Our chapter board is changing: Juliana Reyes is moving from treasurer to president for the rest of 2021. In her place, Yowei Shaw will become treasurer. Both are former chapter presidents and so this transition should be fairly seamless. The reason for this change is that unfortunately - and coincidentally - current president Tim Tai, … Continue reading AAJA Philly chapter board updates
UPDATE: We're accepting scholarship applications through Aug. 6! AAJA Philly is once again offering our annual Curley Scholarship, which covers the cost of your AAJA national convention registration. Because the convention is virtual again this year, we have a lot of scholarships to offer, so please apply! It’s open to both students and professionals. Please … Continue reading Let us pay for your AAJA convention registration!
Update: Here is a link to the recording of the panel! Hate crimes. Anti-Asian hate. These phrases have dominated news coverage of the recent assaults on Asians and Asian Americans and of the Atlanta spa shootings. But as prosecutors waffle over whether these attacks are motivated by race and/or gender, and activists and politicians push … Continue reading May 5: Covering anti-Asian hate panel
Hey AAJA Philly & yung AAJA fam! Between mid-terms, finding employment, and the obvious, a global pandemic, being anxious and stressed out has become the new normal. But you don’t have to deal with it alone. We’re hosting the spring stress buster with Dr. Noel Ramirez, a Philly counselor who specializes in treating folks from … Continue reading AAJA Philly presents: The Spring Stress Buster
As the Philadelphia region nears the one-year anniversary of the first local COVID-19 cases and shutdowns, and amid escalating anti-Asian racism nationwide, AAJA Philly is encouraging news organizations to cover the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting AAPIs in the same ways that … Continue reading AAJA Philly encourages local news organizations to include more AAPIs in pandemic coverage