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  • First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts First-Ever Kids' State Dinner

    Surprise guest President Obama "crashes" the formal luncheon the First Lady held for 54 budding chefs in the East Room.

  • Talking Story: A Little History on Data in Hawaii

    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.

  • Bringing the Change

    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.

  • Meeting with Congressman Steny Hoyer

    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.

  • Strengthening Tribal Communities Through the HEARTH Act

    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

  • North Carolina, Hawaii and South Carolina Pass Laws Supporting Military Spouses

  • Reaching Out to Fight Veteran Homelessness

    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.

  • Partnering with the AAPI Community to Resolve Racial Conflict

    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.

  • Saving Face Can’t Make You Safe – HIV and the AAPI Community

    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.

  • A Veterans Path

    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.