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Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 11:16 AM EDT
As a Hmong American woman who is well versed on health issues of Hmong in the United States, I was stunned by the staggering statistics I recently learned about diseases that affect Southeast Asian American women. After spending the past several days in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, attending the 15th Hmong National Conference and participating in round table discussions with community members, I am convinced that the work of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAPPI) is more important than ever.
Posted byon April 25, 2011 at 2:57 PM EDT
Operation Homelink, a nonprofit 501(c)3, presents 150 refurbished desktops to families of deploying service members on at the St. Cloud National Guard Armory.
Posted byon April 21, 2011 at 2:06 PM EDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains how USDA is working with farmers and entrepreneurs to secure our nation’s long-term energy future and give Americans more choices about where to spend their gas dollars: at home or abroad.
Posted byon April 15, 2011 at 6:52 PM EDT
Learn about upcoming WHIAAPI events next week, including a plenary session on “Healthcare and the AAPI Community” in Minneapolis, Minnesota and a webinar on innovation and economic growth. See an announcement regarding free translated publications and a health hazard alert on formaldehyde exposure.
Posted byon April 11, 2011 at 11:42 AM EDT
Learn about the exciting things the WHIAAPI has been working on this week and highlights for future events, including the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health and Fitness Day, New York AAPI community roundtables, and a Minnesota panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act, plus other federal agency announcements.
Posted byon March 10, 2011 at 7:59 PM EDT
Robert Galloway, an English teacher with the Peace Corps in Mongolia, shares his story of service and cultural understanding.
Posted byon March 8, 2011 at 8:16 PM EDT
Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, spotlights Centro Campesino, a community-based service and skills provider that empowers members to help themselves.
Posted byon March 4, 2011 at 6:00 AM EDT
Tom Gavin, Cabinet Communications Director, explains how the Cabinet is following up on the Winning the Future Small Business Forum.
Posted byon February 3, 2011 at 6:10 PM EDT
Yesterday marked another milestone on the Nation’s journey to better health care through the use of electronic health records and health information technology.
Posted byon January 26, 2011 at 6:17 PM EDT
Read more reactions to the President's State of the Union Address from America's governors, mayors and experts from various fields covered in the President's speech