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AACE sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Garland, Urging the U.S. Department of Justice to Take A Non-partisan, Holistic Approach to Effectively Address the Root Causes behind Rising Violence, Hate Crimes and Systemic Racism against the Asian-American Community

For Immediate Release April 6, 2021 On April 6, 2021, Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) President Yukong Zhao sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Garland, urging the U.S. Department of Justice to take a non-partisan, holistic approach to effectively address the root causes behind rising violence, hate crimes and systemic racism against the Asian-American community. In this letter,… Read More »

Over 340 Asian and Other American Organizations Jointly Urge the Supreme Court to Ban Anti-Asian Discrimination in College Admissions

For Immediate Release  March 31, 2021 Livingston, New Jersey:  On March 31st, 2021, representing 346 organizations (including 285 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 Supreme Court, urging the Supreme Court to ban anti-Asian discrimination in college… Read More »

AACE Denounces the Rising Violence and Hate Crimes Targeting Asian Americans, Calls for Thorough Investigations and Policies to Address Root Causes: AACE Policy Statement on Anti-Asian Violence and Hate Crimes

For Immediate Release March 18, 2021 Livingston, New Jersey: In the wake of rising violence and hate crimes against Asian Americans, the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) issues the following statement to denounce the rising crime wave targeting Asian Americans, and to call for thorough investigations and policies to address root causes. AACE strongly condemns the increasing violence… Read More »

AACE Supports Coalition for TJ in its Courageous Lawsuit Challenging Illegal Racial Balancing at America’s Top-Ranked High School

For Immediate Release March 10, 2021 Livingston, New Jersey: Asian American Coalition of Education (AACE) highly commends Coalition for TJ and Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) for filing a timely and significant federal lawsuit against Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) regarding its race-based admissions. Not only does FCPS’s revamped race-based selection unconstitutionally manipulates admissions into Thomas Jefferson High School… Read More »

To Totally Eliminate the Discrimination against Asian Americans, Please Co-sign AACE’s Amicus Brief to the US Supreme Court on Harvard Case

Dear Asian-American Community Leaders: As you know, in order to eliminate the widespread and systematic discrimination against Asian American children in colleges across 42 states which adopt Harvard’s admissions model, Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) has been suing Harvard University since November 2014. By examining more than 160,000 applications, SFFA’s legal team have exposed mounting evidence of Harvard’s… Read More »