Vicha Ratanapakdee Street Naming

October 2, 2022 | Today, we commemorated the loss of a beloved community member, Vicha Ratanapakdee. He is being forever preserved by the renaming of Sonora Way to Vicha Ratanapakdee Way. Many speakers shared their opinions and takes on the horrific killing. Some examples are Amanda Nguyen and Daniel Dae Kim. We gathered not onlyContinue reading “Vicha Ratanapakdee Street Naming”

President Biden is honoring Mina from AAPI Youth Rising as a Uniter at the United We Stand Summit

September 5, 2022 | President Biden is honoring Mina from AAPI Youth Rising as a Uniter at the United We Stand Summit. We believe it is important for Americans of all ages, races, religions, ages and political affiliations to come together to combat the rise in hate.  All youth deserve to feel safe in America.Continue reading “President Biden is honoring Mina from AAPI Youth Rising as a Uniter at the United We Stand Summit”

Vicha Ratanpakdee Street Naming Ceremony in San Francisco

October 1, 2022 | AYR is invited to speak alongside SF politicians and civil rights leaders at the Vicha Rattanapakte Street naming. Grandpa Vicha was brutally pushed down to the ground at the start of the pandemic. His family has continued to raise awareness about the violence targeting AAPI in America.