Jan Xie

Asian Texan for Justice hosted an evening of community building with DFW's AAPI leaders

                                                                                          ---by Jan Xie (

New statewide organization brings DFW’s Asian American leaders together Asian Texans for Justice (ATJ), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization hosted an evening of community building with DFW’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders. 

In attendance included APAPA North Texas Chapter, Women of Asian Descent, Korean American Coalition, The Progressive Vietnamese American Organization, OCA-DFW, and many others. ATJ’s executive director, Lily Trieu and senior strategy consultant, Mingfei Alice Yi hosted the open invite AAPI Community Happy Hour in Irving, TX on April 14th. Asian Texans for Justice envisions a future where all people feel bold in their belonging by connecting Asian Texans of all intersectional identities to meaningful civic action to build personal and political power for future generations. 

ATJ will continue to work with DFW leaders and others across the state to strengthen the AAPI coalition. They work on issues such as voter engagement and education, census and redistricting, advocacy for Asian American studies, language access and other important issues across the state.


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