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(Recording) Panel Discussion: Rise in Anti-Asian Racism

Tue, 2020-05-19

AAPIP Chicago hosted a series of webinars during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month to explore issues related to COVID-19 affecting our communities. This session discussed the increase in anti-Asian racism and its effects in our communities and included the following panelists:

Solidarity Matters: A Poem to Philanthropy in the Age of Covid-19

Fri, 2020-05-01

Hey Philanthrofolks,

It's Friday and a brand new month!

May is Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month and since it's been such a difficult many weeks, we wanted to do something fun and different. AAPIP staff created a video poem to share with you - we hope you like it!

Stay healthy and have a good weekend!

-Pat, Marnelle, Lori, and Brandon

A COVID Conversation Between AAPIP Chapter Co-Chairs

Mon, 2020-04-20

We’ve all been hearing the news about the rise of anti-Asian hostility re-surfacing alongside COVID-19, but what does that look and feel like locally? We checked in with two AAPIP chapter leaders Hanh Le with the Metro DC chapter and James Liou with the Philadelphia chapter. 

AAPIP in The Rockies: Announcing AAPIP-Rocky Mountain Chapter!

Mon, 2020-04-20

For 30 years now, AAPIP has been the home for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to build community in the field of philanthropy. We have also played an instrumental role in mobilizing philanthropic resources to under-resourced AAPI communities, producing critical reports, launching funding campaigns, and seeding giving circles.

AAPIP Statement on COVID-19

Thu, 2020-03-05
Dear Philanthrofolk, As the news surrounding COVID-19, or “coronavirus”, continues to flood the web and our screens, our sector springs into action to protect the safety and well-being of our employees, colleagues, and grantee partners. Philanthropy is asking important questions...