Remarks by President Biden at the United We Stand Summit

East Room 3:45 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Susan.  Thank you.  Please be seated.  Thank you for that introduction.  And, you know, many of you have lost parts of your heart and soul yourselves.  And you know that although moments like this, where we are working like the devil to see to it other…

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the AAPI Victory Power Fund Celebration

The Kennedy CenterWashington, D.C. 6:40 P.M. EDTTHE VICE PRESIDENT:  Daniel Dae Kim!  Hi, everyone.  Good evening.  Good evening.  Please, sit.  Good evening.  Good evening.  Wow, look at this.  (Laughter.)  This is incredible.  It’s good to be with everyone tonight.  It’s good to be with everyone. Daniel Dae Kim, thank you for the introduction and for your leadership…

Ambassador Susan E. Rice Video Remarks to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

As Prepared For Delivery: Hello, everyone. I want to thank our co-chairs, Secretary Becerra and Ambassador Tai; our executive director, Krystal Ka’ai; all of our commissioners; and everyone joining this inaugural meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. I’m honored to speak with you as you begin your…

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Bipartisan Members of Congress, State and Local Leaders, Faith-Based Organizations, and Advocates Applaud Release of White House National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism

Yesterday, President Biden announced the first ever U.S. National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism – the most ambitious, comprehensive effort in U.S. history to counter antisemitism. The National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism outlines a whole-of-society approach, organized in four pillars of action that address key themes and threats raised by over 1,000 diverse stakeholders across the…

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies 28th Annual Awards

Renaissance HotelWashington, D.C. 7:06 P.M. EDTTHE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.  Please sit, everyone.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you. What an incredible room.  And, Judy Chu, thank you for that introduction and for your leadership on so many levels. Tonight is a rough night.  We planned for a great celebration, but I’m sure most…

A Proclamation on National Crime Victims’ Week, 2023

     Every person deserves to feel safe in their home, school, workplace, and community.  Yet each year, millions of Americans fall victim to acts of violence, theft, fraud, and other crimes.  Often, the pain and trauma can have long-term impacts.  During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, we recommit to the work of preventing crime, supporting…

FACT SHEET: New Actions from the Biden-Harris Administration and the Public and Private Sectors to Foster Unity and Prevent Hate-Motivated Violence

Today, at the White House, President Biden is hosting the United We Stand Summit to counter the corrosive effects of hate-fueled violence on our democracy and public safety. The Summit will honor the resilience of communities who are healing from hateful attacks, including mass shootings, from Oak Creek to Orlando, Charleston, Pittsburgh, El Paso, Atlanta,…

FACT SHEET: President Biden Establishes the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

Today, President Biden will sign an Executive Order establishing the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, and delivering on the President’s commitment to reinstate and reinvigorate this historic Initiative. Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities together constitute the fastest growing ethnic group in the United…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Takes Action to Promote Access to Behavioral Health Care for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities

Last week, the Biden-Harris Administration hosted its inaugural mental health summit focused on improving equity and access to behavioral health care for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities. The White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…

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