Friday, October 21
6:30 PM EST

National Press Club
529 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20045

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Register and celebrate with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (in-person or online)

About Event

Our mission at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC is to advance the civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all. Advancing Justice | AAJC is a national 501 (c)(3) nonprofit founded in 1991 in Washington, D.C.

The American Courage Awards is an annual event hosted by Advancing Justice | AAJC, honoring individuals, groups, and corporations in recognition of their extraordinary courage or commitment to the cause of Asian American and Pacific Islander civil rights.

2019 ACA Honorees (Left to Right) Paul Lee, Karen Korematsu, Karen Narasaki, Sally Chen, Jang Lee

About Event

Our mission at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC is to advance the civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all. Advancing Justice | AAJC is a national 501 (c)(3) nonprofit founded in 1991 in Washington, D.C.

The American Courage Awards is an annual event hosted by Advancing Justice | AAJC, honoring individuals, groups, and corporations in recognition of their extraordinary courage or commitment to the cause of Asian American and Pacific Islander civil rights.

2019 ACA Honorees (Left to Right) Paul Lee, Karen Korematsu, Karen Narasaki, Sally Chen, Jang Lee

Our

Honorees

Stay tuned for a list of this year’s special guests!

Our

Sponsors

If you’d like to become a sponsor– please contact Gayle Yamada, Vice President of Development at GYamada@advancingjustice-aajc.org

DREAM BUILDER

Google logo

COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

PROTECTOR

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
Gina Shishima and E. David Sosa
State Farm
Warner Bros. Discovery

DEFENDERS

Yoon-Young Lee & Matt Regan
T-Mobile
WilmerHale
Scott and Linda Mar Weidman
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

ADVOCATES

National Association of Broadcasters

ACTIVISTS

Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
Everytown for Gun Safety
Law Offices of William C. Hou
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

FRIENDS

Paul and Kay Shishima

Sponsors confirmed as of 09/13/22

Our
Speakers

Additional speakers include the Mineta family, youth presenters, and other special guests. 

Special Guests

Past Honorees

Scroll through our gallery to see past American Courage Award honorees.
For a full list of all awardees, visit advancingjustice-aajc.org/past-awardees