Over the last seven months, the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund Interagency Working Group (IWG) has worked toward increased transparency and a thorough accounting of the process to verify valid military service for Filipino World War II veterans.
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders kicks off a series of forums across the country designed to connect federal officials with AAPI faith-based and other community leaders to share key Administration policies on economic growth, immigration, education, and civil rights.
Too often, the “big picture” masks critical characteristics of the individual parts. Such is the case with aggregate data on student achievement within the diverse, complex and multifaceted Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) student population in the U.S.
June 12, 2013 at 11:50 AM ET by Don Yu & Kiran Ahuja
Removing obstacles to care for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, including: access to high quality health care, better communication, ending insurance discrimination, and securing health information.
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the White House Office of Public Engagement hosted a briefing on mental health issues and suicide prevention for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
Vice President Joe Biden delivered keynote remarks before nearly 1,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) national, state, and local community leaders at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) Gala Awards Dinner.
May 10, 2013 at 12:33 PM ET by Danielle Borrin, Gautam Raghavan
President Obama met with a group of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) national leaders to discuss his call for commonsense immigration reform that will strengthen the economy and grow the middle class.
The AAPI community is greatly affected by this administration's support of technology equality. Although nearly 20 percent of the AAPI coummunity lives without access to the Internet, they are also the demographic group to use social networking the most.
March 5, 2013 at 5:32 PM ET by Rhonda Binda and Manu Bhardwaj
The DOJ continues to improve language access in federal and federally-assisted programs. All the federal run programs must ensure proper access to limited English Proficient (LEP) members of the community.