Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang Named Executive Director

American Citizens for Justice (ACJ) President Roland Hwang is pleased to name Frances Kai-Hwa Wang to be the new Executive Director for American Citizens for Justice (also known as the Asian American Center for Justice). Ms. Wang is acting editor of IMDiversity.com Asian American Village Online, a frequent speaker on Asian American community issues, a webmaster, writer, and former executive director of Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels. She offers grant writing skills. She spearheaded the White House APA Advisory Commission visit to Ann Arbor. She in the past has worked for the United Nations, World Bank, and Save the Children in Nepal. Frances has a BA in Asian Studies and Philosophy from UC Berkeley, and a MA from University of Michigan.

American Citizens for Justice is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the Asian Pacific American communities of Metro Detroit, Michigan, and the Midwest and to fighting for the civil rights of all Americans. ACJ began in 1983 after the brutal baseball bat beating death of a 27-year old Chinese American Vincent Chin, in response to the state court probation sentences given to the two men who killed Vincent Chin.