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:
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:
Slate shares the stories of six new American citizens, including ACT member Kele Nkhereanye.Read more
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 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!
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.