The A/P/A Institute at NYU and Asian American Writers’ Workshop are partnering to present an evening of critical reflection, with writers, scholars, and artists responding to Cha’s diverse body of work.
A nonprofit literary arts organization founded in support of writers, literature and community. AAWW offers readings, book parties, panel discussions, and creative writing workshops.
NNIRR serves as a forum to share information and analysis, to educate communities and the general public, and to develop and coordinate plans of action on important immigrant and refugee issues.
AALDEF advocates on behalf of the ten million Asian Americans in the United States. Program areas include immigrant rights, civic participation and voting rights, economic justice for workers, language access to services, Census policy, affirmative action, youth rights and educational equity, and the elimination of anti-Asian violence, police misconduct, and human trafficking.
Olivia joined APF in November 2013. Her interests include: militarism and its impact on women; Asian Pacific Islander diaspora and the unique/shared struggles of people of color in the United States; and cultural work as a means of organizing and resistance. She is a transnational feminist and works with the NYC Chapter of AF3IRM.
Michelle works and plays in New York City. Her various occupations have included ethnographic research in Shanghai and coat-checking at a West Village jazz club. She is a regular contributor to Colorlines and In These Times, and her reporting and writing have also appeared in Ms., Newsday, Progressive Media Project, Women’s International Perspective, and her old zine, cain. She joined the APF Collective in 2010.
Naved Husain joined APF in December 2014. His interests include the connections between the war on terror, the war on drugs, the war on immigrants and the connections between these "wars" and finding the connections between the groups most impacted, in particular Muslims, African Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans. Naved has a background in labor and community organizing in the Bay Area and is now currently based in the NYC/New Jersey metropolitan area.