Upcoming Events

May 24, 2023

Jim Shimoura addressed the gathering at Philippine American Community.  The gathering hosted by Asian Pacific Islander American Vote-Michigan (APIA Vote-MI) and Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission (MAPAAC), heard and met with US Trade Representative and White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI) co-chair Katherine Tai, and Canadian Minister Mary Ng. 

(Photo by Roland Hwang)

May 25, 2023

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer held signing ceremony for Fred Korematsu Day Senate Bill 18 to designate January 30 as “Fred Korematsu Day” in perpetuity.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signing ceremony for Fred Korematsu Day SB 018

Left to Right:  Roland Hwang, Emily Nguyen, State Senator Stephanie Chang, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, State Rep. Sharon MacDonell, Senator Senator Sam Singh, MSU  professor Naoko Wake.  (Photo by Roland Hwang)

June 17, 2023
1:00pm EDT
12:00pm CDT
10am PDT

Webinar “Addressing Anti-Asian Hate: Journey Toward Solutions” which will feature University of Michigan Assistant Professor Melissa Borja to talk about the Virulent Hate project.

RSVP:   bit.ly/acaoca06172023  to obtain Zoom Webinar ID for the meeting.

Flyer: Addressing Anti-Asian Hat

Schedule Pending

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Senator Stephanie Chang to talk about the AAPI K-12 curriculum bill, 

Ayesha Ghazi to talk about how the Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission is addressing anti-Asian hate, 

Roland Hwang to talk about ACJ’s work disseminating the Vincent Chin Legacy Guide, organizing the AAPI documentary film festival, and courtwatches.