Racial conservatism is not the key to young Asian American voters

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. …

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NCAPA / AAPI Data Fellow position now open!

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Strengthen awareness of policy priorities and the connections between data and policy between AAPI

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Anti-Asian Hate Affects Upwards of 2 Million Adults

BY JENNIFER LEE AND KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN

A Rallying Cry to Stop Asian Hate

The mass shooting in Atlanta that resulted in eight people dead, including six Asian women, put names, faces, and narratives to anti-Asian violence. Their lives exposed the vulnerabilities of race, gender, nativity, age, and class, and their mass murder catapulted the anti-Asian hate onto a national platform.…

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Anti-Asian Hate Incidents and the Broader Landscape of Racial Bias

BY JANELLE WONG AND KARTHICK RAMAKRISHNAN

The Asian American community has seen an outpouring of concern and support since March 16, 2021, when a White gunman opened fire on three local businesses in Atlanta, killing eight people, including 6 Asian American women. The tragedy brought new attention to anti-Asian bias in the United States.  New survey data from a joint …

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