Category Archives: AACE

AACE official documents.

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 »

AACE Stands Firmly with New York’s Asian-American Community in the Lawsuit Against Racial Balancing in the Discovery Program

For Immediate Release December 16, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: On December 11, 2019, Mr. Raymond Wong, AACE’s Board Director of the Legal Committee, joined New York parents and the Chinese American Citizens Alliance of Greater New York (CACAGNY) in a court hearing on the Discovery Program case. As a co-plaintiff in this landmark Asian-American civil rights case and a national organization… Read More »

AACE Sends Letter to the U.S. Department of Education in Support of the Civil Rights Complaint Against Montgomery County Public Schools

For Immediate Release December 12, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: On December 10, 2019, Mr. Yukong Zhao, the President of Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) sent a letter to Mr. Kenneth Marcus, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, to support a recently submitted civil rights case regarding racist educational policies undertaken by the… Read More »