The History

The history of North America is shaped by the stories of immigrants from Asia and the Pacific and the native people of the Pacific Islands. While some of the earliest Asian immigrants arrived from China, Japan, India, and Korea, immigration reforms tied to U.S. civil rights legislation brought even more groups to the United States—such as Vietnamese, Cambodians, Laotians, Indonesians, the Hmong and other peoples from South and Central Asia.

21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

Sign up for the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge (R), to learn about AAPI communities! The Challenge is set to start in early May. Sign up to receive updates.

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The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) is the preeminent professional development organization and voice for 50,000 Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 Webinar Series

In this engaging series by the Section for Civil Rights and Social Justice and the Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice, dive into the experiences of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Take a look inside the social, political, and economic issues they have and continue to face.

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National Association of Asian American Professionals

The National Association of Asian American Professionals is a non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers Asian & Pacific Islander leaders through leadership development, professional networking, and community service.

Stand Against Hate

Since the start of the pandemic, NAPABA and its affiliates have worked to elevate the importance and need to address hate violence and incidents against Asian Americans.

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Hate Crimes Resources

NAPABA has established pro bono legal resources to ensure local communities have legal resources to address the most egregious hate-fueled attacks against the Asian American community.

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

A presentation featuring leaders in activism and the legal profession who are of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage.

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