Anti-Asian Racism in Election Manifesto!

Leestijd: 3 minuten The 2023 Dutch parliamentary elections are just around the corner. Therefore, it’s essential to know where political parties stand when it comes to addressing anti-Asian racism. Which political parties have explicitly included anti-Asian racism in their election manifesto? Asian Raisins’ Action Team has investigated this for you and compiled the positions of each party! Read the perspectives of all participating political parties. Let’s work together towards a more inclusive society where racism has no place.

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5 burning questions for Maud about activism, anti-Asian racism and her nomination for a Young Impact Award

Leestijd: 4 minuten “Racism against East and Southeast Asian people has been normalized in Dutch society under the guise of ‘funny’ or ‘pleasant’,” says Maud, Action program manager at Asian Raisins. During the corona pandemic, she came across Asian Raisins and immediately became a member. Since then, she has worked on a manifesto against anti-Asian racism, put anti-Asian […]

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Asians Speaking Up: Michelle’s Story

Leestijd: 6 minuten Growing up among different cultures and experiencing discrimination and racism has an impact on our mental health. Asian Raisins believes that more attention should be paid to this issue. For the Storytelling project ‘Asians Speaking Up: Mental Health,’ we asked people from East and South-East Asian communities about their experiences and how those affected their mental well-being.

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Maud, from our Asian Raisins campaign “Stop Hanky Panky Shanghai,” has been nominated for the Young Impact Awards.

Leestijd: 2 minuten Maud, Action Program Manager at Asian Raisins, has been nominated for the Young Impact Awards due to her contributions to our anti-racism campaign, “Stop Hanky Panky Shanghai.” Young Impact is an organization that supports and provides a platform for young changemakers, at which annually they present awards to ambitious young individuals who go to great lengths with their social initiatives. The Asian Raisins campaign “Stop Hanky Panky Shanghai” calls on people to sign the petition against the so-called birthday song “Hanky Panky Shanghai,” which has originated from racist and persistent stereotypes. From October 2nd to October 27th onwards, you can vote for Maud on the Young Impact website.

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Reclaiming East and Southeast Asian (in)visibility during the Week Against Racism 2023

Leestijd: 3 minuten In the week of 13 March, 2023, Pakhuis de Zwijger and Comité 21 maart organised the 5th edition of the Week Against Racism. This year, the festival was an extra special occasion for the Asian Raisins Foundation: we took a seat at the discussion table and in doing so brought more East and Southeast Asian representation. A first for our foundation, and thus a wonderful milestone. We also walked with the annual demonstration, and turned heads in the heart of Amsterdam.

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Film script with racist elements leads to dispute between neighbours

Leestijd: 4 minuten Asian Raisins (AR) receives numerous reports of racism- and discrimination-related incidents throughout the year. Besides documenting these incidents, we also take action against them. This article is about a recent incident in which a film script ended up causing a conflict between two neighbours. It also shows the kind of support that Asian Raisins volunteers can provide.

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LIDL UPDATES RACIST PRAWN CRACKER PACKAGING

Leestijd: 5 minuten In May of 2022, the supermarket Lidl followed through on an agreement that they would change the packaging for their prawn crackers. These products displayed stigmatising illustrations ranging from cone hats to Fu Manchu moustaches and because of this, Asian Raisins contacted the company. In this article you can read how we were able to make this change

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5 Netflix tips for the month of December

Leestijd: 2 minuten From inspiring movies to heartwarming tv shows; this month we’ve compiled 5 Netflix tips to help you get through the winter holidays cozily. Here is a list of our top picks for December! 1. The Chair Highly recommended for comedy and drama lovers is the series The Chair, where Sandra Oh takes the lead as […]

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