Blog

04.20.2021  /   webmaster
That Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, was found guilty of murder for killing George Floyd is at once a rare and historic moment of accountability in a system rooted in anti-Blackness, and a heartbreaking signal of how far we are from a world of true freedom and justice for all. As a legal organization, we hold at the heart of our analysis the tensions between what was, what is, and what could be. The system is not "broken." It has grown -- indeed, been, watered, fed, and cultivated -- into a punitive system of racist targeting, mass incarceration, and the deadly silencing of dissent. We continue to work for change. We know a different future is possible; we see the If/When/How community building toward it every day.... Read more
03.17.2021  /   webmaster
We condemn the rise in racist violence and vitriol against Asian communities — especially against Asian women and elders — and want to be clear: anti-Asian violence is a reproductive justice issue. ... Read more
05.28.2020  /   webmaster
By Jon Wong, If/When/How Program and Operations Associate

The COVID-19 pandemic has resurfaced long-held racist fears of Asian Americans and our perceived threats to public health.... Read more