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Thursday, November 18 
7:00 PM EST

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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

Our

Sponsors

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

Social Justice Hero

Dream Builder

Google logo

Community Champion

Protector

Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP

Gina Shishima and E. David Sosa

Truist

WilmerHale

Defender

Ginger Lew and Lennart Ehn

National Association of Broadcasters

Advocate

Crowell & Moring LLP

Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Law Offices of William C. Hou

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Nichols Liu LLP

Paul and Kay Shishima

Activist

GRF CPAs & Advisors

Sponsors confirmed as of 10/21/21

Our
Speakers

John C. Yang (he/him)

President and Executive Director
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC

Parkin Lee (he/him)

Board Chairman
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC

Historic
Gallery

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