Participants in the briefing share their ideas for ways in which the federal government can better serve the Korean American community and discuss how far Korean Americans have come in government and all sectors of society.
Hector Vargas highlights events across the country supporting the Annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and discusses the challenges facing AAPI communities in relation to HIV/AIDS.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Behavioral Health Equity works to reduce behavioral health disparities and promote integrated care for the AAPI population.
May 30, 2012 at 11:30 AM ET by Larke N. Huang, Ph.D. and Juliet Bui
The Department of Veterans Affairs conducts outreach to encourage every eligible Veteran, including AAPI veterans, to fully utilize benefits and services they have earned based on their military service.
Representatives from the Social Security Administration meet with AAPI leaders to discuss language access tools and other methods of improving service delivery for limited English proficient communities.
Felicia Escobar, Senior Policy Director for Immigration at the White House Domestic Policy Council, writes about the WHIAAPI’s Heritage Month Community Leaders Briefing and reflects on the Administration's work on immigration issues.
Hyeok Kim explores the diversity of the AAPI community and highlights groups that, despite their geographic, ethnic, and linguistic differences, share some common threads through their collective action.
Dr. Howard K. Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, reflects on the progress made toward the goal of reducing – and eventually eliminating – health care disparities.
If Congress doesn’t act, interest rates will double on July 1 for more than 7.4 million students with subsidized federal Stafford Loans. Approximately 334,000 AAPI borrowers would see their loans increase.
April 25, 2012 at 11:17 AM ET by Francesca L. Covey
David K. Mineta, Deputy Director of Demand Reduction for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, discusses the evolution of the drug control field and his work to provide resources for the AAPI community.