BY TIFFANY J. HUANG, PHD
The origin of the term “Asian American” is undoubtedly political, borne out of racial justice organizing at college campuses in the 1960s. Since then, the term has grown in use, but its meaning and definition remain a subject of debate and even confusion.
Figure 1: Google ngram showing the prevalence of “asian american” in …
BY JANELLE WONG AND SARA SADHWANI
The past year has shown the power of Asian American organizers to respond to community crises, particularly the killing of eight people, including 6 Asian American women, by a white gunman in Atlanta, Georgia on March 16, 2021.
New data from AAPI Data and Momentive, based on a survey of more than 16,500 adults, …
As we honor the victims, we ask: how much has anti-Asian hate changed?
BY JENNIFER LEE AND KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN
One year ago, a mass shooting in Atlanta catapulted anti-Asian violence and hate onto a national platform when a 21-year-old white man murdered eight people—including six Asian women—in three Asian-owned massage parlors. Working low-wage jobs that required not only their physical …
Data reveal hate crimes broadly affecting Asian, Black, and other communities of color; Asian American men also report significant hate incidents
SAN MATEO, Calif. and RIVERSIDE, Calif.,
March 16, 2022
One year ago, on March 16, 2021, a lone white gunman entered three spas in the Atlanta area and killed eight people—including six Asian American women, one white woman, one …
BY HOWARD SHIH AND KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN
Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released findings from its Post Enumeration Survey (PES) that gives the first major evidence of the quality of the 2020 Census as it relates to the country’s major race and ethnic groups. Overall, the data indicate significant and worrying levels of undercounting among Black, American Indian / Alaska Native, …
BY JOEY GOODMAN, RAHUL VERMA, AND CHRIS PHAN
In the aftermath of the 2021 Virginia gubernatorial election, a widely-accepted narrative explaining Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin’s victory over former Democratic governor Terry McAuliffe has taken hold: a focus on education and critical race theory (CRT) was pivotal for Youngkin’s win. Some commentators in turn attributed his win to Asian American voters. …
The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), in partnership with AAPI Data, seeks to hire a full-time fellow to serve as the NCAPA/AAPI Data Fellow. The position will be responsible for supporting NCAPA and AAPI Data’s collaborative work around data equity.
- Strengthen awareness of policy priorities and the connections between data and policy between AAPI
AAPI Data, a nationally recognized publisher of demographic data and policy research on Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, is pleased to announce a new opening for a managing director, a full-time staff position that can be held remotely anywhere in the United States. Priority deadline for applications is Thursday, January 13, 2022.
This job posting is part …
Call to Action: 2020 Census and Data Equity for AAPIs
In 2019, AAPI Data noted that Census 2020 had a “Big Asian American Problem.” In particular, we were concerned about Asian Americans expressing the lowest levels of intent to fill out the Census form among the racial groups included in a survey on barriers to Census participation. Thanks …
[UPDATED: Nov 9, 2021 – This position has been updated, with a new search that requires a minimum of 2 years of related work experience. Interested applicants should apply before midnight, Monday November 22, 2021]
AAPI Data, a nationally recognized publisher of demographic data and policy research on Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, is pleased to announce …