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El Comedor: Female Migrants in Charge


  Less than half a mile from the U.S. border on a street corner in Tijuana, Mexico sits a small orange kitchen. Like other restaurants on the block, El Comedor typically has a steady stream of people lingering and picking up conversations while music bumps in the background. Yet there is no shortage of things […]

#TBT Series: Revisiting “Filipinos for Garcetti”


Today, we’re launching our #TBT or #ThrowbackThursday series where we revisit some of these articles and, when possible, hear from the authors themselves. For 28 years, the Asian American Policy Review has brought attention to policy issues that affect the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. This is part of our effort to keep the conversation […]

Building Asian American Political Power through Online Organizing: How Digital Activism Mobilized a Community and Changed the Policy Conversation in Washington, DC


Abstract In response to anti-immigrant remarks made by District of Columbia City Councilman Marion Barry, a group of young progressive activists launched the “Say Sorry Barry” campaign to engage the city in a dialogue about respectful rhetoric. Barry’s comments contributed to a dangerously xenophobic narrative present throughout the 2012 election cycle. To combat this, the […]

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