Muslim American Task Force Seeks Volunteers

   
There’s no question that AAJA’s Muslim American Task Force is needed now more than ever. Representation of Muslims in the news is shallow at best, the same people are interviewed over and over again, and many everyday citizens don’t know where to go with invaluable story ideas. Last year, a...

Announcing the 2018 Year of the Member Campaign

    
It's all about YOU in 2018! AAJA is launching our Year of the Member campaign to further promote AAJA's mission of supporting AAPI journalists and to reach a membership goal of 2,020 by 2020. The AAJA National staff will be working closely with...

Mentor Match Launches First 2018 Class

   
The AAJA Mentor Match program has now launched!  Nearly 130 mentor-mentee matches have been made. Applications came from across the U.S., as mentees applied from 27 states in the U.S. and internationally, and mentors also drew from across the U.S. and globally. Mentor Matches will have the opportunity...

Submit Your Work for the 2018 AAJA National Journalism and Special Awards

   
AAJA is proud to announce the call for entries and nominations for the 2018 National Journalism Awards, the 2018 Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for Civil Rights & Social Justice, the 2018 AAJA Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2018 Al Neuharth Award for Innovation in Investigative Journalism. Award winners will be...

Apply for ELP 2018 Today

   
The 2018 ELP session will take place from March 20 – 24, 2018 at the City University of New York (CUNY) in New York City.   Apply for ELP 2018 Now ABOUT ELP AAJA's Executive Leadership Program (ELP) is dedicated...

Apply for Voices 2018 Today

   
The 2018 Voices program will take place August 5-11, 2018 during the week of the 2018 AAJA National Convention in Houston, TX.   Apply for Voices 2018 today About Voices 2018 AAJA Voices is a summer-long...

A New Year Message from National President Yvonne Leow

    
  Dear AAJA Family, It is an extraordinary time to be working in journalism. Despite the torrent of #fakenews and the ongoing changes happening in our industry, AAJA has been relentlessly committed to supporting you and...

AAJA Announces Wayne State University as Host of JCamp 2018

   
Media Contact:Kathy Chow, Executive Director, AAJAEmail: kathyc@aaja.orgPhone: 415-346-2051 ext. 106 SAN FRANCISCO—The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) announces a partnership with Wayne State University Department of Communication, part of the College...

Member News: December 2017 Roundup

        
Bethany Ao (AAJA-Philadelphia) was recently hired as a city life reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer. She is a recent graduate of Northwestern University, where she focused on arts and lifestyle reporting. Prior to The Inquirer, she has...

The Latest from The CJ Project: Problems at Otero County ICE detention center found in audit

    
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General's recent audit found ongoing issues at four of five Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities nationwide, including the Otero County Processing Center in Chaparral, NM. Conditions at the remote prison have stirred debate, just as...