Black & Asian Solidarity Rally, March 21 #blackandgold. Photo © Art Chang.

Asian-American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are fighting two pandemics: COVID and violent anti-Asian hate. While COVID is subsiding, hate is growing. Among my AAPI friends, safety and fear are at the top of every conversation. When my teenage son leaves the house, I now have a new fear: the killings of…

NYC can’t elect a Mayor who blames the school reopening mess on the UFT. We need a Mayor who understands that the buck stops on their desk.

Peonies. Photo © Art Chang.

“I will confess to being a parent that has been frustrated by how slow our schools have been to open, and I do believe that the UFT has been a significant reason why our schools have been slow to open,” Andrew Yang told Politico last week.

Coming in the midst…

I issued this statement after the right-wing mob assault on the Capitol.

Today, January 6, 2021 is a date which will live in infamy. This should have been a day to celebrate American democratic values by consummating a peaceful transfer of power.

This should have been a day to…

The Brooklyn Tech community was “deprived of their right to have the best possible Principal” by a process that stacked the deck in favor of a single candidate. In this letter, we call for a new, fair Principal selection process. Click here for the Chalkbeat story.

We also hope to shed needed light on the obscure process used to select the Principals and Assistant Principals in the 1,300 NYC public schools.

Please support us as a co-signer by signing our Change.org petition.

Here’s the full text of our letter:

Art Chang

Former 2021 Democratic Candidate for NYC Mayor. Reform activist. Technology innovator. Writer, thinker, strategist, photographer. Opinions are my own.

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