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Internship Opportunity

The Asian American Commission (AAC) Legislative Internship Program   The AAC’s Legislative Internship Program aims to provide upper-level undergraduate and graduate level students with meaningful professional experience to strengthen and enhance their academic experience; to provide the Commission with talented students able to carry out a vast array of projects and tasks; and to build […]

Important Dates for Voting in Massachusetts

State Massachusetts Primary State Election: September 1, 2020 Early Voting: August 22 – August 28, 2020 Voter Registration deadline: August 22, 2020 8:00PM EDT Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot: Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:00PM EDT Deadline to Return Completed Absentee Ballot: Tue Sep 1, 2020 8:00PM EDT Federal Massachusetts General Election: November 3, 2020 […]

Take the survey: What are your concerns with school openings?

The Massachusetts Department of Education and School Committees around the Commonwealth have been working diligently to prioritize the safety of students and school administrators with reopening schools this September. The Massachusetts Asian American Commission is committed to protecting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders as well as our Black, Latinx, and Indigenous students against anti-racism. We […]

AAC Supports Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus 10 Point Plan

On June 24, 2020 the MBLLC met with the House Asian Caucus to discuss systemic racism, racial injustice, and police accountability reforms. Both Caucuses pledged to work together, more frequently and systematically, going forward. Click here to learn about their 10 Point Plan. The Asian American Commission commits to elevating the voices, triumphs, and priorities […]

Statement Honoring the Legacy of Vincent Chin

The tragic death of Vincent Chin reignited the Asian American Movement of the 1960s and fueled a powerful, pan-Asian coalition of activists who demanded that Chin’s murderers be brought to justice. Despite the persistent advocacy of these activists, Chin’s murderers never spent a day in jail. These cries echo today as millions of people join […]