Press Releases

ACT Welcomes Mayor's Action in Support of Immigration Reform

ACT Executive Director Amaha Kassa was quoted in a recent media advisory from Mayor Bill DeBlasio, announcing that New York is joining with 73 other cities and counties to urge that President Obama’s executive actions on immigration be implemented immediately.

ACT Director Talks Ebola Stigma on BBC-PRI The World

ACT Director Amaha Kassa was interviewed on The World, a program of the BBC and Public Radio International, talking about African immigrants, Ebola stigma, and the African Community Defense Project.

ACT Director Talks Ebola Stigma on BBC-PRI The World - African Community Defense Project

ACT Director Amaha Kassa was interviewed on The World, a program of the BBC and Public Radio International, talking about African immigrants, Ebola stigma, and the African Community Defense Project.

Liberian Government Condemns Ebola Stigma - African Community Defense Project

The Liberian government issued a hard-hitting statement condemning blanket stigma against and exclusion of Liberian nationals who do not present any risk of Ebola infection.

HuffPo: Africans Facing Stigma Now Have Somewhere to Turn - African Community Defense Project

Huffington Post covered the launch of the African Defense Project, describing the widespread stigma against African immigrants connected to Ebola panic, the launch of our website and hotline, and concluding "African Immigrants facing Ebola stigma now have somewhere to turn."

HuffPo: Africans Facing Stigma Now Have Somewhere to Turn

Huffington Post covered the launch of the African Defense Project, describing the widespread stigma against African immigrants connected to Ebola panic, the launch of our website and hotline, and concluding "African Immigrants facing Ebola stigma now have somewhere to turn."

Texas Caregiver Suspended After Daughter From Kenya Visits - African Community Defense Project

A nursing assistant at a Dallas hospice chain was suspended from work after her daughter visited from Kenya- which is on the opposite side of the African continent from the Ebola outbreak.

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