Readout of the White House’s Listening Session with Asian American and Pacific Islander Leaders on Rising Hate Crimes and Incidents Against Asian American Communities

Today, Domestic Policy Advisor Susan Rice, White House Public Engagement Director Cedric Richmond, Acting Director of the White House Initiative on AAPIs Laura Shin, and Domestic Policy Advisor to the Vice President Rohini Kosoglu hosted a virtual roundtable listening session with Asian American and Pacific Islander advocates and community leaders from across the country to…

President Biden’s FY 2023 Budget Advances Equity

From his first days in office, the President has pursued an agenda to ensure all Americans can lead lives of dignity and extend the reach of America’s promise. Consistent with the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to a whole-of-government effort to advance equity and racial justice, the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2023 makes historic investments to…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, March 16, 2022

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 3:09 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Good afternoon.  A couple of items for all of you at the top.  Today marks one year since eight people — six of them women of Asian descent — were tragically killed by a gunman who attacked three Asian-run businesses. In the…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, May 21, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:02 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Happy Friday.  Okay, I only have one item for you all at the top: a brief preview of the President’s schedule for next week.  On Monday, he will visit FEMA headquarters in D.C. to receive a briefing on the Atlantic hurricane outlook and preparedness…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, Domestic Policy Advisor Susan Rice, and NEC Deputy Director Bharat Ramamurti

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 3:41 P.M. EDT MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  All right, good afternoon, everybody.  Welcome back.  Oh, wow.  No excitement in the room.  (Laughs.) Hello!  Hello.  Q    Hello. MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  Okay.    Q    We’ve got visitors today. MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  Yes, we do.  So today is a great day for middle-class Am- — middle-class…

FACT SHEET: President Biden to Take Action to Advance Racial Equity and Support Underserved Communities

Administration to Purchase Additional 200 Million Doses to Be Delivered This Summer This afternoon, President Biden will outline his vision and new elements of his agenda for advancing racial equity for Americans who have been underserved and left behind. Equal opportunity is the fundamental promise of America. But systemic racism and discrimination in our economy,…

CARBIS BAY G7 SUMMIT COMMUNIQUÉ

We, the leaders of the Group of Seven, met in Cornwall on 11-13 June 2021 determined to beat COVID-19 and build back better.  We remembered everyone who has been lost to the pandemic and paid tribute to those still striving to overcome it. Inspired by their example of collaboration and determination, we gathered united by…

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