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Opinion: Historical underinvestment and continuing discrimination is violence against the AAPI community purpose

May 28, 2021 9:36 am

Opinion: Historical underinvestment and continuing discrimination is violence against the AAPI community

When we discuss housing and rent affordability in Philadelphia, when we discuss the need to secure and extend public benefits, when we discuss wage theft — we must include the AAPI community in our campaigns, says guest columnist Kee Tobar.
Suicide is the leading cause of death for Asian American young adults. Why is no one talking about this? purpose

Apr. 28, 2021 1:13 pm

Suicide is the leading cause of death for Asian American young adults. Why is no one talking about this?

"The reality is that white supremacy runs so deep in America that even reversing racism would not undo the disparities in health outcomes such as suicide," says guest columist Amelia Noor-Oshiro.
Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans? purpose

Apr. 19, 2021 10:41 am

Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans?

The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic has prompted many Asian American parents to enroll their children in remote learning out of concern for their child’s safety at school.
Racism is behind anti-Asian American violence, even when it’s not a hate crime purpose

Mar. 19, 2021 8:57 am

Racism is behind anti-Asian American violence, even when it’s not a hate crime

Research has found that most Americans assume a person of Asian descent is foreign-born, says guest columnist Pawan Dhingra.
Anti-Asian hate: Silence is not an option and allyship needs to be more than a hashtag purpose

Mar. 18, 2021 8:31 am

Anti-Asian hate: Silence is not an option and allyship needs to be more than a hashtag

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins implores her fellow educators to create spaces for students to speak about what happened in Atlanta and to empower them to dismantle inequities and oppression.
Help wanted: Local small businesses haven’t caught a break since COVID purpose

Feb. 5, 2021 1:36 pm

Help wanted: Local small businesses haven’t caught a break since COVID

Advocates say a robust small business community is key to Philadelphia’s recovery — just adding one or two employees at each small business would create tens of thousands of jobs. But first those businesses have to find a way to stay open.
This nonprofit offers culturally competent meal delivery for vulnerable seniors purpose

May 6, 2020 11:51 am

This nonprofit offers culturally competent meal delivery for vulnerable seniors

Penn Asian Senior Services serves the needs of Asian American seniors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through its new PASSi Kitchen Xpress service.

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