NEW: FAQs by AALDEF on AAPIs and the Fisher case before the U.S. Supreme Court


Prof. Janelle Wong on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show on Dec. 6, 2015. Janelle is the Director of Asian-American studies at the University of Maryland and the author of three books on Asian-Americans and politics

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California: How Higher Education Diversity Benefits Our Communities – Joint Policy Report on Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and Higher Education Diversity
March 2014
By Advancing Justice – LA, Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, UC Asian American * Pacific Islander Policy Multicampus Research Program, National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, Chinese for Affirmative Action, The Civil Rights Project, Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education
Full Report (English) | Summary (Eng) | Chinese 中文 | Korean 한국어 | Vietnamese Tiếng Việt


Prof. Jennifer Lee Talks With Slate’s The Gist
Slate.com (August 13, 2015)
Slate’s The Gist with Mike Pesca is a daily afternoon podcast about news, culture, and “whatever else you’ll be discussing with friends and family.” Pesca talks with Jennifer Lee, professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, about affirmative action and higher education.



Let’s end this civil war on affirmative action among Asian Americans
By Emil Guillermo (July 8, 2015)
AALDEF Blog
AALDEF is a supporter of this coalition. Includes quote from Jennifer Lee, professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine.


Asian American Race-Based Complaint Against Harvard Dismissed 
By Chris Fuchs (July 8, 2015)
NBCNews.com
Story quotes Betty Hung of Advancing Justice LA.


Why We Still Need Affirmative Action Policies In College Admissions

By Casey Quinlan (July 1, 2015)
ThinkProgress.org
Includes quotes from Jennifer Lee, professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine.


Why Asian-Americans Shouldn’t Chuck Affirmative Action Out the Window 

Thinking L.A., a partnership of UCLA and Zócalo Public Square (June 9, 2015)
By Jennifer Lee, author of The Asian American Achievement Paradox (with Min Zhou) and professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine.


The misleading lawsuit accusing Harvard of bias against Asian Americans
Washington Post (Jan. 2, 2015)
By Julie J. Park, assistant professor of education at the University of Maryland at College Park and the author of “When Diversity Drops: Race, Religion, and Affirmative Action in Higher Education.”


Left Unheard in the Debate
The Harvard Crimson (May 12, 2014)
By Kirin Gupta, Bernadette N. Lim, and Eva Shang


A real talk primer on affirmative action, Fisher, college admissions, and race
Commission for Social Justice Educators Blog (Dec. 18, 2012)
By OiYan A. Poon, assistant professor of higher education at Loyola University Chicago


The White admissions advantage at Harvard: Unfair, but different from discrimination against Asian Americans
Huffington Post (Mar 25, 2015)
By Julie J. Park, assistant professor of education at the University of Maryland at College Park and the author of “When Diversity Drops: Race, Religion, and Affirmative Action in Higher Education”


#AAPI groups and writing in support of affirmative action
REappropriate (Nov 20, 2014)
By Jenn Fang, Asian American activist, blogger at Reappropriate.com and contributor to Change.org, Asian Pacific Americans for Progress, and Asian Americans for Obama


The hidden academic opportunity gaps among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: What disaggregated data reveals in Washington State
CARE (National Commission on Asian American & Pacific Islander Research in Education), 2015
By Bach Mai Dolly Nguyen, associate researcher for CARE, Mike Hoa Nguyen aide to Congressman Mike Honda, Robert T. Teranishi, professor of education and co-director of the Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education at The University of California at Los Angeles, and Shirley Hune, professor of Educational Leadership Policy & Organizations and Higher Education at the University of Washington


Where do Asian Americans stand on affirmative action?
National Asian American Survey (Jan 24, 2013)
By Karthick Ramakrishnan, professor and associate dean of political science at The University of California at Riverside


Affirmative action lawsuits are out of touch
AAPI Voices (Dec 9, 2014)
By Jerry Z. Park, associate professor of sociology at Baylor University, and Joshua Tom, Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Baylor University


California needs to look again at Asian stance on affirmative action
Los Angeles Times (Sep 25, 2014)
By Karthick Ramakrishnan, professor and associate dean of political science at The University of California at Riverside


Opposition to affirmative action: California Asian Americans have forgotten civil rights history
San Jose Mercury News (April 1, 2014)
By Janelle Wong, Director of Asian-American studies at the University of Maryland and the author of three books on Asian-Americans and politics


Still Retreating from Race: Asian Americans in the Ivy League
Patheos.com (December 22, 2012)
By Jerry Z. Park, associate professor of sociology at Baylor University


Banning Race Conscious Admissions May Disadvantage AAPIs in the Long Run
Asian Fortune (Nov. 30, 2014)
By Janelle Wong, Director of Asian-American studies at the University of Maryland and the author of three books on Asian-Americans and politics


An Open Letter To Vijay Chokalingam
The Aerogram (May 12, 2015)
By Somayra Ismailjee


An Agenda for Justice: Contours of Public Opinion Among Asian Americans
November 7, 2014
An analysis and presentation of the APIAVote & Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC 2014 Voter Survey Research and analysis by Karthick Ramakrishnan, Director, AAPI Data


UPDATED MAY 15, 2015