U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) has secured $30 million to help implement the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, the law she co-introduced to fight attacks against Asian Americans in the ongoing pandemic.
How the funds will be used: The money will be provided directly to community-based organizations, fulfilling a key provision in the Act.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) has backed Andrew Yang in his bid to become mayor of New York City.
At a press conference on Monday, Meng described the former Democratic presidential candidate as a coalition builder capable of making the crisis-laden city “come back stronger than ever.”
Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) shared photos on Twitter of where she hid during the Capitol Hill siege on Jan. 6.
In a tweet, the 45-year-old Queens representative showed how she barricaded herself inside her room as chaos erupted throughout the building, according to NBC New York.
Editor’s Note: Grace Meng and Judy Chu are elected Democratic politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives. The views expressed in this piece are solely their own.
Words matter. And a president’s words matter even more. That’s why it is critical that we elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, who use their words to unify and inspire us to be our best selves.
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) introduced a bill on Tuesday that promotes the teaching and learning of Asian Pacific American history in schools.
The legislation’s announcement fell on the 42nd anniversary of President Jimmy Carter’s enactment of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Week, which President George H. W. Bush later extended to the month-long celebration we know today.
A national museum preserving the history, culture and accomplishments of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) may be erected in Washington, D.C. in the future.
On July 31, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) introduced new legislation examining the possibility of creating such an institution, which would be the first in the nation.
After a severe backlash from people around the world, Big-O-Tree (wordplay on “bigotry”) officially issued an apology to the Chinese community and announced the cancellation of its “Dirty Chinese Restaurant” game.