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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 Issues The Champion of Equal Education Rights Award to Ms. Holly Ham

For Immediate Release December 23, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: On December 19, 2019, the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) awarded Ms. Holly Ham, former Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI), with the “Champion of Equal Education Rights” award. Ms. Ham received this honor for her outstanding support for advancing 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 »