Mia Mingus is a writer, educator and community organizer working for disability justice and transformative justice. This AAPI Heritage Month, IGNITE wants to spotlight the amazing work Mia has done to educate others about ableism and intersectionality. Keep reading to learn more about Mia’s work.
This #AAPI Heritage Month, we challenge you to only read books written by AAPI authors. Check out these books that recount lived experiences and highlight stories of what it's like to grow up in America. Support your local AAPI-owned book stores by purchasing your books here.
Marilyn Strickland made history in the November general election when she became one of the first Korean-American women elected to Congress. Discover more about Marilyn Strickland’s career and history-making win below.
Being a parent in elected office is no easy feat. It requires balancing work with childcare in environments that sometimes make parents choose between their health and their job. That’s why we need more moms in elected office to create policy changes that support pregnant workers. Learn more about some of the amazing AAPI moms below and advocate for the Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act.