Kiran Ahuja, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanderson, travels to Seattle, Washington and learns about the AAPI community's history, programs and organizations, and cultural institutions.
The White House Office of Public Engagement and the White House Initiative on AAPIs welcome more than 150 student leaders for a briefing on bullying prevention, campus and community engagement, social media, higher education resources, and careers in the federal government.
The story of Vincent Chin serves as an important moment in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and civil rights history. Hate crimes remain all too prevalent in communities across the country, and prosecuting hate crimes is a top priority for the Attorney General and the Civil Rights Division.
The White House Office of Public Engagement and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders welcome Filipino American leaders from across the country for a discussion on engaging and including all members of the AAPI community in the work of the federal government
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.