Fundraising event with documentary screening on Ssangyong protesters at Project Reach NYC, 6 to 9 pm
Kimchi, poetry, drums, lotsa food, drinks...
European Court of Human Rights Rejects Appeal
A literary, artistic and cultural intervention aimed at broadening the global discussion on immigrants' rights and the migration experience.
A grassroots organization committed to using media production and distribution as tools for promoting social and economic justice in the New York City Area.
99.5FM in NYC - Pacifica affiliate. WBAI is the broadcasting home of APF.
Saara joined the APF Collective in March 2012 and works as an environmental educator in Brooklyn, NY. She is a long-time activist, feminist, bicyclist, and botanist.
Raised in NYC, Mijoung joined APF in 2012. Her background is in public/independent media and documentaries and has previously worked at Independent Television Service, Center for Asian American Media and Women Make Movies. She is passionate about good storytelling and electric guitar music.
Michelle works and plays in New York City. Her various occupations have included ethnographic research in Shanghai and coat-checking at a West Village jazz club. She is a regular contributor to Colorlines and In These Times, and her reporting and writing have also appeared in Ms., Newsday, Progressive Media Project, Women’s International Perspective, and her old zine, cain. She joined the APF Collective in 2010.
Aniruddha Das joined APF in 1998 after a number of years on the editorial collective and board of SAMAR magazine, as well in NY-based progressive South Asian groups (SAAA: South Asian AIDS Action; CSA: formed in 1992 to counter the religious intolerance and bigotry funded by South Asians in the US and UK,...). His other life is as a research scientist working on the brain mechanisms of visual perception, at Columbia University's Center for Neurobiology and Behavior.
Andrew Hsiao is a senior editor with Verso Books. He was the executive editor of The New Press, and an editor and staff writer with The Village Voice. He’s written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Spin, and other publications, and is the author of a deck of playing cards, Regime Change Begins at Home. He’s been a labor organizer and a board member of CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities and of the Asian American Writers Workshop, where he is currently board chair. He joined APF in 1999.
Aruna Krishnakumar joined APF in 2012. She is a longtime organizer on issues of migrant justice, poverty, food justice, and HIV/ AIDS in New York and Montreal. She currently works as a social worker with queer and trans homeless youth.
Hyun Lee joined Asia Pacific Forum in November 2010. Her areas of interest are U.S. militarism in Northeast Asia, and US-DPRK relations. She is a licensed acupuncturist by day.
Leyla Mei teaches Asian/Pacific/American Studies at NYU and previously taught American history at CUNY. Her interests include chronic disease epidemiology and the racialization of illness in the twentieth and twenty-first century US. A former union and tenant organizer, she joined APF in 2002.
Silky Shah joined the APF collective in November 2007 after relocating earlier that year from Texas to New York City. Her interest in radio began in 2001 when she co-hosted the Chutney Bubble Tea Half Hour, an Asian American community radio show in Austin, TX. She is currently the Field Director for the Detention Watch Network.
Naureen Shah is a human rights researcher and lawyer. She joined APF in 2010.