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Posted byon August 13, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
When Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are aggregated in the broader Asian category, their real needs are masked; as a result, these communities are often overlooked and may not receive the extra support they need to succeed. This paper describes a common approach taken by statistical agencies to increase sample sizes by pooling data across months or years of data collection.
Posted byon August 9, 2012 at 11:01 AM EDT
Calvin Endo works with all the principals on the Westside of Oahu and the Wai’anae Leeward Community College, Hawaii State PTSA Board Member and recently is involved with Hui for Excellence in Education (HE’E) - a statewide coalition of diverse stakeholders committed to working collaboratively to identify opportunities to improve public education in Hawaii.
Posted byon August 6, 2012 at 12:24 PM EDT
Today, Director Kerlikowske met with Congressman Steny Hoyer, House Democratic Whip, to co-host a roundtable discussion about drug policy in Maryland’s 5th congressional district.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 1:54 PM EDT
New authority granted by the HEARTH Act has the potential to significantly reduce the time it takes to approve leases for homes and small businesses in Indian Country, promoting investment in tribal communities and facilitating economic development
Posted byon July 25, 2012 at 10:20 AM EDT
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 2:01 PM EDT
Project REACH challenged developers to create a convenient mobile application so that local resources are available to those who need them most – our homeless veterans. The ultimate goal is to create a national platform that identifies available services such as health clinics, food kitchens, housing services, and shelters at any location around the country.
Posted byon May 31, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
Becky Monroe, Acting Director of the Community Relations Service at the U.S. Department of Justice, writes about the CRS' work in helping communities navigate racial and national origin tensions.
Posted byon May 31, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
Hector Vargas highlights events across the country supporting the Annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and discusses the challenges facing AAPI communities in relation to HIV/AIDS.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT
A soldiers path in life when returning home is not always clear cut and obvious. Cassaundra learned this the hard way when she completed her service as she began going to college full-time, working full-time, and raising two children. She now serves veterans by reaching out to mentor women leaving the armed forces with her organization F7 group.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 11:10 AM EDT
John Reynolds and his organization Veterans2Work seek to educate both veterans and companies on the ways to find and utilize each other. By teaching veterans about going on a job search and teaching companies how best to utilize the mission-oriented mindset of a soldier Veterans2Work hopes to lower the unemployment rate of young and disabled veterans.