AACE Calls for Nationwide Support to Defeat Discriminatory Proposition 16 in California

For Immediate Release September 22, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey: After months of alliance building and community organizing, a group of civil rights leaders, prominent scholars and Asian-American organizations have successfully formed a national coalition, under the name “Californians for Equal Rights” (CFER) in opposition to Proposition 16 (formerly known as ACA-5). The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) urges… Read More »

AACE Applauds Justice Department’s Finding Affirming Yale’s Anti-Asian Discrimination in Admissions

For Immediate Release August 14, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey: On August 13th, 2020, the U.S. Justice Department announced that Yale University violated Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act by discriminating against Asian-American and white applicants. The Justice Department’s decision was made in response to a civil rights compliant launched by the Asian American Coalition for Education… Read More »

Asian American Coalition Condemns California Asian American Legislators’ Scapegoating All Children for Votes

For Immediate Release June 15, 2020 Fremont, San Diego,  & Irving, California: Representing a diverse and broad-based coalition of concerned organizations to oppose Assembly Constitutional Amendment ACA 5, the Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation (SVCAF), San Diego Asian Americans for Equality (SDAAFE), TOC Foundation, Chinese American Equalization Association (HQH) and Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) issued the… Read More »

AACE and ACRI Jointly Condemn the Radical Decision by University of California Board of Regents to Suspend Standardized Testing in Undergraduate Admissions

For Immediate Release May 26, 2020  Livingston, New Jersey: The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) and American Civil Rights Institute (ACRI) jointly issue the following statement to protest UC’s precipitous decision to drop standardized tests in admissions as a politicized and misguided assault on meritocracy and equal education rights. On May 21, 2020, University of California (UC) Board… Read More »

AACE Strongly Opposes University of California President’s Proposal to Abandon SAT and ACT in Student Admissions

For Immediate Release May 19, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey: The University of California (UC) Office of the President submitted a proposal on eliminating standardized testing to the UC Board of Regents for a decision to be made during the board’s May 21st meeting. The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) fiercely opposes this ideology-driven (rather than science-based) plan… Read More »