The #NotYourModelMinority Pledge was created to end the ways in which the model minority myth positions Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) as a racial wedge for social justice through civic/political engagement, advocacy, organizing, and action.
By taking the #NotYourModelMinority pledge, you are committing yourselves to a future where Black lives, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, differently-abled people, Indigenous communities, people of various spiritual beliefs, working-class and immigrant communities, and women are freed from state sponsored and institutionalized forms of discrimination, racism, and violence.
Take the #NotYourModelMinority Pledge NOW!
AAPIs Behind Bars | AAPIs Beyond Bars
We continue to work on raising awareness of mass incarceration in relation to the AAPI community learn and discuss how issues of criminalization and immigration impact diverse AAPI communities. Past activities include: