Category Archives: AACE

AACE official documents.

AACE President Mr. Yukong Zhao Joined Debate on Affirmative Action at the University of California at Berkley

For Immediate Release  March 24, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey: On March 5th, 2020, President of the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), Mr. Yukong Zhao joined AALF Secretary Lee Cheng, UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement scholar John Wilson and Stanford Ph.D. student Katherine Clayton in an informative debate on affirmative action organized by the… Read More »

AACE Calls Upon Californian Partners and Citizens to Say NO to ACA-5

For Immediate Release March 16, 2020 Dear friends and supporters, On March 12, 2020, the California Legislature passed ACA-5 in the Committee on Public Employment and Retirement, an unconstitutional and immoral measure that would legalize discrimination against Asian Americans in education and public employment by repealing Proposition 209 through a state constitutional amendment. The Asian American Coalition for… Read More »

Over 290 Asian-American and Other American Organizations Jointly File an Amicus Brief Renewing Strong Opposition to Harvard’s Discriminatory Admissions Practices

For Immediate Release February 26, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey:  On February 25, 2020,  representing 289 organizations (including 246 nonprofit associations and educational entities), the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), in collaboration with the Asian American Legal Foundation (AALF), filed an Amicus Brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit to show our unwavering… Read More »

To Support SFFA’s Lawsuit against Harvard, Please Co-sign the Amicus Brief

Dear Asian-American Community Leaders: Thanks to the overwhelming support from the Asian-American community, Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) represented 269 Asian-American organizations and filed an updated Amicus Brief with the United States District Court in Boston on January 8, 2019, to continue to show support to the plaintiff (Students for Fair Admissions, SFFA) in its lawsuit against Harvard.… Read More »

AACE Opposes University of California’s Plan to Drop SAT and ACT in Its Admissions

For Immediate Release January 21, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey: On January 20, 2020, AACE President Mr. Yukong Zhao sent an official letter to the University of California Board of Regents, asking the Board to consider the various negative consequences of eliminating standardized testing in UC’s college admissions and to consult the Asian-American community as a key stakeholder. The… Read More »