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Call# 305.85-A
Summary Report of essays published by the Asian Pacific American Public Policy Institute of the Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) in support of affirmative action, occasioned by an increasing concern "with the intensity of attacks on our ethnic communities" and the "broad public perception of Asian Pacific Americans as 'the model' for other minorities to emulate."

Table of Contents:
-Timeline
ESSAYS
-"Separate But Equal?" Discrimination and the Need for Affirmative Action Legislation, by Karen K. Narasaki, National Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium; Rockwell J. Chin and Brian Cheu, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association; Juanita Tamayo Lott, Tamayo Lott Associates; Dale Minami, Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans; Ron Wakabayashi, Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission
-"Racial Preferences?" Promoting Diversity in Higher Education, by Henry Der, Chinese for Affirmative Action; Chang-Lin Tien, University of California, Berkeley
-"A Level Playing Field?" Eliminating Barriers in Employment and Contracting, by David R. Barclay, Hughes Electronics Corporation; Paul M. Igasaki, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Linda Wong, Rebuild LA; Edwin M. Lee, San Francisco Human Rights Commission; Stewart Kwoh, Kathryn K. Imahara, Elsie V. Hui, Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California; William H. "Mo" Marumoto, The Interface Group, Ltd./Boyden; Benjamin Seto, Asian American Journalists Association
-"Moving Toward a Colorblind Society?" Impact of Anti-Affirmative Action Measures, by Antonia Hernandez, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Frank H. Wu, Howard University School of Law; Lillian Galedo, Filipinos for Affirmative Action; Kent Wong, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance; Warren T. Furutani, Warren Furutani & Associates; Jackie Young, Governor's Office of Affirmative Action, Hawaii
-Resources
Object Name Booklet
Author Asian Pacific American Public Policy Institute, A LEAP Organization
Title Common Ground: Perspectives on Affirmative Action... and its impact on Asian Pacific Americans
Published Date 1996
Physical Description 40 p. : ill. ; 22 X 28 cm
Catalog Number 2011.020.078
Accession number 2011.020
Collection Museum of Chinese in America - Found in Collections