Board Member’s Family Featured in Museum Exhibition

Congrats to our treasurer Michelle Lee, whose family's story is portrayed in an exhibition, Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion, which runs through April 19 at the New York Historical Society Museum & Library! Michelle wrote a very heartfelt article about this for nbcnews.com. Here's more about the exhibition.

EVENT: Chai Chats

Chai Chats: A Conversation about the Growing South Asian Diaspora in the Philadelphia Region Sponsored by the Philadelphia chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)  What: Join AAJA and our featured speakers as they discuss the kaleidoscope of cultures and faiths that make up the growing South Asian diaspora in the region. Journalists: Come get story ideas. Community members: … Continue reading EVENT: Chai Chats

Philadelphia Public Record Apologizes for Asian Slurs

Our chapter was involved in organizing a statement from AAJA in regards to a photo caption in the Philadelphia Public Record that used Asian slurs. The Public Record junior employee responsible for the slurs has been fired, and the newspaper has issued an apology on its website. Board member Stephen Jiwanmall has since joined AAJA's MediaWatch committee to represent … Continue reading Philadelphia Public Record Apologizes for Asian Slurs

CHAPTER MEETING: Sunday, May 4

AAJA Philadelphia will meet as a chapter on Sunday, May 4 at 5 PM at Banana Leaf (1009 Arch Street). We'll talk about these topics: the national convention in Washington, D.C. this summer our South Asian-themed event this fall on culture, religion and the community our chapter's mentorship program reaching out through social media social/networking … Continue reading CHAPTER MEETING: Sunday, May 4