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TakeRoot Justice stands in solidarity with AAPI communities in New York City and nationwide, and joins our community partners in the demand to stop Asian hate.    Along with other allies we shared in mid-March how the hate crime in Atlanta highlights our country’s long history of racism toward Asian

We recently shared the news that Elizabeth Clay Roy was departing from her role as TakeRoot’s Executive Director, and that two long-time TakeRoot staff, Sadia Rahman and April Herms, would be taking over as Interim Co-Directors while TakeRoot searches for

At TakeRoot, like so many around the city, the country, and the world, we are feeling restored and energized by the political sea change that is to come in January 2021. The forces of fascism, xenophobia, and white supremacy have

Agents of Our Own Liberation

As we collectively celebrate new promises made for changes in policing and racist corporate practices, and the toppling of relics of oppressive histories, we do so knowing that the struggles continue until freedom is real in the lives of millions.

Black Lives Matter

June 4, 2020 We stand in solidarity with families and communities in mourning and with those rising up to demand justice. From Amadou Diallo and Eric Garner in our city, to Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and George Floyd across our