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AAPI Data Comms Hires

AAPI Data is Growing its Communications Team

AAPI Data, a nationally recognized publisher of demographic data and policy research on Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, is pleased to announce two new openings for a Communications and Public Relations Director and a Social Media/Web Design Specialist.

Both positions are full-time staff (hybrid or remote) that support our critical work in California. Priority deadline for applications …

69% of Asian American Registered Voters Support Affirmative Action

BY JENNIFER LEE, JANELLE WONG, KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN, AND RYAN VINH

Affirmative action is on the Supreme Court’s docket for the fall, with a decision projected for the spring or summer of 2023. Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) has filed lawsuits against both Harvard and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, alleging that both universities consider race in their admissions decisions …

2022 Asian American Voter Survey Shows A Highly Motivated Electorate

Asian Americans Polled on the Economy, Gun Control, Education, Vote Choice and More in the 2022 Asian American Voter Survey

 

WASHINGTON DC, July 25, 2022 – Today, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), AAPI Data, and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – AAJC released their bi-annual report measuring Asian American sentiment and attitudes on the issues top of mind

New Report on the Health, Mental Health and Social Service Needs of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California

Data from the California Health Interview Survey and the American Community Survey highlight diversity and needs of California’s fastest growing population groups.

RIVERSIDE, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, Calif.,
June 23, 2022

Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) are among the fastest growing racial groups in California and nationwide. In response to a wave of attacks on Asian Americans,

This figure depicts perceptions of whether or not hate crimes have increased, stayed about the same, or decreased in the past year against different groups. For perceptions of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: 48% of respondents said they increased, 39% said they stayed the same, 10% said they decreased, and 4% had no answer. For hate crimes against Black people: 29% of respondents said they increased, 46% said they stayed about the same, 22% said they decreased, and 3% had no answer. For hate crimes against Hispanic/Latinx people: 20% of respondents said they increased, 61% said they stayed about the same, 15% said they decreased, and 4% had no answer.

Data reveal power of Asian American organizing and how hate crimes broadly affect Asian American, Black, and other communities of color

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.

This figure depicts perceptions of whether or not hate crimes have increased, stayed about the same, or decreased in the past year against different groups. For perceptions of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: 48% of respondents said they increased, 39% said they stayed the same, 10% said they decreased, and 4% had no answer. For hate crimes against Black people: 29% of respondents said they increased, 46% said they stayed about the same, 22% said they decreased, and 3% had no answer. For hate crimes against Hispanic/Latinx people: 20% of respondents said they increased, 61% said they stayed about the same, 15% said they decreased, and 4% had no answer.

New data from AAPI Data and Momentive, based on a survey of more than 16,500 adults, …