The Latest from the CJ Project: Albuquerque to Scale Back on Misdemeanor Arrests

     
In the latest story from the CJ Project, Mary Hudetz reports on a recent order from Albuquerque police chief to scale back on minor, nonviolent offenses. Criminal justice reform advocates nationwide have focused on reducing arrests and prosecutions for non-violent infractions — including panhandling, prostitution...

UPDATE: Fox News Agrees to Consider AAPI Pitches and Guests

  
Henry Leung, right, is interviewed by FOX News correspondent Jesse Watters, whose recent piece on Chinatown is being widely criticized by Asian American groups and journalists. Leung says Watters never introduced himself as a FOX News correspondent. UPDATE:...

AAJA Launches Task Force to Aid Journalists Covering Muslim American Communities

   
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has created a new task force to develop tools to help journalists covering Muslim/Muslim American communities and current changes to U.S. immigration policies. A core tenet of AAJA’s mission is to ensure accurate and fair coverage of AAPI communities, and more broadly,...

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2017: Who's Your #Inspirasian?

     
Who is your #inspirasian? To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we asked journalists to name the Asian Americans who motivate them to be journalists. Share your own #inspirasian on social media, and come back throughout the month to hear about more individuals who inspire...

AAJA Board Approves Restructuring Secretary and Treasurer Positions

   
The Asian American Journalist Association’s governing board in March approved restructuring two officer positions: the Secretary will also be known as the Vice President of Communications, and the Treasurer will also be known as the Vice President of Finance. AAJA has done considerable work over the past few years to ensure that the organization is better prepared...

Rebranding AAJA For Tomorrow

    
Since January, AAJA's leadership team has been working tirelessly to answer one question: What does it mean to be a part of AAJA? We know our members are fiercely talented, community-driven journalists who are making an impact in the news industry every day, but our brand needed to better...

Meet the New Governing Board Members for 2017 Term

      
Julia B. Chan, digital editor at Reveal and the Center for Investigative Reporting, and Sameer Rao, culture reporter at Colorlines, have been elected to serve on the AAJA Governing Board. Chan and Rao are replacing Lauren Hardie, previous at-large chapter representative and Joy Lim Nakrin, previous small- and medium-chapter representative,...

AAJA Mourns the Loss of Journalist Alex Tizon

     
SAN FRANCISCO – The Asian American Journalists Association is saddened by the death of journalist Alex Tizon. Tizon, a journalist and University of Oregon professor who won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting while at The Seattle Times, died on Thursday at the age of 57. Tizon was one of three Seattle...