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ATJ and BMP | Building Power in the Midst of Crisis in Texas Asian American Communities and Beyond

Asian American activists in Texas have been facing wave after wave of crisis response over the last year – just as many Asian American organizations have throughout the country. In this article published on The Forge, read about how Asian Texans for Justice is building out rapid response infrastructure for the long run. It also includes recommendations and strategies, touches on Building Movement Project’s Balancing Act report (featuring AAPI Civic Engagement Fund grantees Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta, Asian Americans United, Asian American Federation, CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities, and Chinese Progressive Association-San Francisco), and a toolkit for organizations needing to provide rapid response in real time.

This article is co-authored by UyenThi Tran Myhre, Coordinator of Movement Building Programs at the Building Movement Project, and Lily Trieu, Executive Director at Asian Texans for Justice. See the toolkit mentioned in the article below.