One Year of the Muslim Ban. One Year of Resistance.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 27, 2018 is the one-year anniver­sary of the Trump administration’s first Mus­lim Ban, a bla­tant­ly Islam­o­pho­bic order bar­ring entry of immi­grants and refugees from sev­en major­i­­ty-Mus­lim coun­tries. This administration’s divi­sive rhetoric and poli­cies, includ­ing sev­er­al … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Civil Rights Coalition Delivers 110,000 Petitions Urging Congress to Rescind Muslim Ban Immediately

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wash­ing­ton – This morn­ing, a coali­tion of 15 orga­ni­za­tions deliv­ered a joint peti­tion with over 110,000 sig­na­tures to mem­bers of Con­gress call­ing for leg­is­la­tion to rescind the newest ver­sion of the Mus­lim Ban imme­di­ate­ly. “We call on … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Civil Rights Groups, North Carolina State and Local Officials Call For An End to Hate Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Suman Raghu­nathan, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of South Asian Amer­i­cans Lead­ing Togeth­er (SAALT), issued the fol­low­ing state­ment sub­se­quent to SAALT’s Octo­ber 7 town hall on hate vio­lence in Cary, North Car­oli­na in col­lab­o­ra­tion with state and local offi­cials, law … Con­tin­ue read­ing

#CounterACTHate in #OurNeighborhoods

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 RALLY AT CAPITOL HILL As a Coali­tion of Asian Amer­i­can and Pacif­ic Islander orga­ni­za­tions, we rec­og­nize that the strength of our neigh­bor­hoods and our coun­try is its diverse peo­ple.  The cur­rent cli­mate of hate vio­lence, reli­gious dis­crim­i­na­tion, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Civil Rights Coalition Denounces ACT For America’s Anti-Muslim Online Campaign; Calls on the President to #CounterACTHate

Wash­ing­ton – Civ­il rights lead­ers, faith based, human rights, and com­mu­ni­ty orga­ni­za­tions con­demn today’s big­ot­ed, anti-Mus­lim online cam­paign by ACT for Amer­i­ca, report­ed­ly the nation’s largest anti-Mus­lim hate group.  This online cam­paign was sched­uled for just two days before the … Con­tin­ue read­ing