Recording of Conversation with Jalena Keane-Lee and her film STANDING ABOVE THE CLOUDS

STANDING ABOVE THE CLOUDS follows Native Hawaiian mother-daughter activists at the forefront of the movement to protect their sacred mountain, Mauna a Wakea, from an eighteen story, Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). STANDING ABOVE THE CLOUDS won Best Documentary Short at LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, Best Short Film at Melbourne Women in Film Festival, andContinue reading “Recording of Conversation with Jalena Keane-Lee and her film STANDING ABOVE THE CLOUDS”


Vietnamese immigrants and refugees make up the majority of the workforce in the nail salon industry in California. As part of AAAM’s programming for Asian American Heritage Month, we wanted to uplift the experiences of the Vietnamese American nail salon workers in their resistance and persistence toward reforms in cosmetic product regulations and workplace safety!Continue reading “Recording of HEALTH ADVOCACY BEHIND THE PAINTED NAILS”

Recording of Numbers Matter: Importance of Census Data for Community Advocacy

On Thursday April 21, 7-8pm, we hosted a talk and Q&A with Census Expert and Covid Vaccination Program Manager Sonny Lê! He explained the importance of census data, especially for specific marginalized and invisible Asian American groups, and what data is actually available for advocates to ask for. We recorded the session for those whoContinue reading “Recording of Numbers Matter: Importance of Census Data for Community Advocacy”

AAAM 2022 AAPI Heritage Month Events

Thursday April 21, 7-8pm | Numbers Matter: Importance of Census Data for Community Advocacy Talk and Q&A with Census Expert and Covid Vaccination Program Manager Sonny Lê. See recording HERE. Thursday April 28, 7pm-8pm | Health Advocacy Behind the Painted Nails Presentation and Q&A with California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative. See recording HERE. Saturday MayContinue reading “AAAM 2022 AAPI Heritage Month Events”

AAAM 2021 Virtual Community Gathering

On November 12, 2021, AAAM had our annual community gathering virtually again. Recordings of different parts of the gathering are here: Magic Show Poem by AAAM Youth Fellow Natalie Nong Keynote Speech by Dr. Russell Jeung on Stop AAPI Hate Complete Q&A conversation with Dr. Jeung Unedited full recording of the gathering We encourage allContinue reading “AAAM 2021 Virtual Community Gathering”

AAPI United Against Hate: AAAM Annual Community Gathering

[Virtual Event] Friday, November 12, 6-8pm Register HERE Join us for a virtual gathering of AAAM members, community friends, and allies! This year, we are aligning with United Against Hate week (Nov. 14-20).  Also, we will have Dr. Russell Jeung from SFSU to share important findings and insights from his research on anti-AAPI attacks duringContinue reading “AAPI United Against Hate: AAAM Annual Community Gathering”

Building Alliances for Advocacy & Accountability

[Virtual Forum] Time: May 21, 2021, 6pm-7:30pm  Register for zoom link: Last month, Marin County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution denouncing Anti-Asian hate in the county.   However, that’s only the start!  AAAM is hosting a virtual forum to discuss how we move forward.  We want to identify key challenges, align existing resources, and discuss possible actionContinue reading “Building Alliances for Advocacy & Accountability”

Rally to Stop Anti-Asian Hate

[Official Press Release, March 26, 2021] Led by the Asian American Alliance of Marin, a coalition of Asian American and faith-based organizations in North Bay gather together, at noon on March 26 at 4th and City Plaza, to grieve for the lives lost and souls damaged by Anti-Asian attacks.  We stand in solidarity against race-basedContinue reading “Rally to Stop Anti-Asian Hate”

Rally to Stop Anti-Asian Hate

RSVP on Facebook Time: Friday March 26, 2021, 12pm-1pm Place: San Rafael Courthouse Plaza (1000 4th St, San Rafael; the courtyard next to Arizmandi Bakery) Organized and sponsored by Asian American Alliance of Marin (AAAM), Women’s Rights and Peace of Bay Area (WRAPBA), Vietnamese Association of Marin, Multicultural Center of Marin, Marin Nakayoshi Club, KoreanContinue reading “Rally to Stop Anti-Asian Hate”