in 15 different languages to find out what matters most to them and today we are excited to share with you the API Platform for PA, a first of its kind statewide, grassroots platform that reflects the issues most impacting APIs’ everyday lives. We hope the API Platform for PA shows political candidates, the media, and the world what we’ve always known: our vibrant and diverse communities know the solutions that will help keep our communities healthy and thriving. Let’s hear them out. To learn more, visit www.apiplatform4pa.org.

#APIPlatformForPA #AAPIs #API #Asian #AsianAmerican #PacificIslander #PA #Pennsylvania

我们用 了15 种不同的语言与整个宾夕法尼亚州的亚裔美国人和太平洋岛民(API)进行了交谈,以找出对他们最重要的事情,今天我们很高兴与您分享宾州 API 平台,这是首个在全州范围内最能反映基层问题和关注对API日常生活所影响的平台。 我们希望宾州 API 平台能向政治候选人、媒体和世界展示我们一直所知道的事情:我们是个充满活力和多元化的社区而且知道有助于保持我们社区健康和繁荣的解决方案。 让我们来听听他们的意见。 要了解更多信息,请访问 [插入链接] www.apiplatform4pa.org

#APIPlatformForPA #AAPIs #API #Asian #AsianAmerican #PacificIslander #PA #Pennsylvania
#宾州亚裔美国人和太平洋岛民平台 #宾州API平台 #亚裔美国人和太平洋岛民 #亚裔 #亚裔美国人 #太平洋岛民 #宾州 #宾夕法尼亚州
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No stadium, no casino and no arena!

Wei Chen, Asian Americans United’s Civic Engagement Director said, “We ask our city government to stand with us on this matter. This is not the first time that big developers proposed to build something without our input: the baseball stadium, the casino, to name a few. We have defeated each one of them. We are ready to fight to protect our community.”

Read our full statement here.
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4 weeks ago

Asian Americans United

AAU is looking for sponsors for our 27th annual Mid-Autumn Festival! Email maf@aaunited.org to learn more about our different sponsorship packages #philly #midautumnfestival #phillymaf2022 #supportyourcommunity ... See MoreSee Less

We’re bringing back our beloved Mid-Autumn Festival in-person this year!

Save the date for Saturday, September 17th 🥳 Make sure to keep following us for more details to come!

#phillymaf2022 #phillymaf #philly #midautumnfestival
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Past Saturday AAU staffs and friends have pleasure to join Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC for #UnityMarch2022 in Washington DC ... See MoreSee Less

To close out AAPI Heritage Month this year, we asked our staff to share some of the AAPI organizers that inspire them! ... See MoreSee Less

The AAPOP podcast is now live on Spotify and Anchor! Listen straight from your Spotify app or visit the Anchor webpage linked above. Woohooooo! ... See MoreSee Less

Links will be available at 11 AM tomorrow! ... See MoreSee Less

Timeline photosWei Chen is the Civic Engagement Director at Asian Americans United and a transformative leader for immigrant youth and communities who fought to establish safe schools free of bias for all students as a right. ... See MoreSee Less

Historic First as Voting Materials in Philadelphia Are Offered in Chinese
NBC10’s Karen Hua reports on a first as voting materials in Philadelphia are offered in Chinese. Nonprofits like Asian Americans United have worked for years to help people who speak Chinese vote. The group hopes even more people of Asian descent will now go out and vote.
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May 17th is Philadelphia Primary!
Remember come out to vote!
The polling place will open 7am-8pm
Here you can find your polling place :
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Last chance to apply for mail-in Ballot....
Deadline is before 5pm today!
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TODAY is the last day to register to vote in the May 17 PA Primary!
Register now登記選民: rock.vote/AAU

#Vote2022 #GetOutTheVote
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我们请大家来参加本周五4/22的活动、一起玩游戏一起互动。感兴趣的朋友可不要错过喔!【为了记录和确保所有人的安全,在活动之前必须要填好以下的表格(报名表、紧急联系人、许可书、疫苗卡)才能参加哦~ 还有活动期间也要全程戴口罩】快来一起玩吧!PS温馨小提示💡有报名申请CYOP暑期项目的小伙伴们 我们强烈鼓励你们来参加活动提前适应跟熟悉之后的工作方式与环境喔!期待你们的到来 不见不散!!!
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4 months ago

Asian Americans United

See you in the Inch-by-Inch Community Garden in Philly Chinatown behind FACTS on Saturday, 4/16, 3PM-5PM! Drop by anytime to help prepare the garden for spring planting and meet other community members. Swipe for directions to the garden and feel free to email Jenny at jennywenjiechen@gmail.com if you have any questions. ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday night we came together in-person to mark one year since the Atlanta Spa Shootings in which eight people, six of them Asian women, were killed. We are joining together as a community with our partners VietLead , and Asian Pacific Islander Political Alliance to commemorate those we have lost to anti-Asian violence - not just through that one event, but over the last few years. Together, let's demand better for our communities and take action against the discrimination so many have faced. ... See MoreSee Less

AAU- 华人青少年组织会 Chinese Youth Organizing Project back to in-person activity today! ... See MoreSee Less

AAU Summer and CYOP Summer applicants! We'll be helping with paperwork and work permits next week. RSVP if you'd like to attend! ... See MoreSee Less

大家!这周五有CYOP活动!别忘记你需要先填完表格!我们很期待可以终于就可以见到你们! ... See MoreSee Less

Happening soon outside the Hilton at Penn's Landing (11 am): impacted community members from many organizations are coming together to demand that Biden enact immigration policy that matches his campaign promises! ... See MoreSee Less

We're coming together this month to mark one year since the Atlanta Spa Shootings in which eight people, six of them Asian women, were killed. We are joining together as a community with our partners, VietLead, Asian Americans United and API PA to commemorate those we have lost to anti-Asian violence - not just through that one event, but over the last few years. Together, let's demand better for our communities and take action against the discrimination so many have faced.
Join Us: apipa.vote/events
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Please take a moment sign and share to voice your support to pressure ICE to free Mamadee - a Muslim Immigrnat from West Africa who has lived in Philadelphia since he was six years old. He has been in detention since May 2020 and has not been able to see him parents, partner, or three year old daughter. To learn more and to sign visit bit.ly/freemamadeenow ... See MoreSee Less

Want to come learn about Chinese dance??? Come to CYOP tomorrow at 4:30!

🗣 什么?CYOP这周五要讨论中国舞?!哦吼!你感兴趣嘛?不管!http://xn--bit-du3e507cxo8d.ly/cyop-register注册这周五下午4:30-6:00点的线上活动!
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Another vaccine and booster shot Event! Next Sunday 1/30 from 10am-2pm at Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School ( 1023 Callowhill St, Phila PA, 19123 )( No Appointment Need, Walk-In Only )
Booster for age12+ it's available now!
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@philly_schools WE REQUIRE: For schools to take more initiative in following Covid guidelines and creating back-up plans. ... See MoreSee Less

@philly_schools WE DEMAND: For students, staff, and faculty to have access to testing (even if they’re asymptomatic but have been exposed) and for schools to commit to contact tracing so that we can go to school safely and healthily. ... See MoreSee Less

WE DEMAND: For students to be able to be allowed access to testing and communication on contact tracing, share our demand with the School District of Philadelphia! ... See MoreSee Less