Count Me In featured on ANGRYASIANMAN

UCLA’s very own Count Me In campaign, which successfully got all the UC schools to disaggragate data on AAPI students, was featured on angryasianman’s Top 30 under 30 most influential people for the month of May! Congrats to: Soetheara Chhay, Lisa Chorn, Christine Corrales, Craig Ishii, Alex Lowe, Jason Osajima, Tina Park, Kevin Peanh, Melissa…

Right here, right now

Get informed about Asian Pacific Islander issues affecting UCLA and other UC campuses! Courtesy of Malina Tran, here is an overview of what’s happening right now. Last quarter, Shirley Chau wrote about the Higher Opportunity Program for Education (HOPE) and the cool outreach services they provide for high school students.  Now the economic crisis is…

Swatting the WASPY.gov

We featured Don Nakanisi, director of the Asian American Studies Center last quarter in our feature story: Activism Through Education.  Nakanishi has a great interview in an AP story on Salon.com titled: Asian-American Political Profile Rising in the U.S. “Many people of Asian descent have stepped beyond their national identities to develop a pan-Asian perspective,…