Jo-Ann Yoo

Executive Director, Asian American Federation

Jo-Ann Yoo is the executive director of the Asian American Federation, a membership organization that works with the over sixty nonprofits that represent and support the pan-Asian community. Her professional experiences include program management and operations, fundraising, and advocacy in the fields of community development and immigrant rights. Previous employers include the New York Immigration Coalition and Asian Americans for Equality. Currently, she is a member of the board of directors of the Nonprofit New York, an umbrella organization representing and serving some 1,500-member nonprofit organizations throughout New York City, Long Island, and Westchester. Additionally, she serves on the New York State AARP’s Diversity Council. For ten years, she served on the board of the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, the first national advocacy organization dedicated to addressing the community development needs of the AAPI communities. She was also a member of the first cohort of New York City Coro’s New American Leaders Program and served on the Alumni Advisory Board of Coro New York.

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Ep. 72. Confronting Anti-Asian Violence

May 31, 2023

Jo-Ann Yoo, Institute on Immigrant Integration Research and Policy board member and executive director of the Asian American Federation, discusses how federal, state, and local policy can work to address increased violence against Asian Americans. Continue Reading...