FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Advances Equity and Opportunity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities Across the Country

For generations, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPIs) have faced entrenched disparities, discrimination, and inequitable barriers to reaching the American dream.  President Biden and Vice President Harris know that America’s future prosperity and global leadership is tied to the success of individuals, families, and communities. As we recover from the pandemic…

President Biden Announces Nominees for Ambassadors and Key Roles

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following leaders to serve as key leaders in his administration:  Elizabeth Bagley, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federative Republic of Brazil Jane Hartley, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Alexander…

President Biden Announces Key Appointments to Boards and Commissions

WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden announces his intent to appoint the following individuals to serve in key roles: Laurence B. Alexander, Chair, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Pamela K. Anderson, Member, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Marie Boyd, Member, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Rattan Lal, Member, Board for…

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jen Psaki En Route Atlanta, Georgia

Aboard Air Force OneEn Route Atlanta, Georgia 12:13 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI:  Okay.  Good morning, everyone.  Thanks for joining us on our trip to Georgia. Georgia is one of the 19 states where Republicans passed laws last year attacking the right to vote.  While these voter suppression efforts are being driven by the Big Lie, they are…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, January 6, 2022

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:40 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Q  Hi. Good afternoon. MS. PSAKI: Good afternoon. Okay, I have nothing for you at the top. Darlene, why don’t you kick us off? Q  Thank you. That’s so unusual. So unlike you. (Laughs.) MS. PSAKI: I know. (Laughs.) I do — I do like to load you…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, December 20, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 3:03 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI: Hi everyone. Happy Monday. Q  Happy, happy. MS. PSAKI: Happy, happy. Okay. One note for all of you at the top. President Biden has nominated and the Senate has confirmed the most diverse class of federal judges in history at a rate not seen…

President Biden Announces Intent to Appoint Commissioners to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden announced his intent to appoint the following leaders as commissioners to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders: The Commission will advise the President on ways the public, private, and non-profit sectors can work together to advance equity and opportunity for every Asian American, Native…

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jen Psaki En Route Orangeburg, SC

Aboard Air Force OneEn Route Orangeburg, South Carolina 8:00 A.M. EST MS. PSAKI:  Good morning.  Thanks for joining us bright and early for this trip to Orangeburg, South Carolina, where the President will deliver remarks at South Carolina State University’s 2021 Fall Commencement Ceremony.  Just to give you a little bit of background on what…

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