ACT's Executive Director Amaha Kassa highlights the fears within the African immigrant community about the Trump administration. Check it out!
ACT in Mother Jones
ACT on Al Jazeera's The Stream
ACT Executive Director Amaha Kassa shared his concerns about the impact of the election on African immigrants in this episode of The Stream. Segment starts at 13:00.
ACT in Okayafrica
ACT Executive Director Amaha Kassa writes in Okayafrica about the importance of New York expanding language access to meet the needs of African immigrant New Yorkers:
Language Access in PBS Newshour
PBS Newshour recently covered New York's expansion of voter registration to new languages, including ACT's involvement in French language translation of the forms:
The new Americans
Slate shares the stories of six new American citizens, including ACT member Kele Nkhereanye.
Language Access Victory in NYC
NYC officials recently announced that voter registration forms will now be translated into five additional languages, including Arabic, French, Haitian Creole, Russian, and Urdu. ACT was glad to partner with New York City in the translation process.
The full article can be read here.
ACT and United Here Local 23 in the Washington Post!
ACT has partnered with UNITE HERE Local 23 to organize airport workers in Washington D.C. Members of the campaign recently sat down with a reporter from the Washington Post to share their stories and experiences within the D.C. airports.
Read the full article here!
ACT Airport Action in VOA Amharic
Voice of America in Amharic covered the DC Airport "Coffee For Justice" action that ACT co-organized with UNITE-HERE Local 23. Check out the coverage here.
ACT IN NYC LENS
In a recent blog post, African Communities Together highlighted its work in helping African hair braiders apply for the Natural Hair Styling License and in campaigning for the re-authorization of Temporary Protected Status for Ebola-affected countries.
ACT IN THE NEW YORK TIMES!
As an organization for African immigrants in America, invisibility is one of the biggest challenges ACT confronts.