Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC is focused on advancing the civil and human rights of Asian Americans in the United States. The organization is dedicated to building a fair and equitable society for all and has been working with Google.org to address the rise in anti-Asian hate, combat mis- and disinformation and improve digital skills within Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.
One way in which the organization is supporting AAPI communities is by working to combat anti-Asian hate. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in hate crimes and discrimination directed towards Asian Americans. Advancing Justice | AAJC has been working to document these incidents and raise awareness of the issue. The organization has also been providing resources and support to those who have been affected by hate crimes and discrimination.
Another way in which Advancing Justice | AAJC is supporting AAPI communities is by working to combat mis- and disinformation. The organization has been working to identify and debunk false information and conspiracy theories that are circulating online. This misinformation can lead to harmful stereotypes and discrimination against Asian Americans. Advancing Justice | AAJC has been providing resources and information to help individuals identify and combat false information.
Finally, Advancing Justice | AAJC is working to improve digital skills within AAPI communities. The digital divide between different communities in the United States has become even more apparent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Advancing Justice | AAJC has been working to provide digital literacy training to individuals and organizations to help bridge this divide. The organization has also been working to improve access to technology and digital resources for AAPI communities.
Advancing Justice | AAJC has been able to make a significant impact on AAPI communities thanks to the support of Google.org. The partnership between the two organizations has allowed them to work together to address the pressing issues facing Asian Americans in the United States. The organization is committed to continuing its work to advance the civil and human rights of Asian Americans and create a fair and equitable society for all.