Editorial: For Illinois House: Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

During the COVID-19 pandemic, as America was seeing a rise in anti-Asian violence, Democratic incumbent Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz of Glenview stewarded legislation that made Illinois the first state to require Asian American history to be taught in public schools. “Empathy comes from understanding,” Gong-Gershowitz told us. Her grandparents emigrated from China in the 1920s and feared deportation under the Chinese Exclusion Acts. “A lack of

Please Support Asian American Candidates on August 25th

Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch and President Don Harmon invite you to support Asian American Legislative members and candidates on Thursday August 25th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at New Furama Restaurant, 2828 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago. Theresa Mah, 24th House District Friends of Theresa Mah 3500 N Lakewood Avenue #3 – S Chicago, IL 60657-1488 contribute online www.theresamah.com Azam Nizamuddin, 48th House District Friends of