Monthly Archives: March 2011

ASSEMBLY EDUCATION COMMITTEE PASSES AB 199 TO ENSURE THAT THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF FILIPINO WORLD WAR II VETERANS AEW REMEMBERED

SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE FIONA MA, CPA 12TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT For Immediate Release: March 30, 2011 Contact: Gina Frisby Phone: 916-319-2012 ASSEMBLY EDUCATION COMMITTEE PASSES AB 199 TO ENSURE THAT THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF FILIPINO WORLD WAR II VETERANS AEW REMEMBERED AB

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Asian Population Fastest Growing Race in the last Decade, New U.S. Census Figures Show

White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Toby Chaudhuri FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011 978-884-8626 toby.chaudhuri@ed.gov ASIAN POPULATION FASTEST GROWING RACE IN THE LAST DECADE, NEW U.S. CENSUS FIGURES SHOW WASHINGTON – The nation’s Asian

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TAKE ACTION: Support Filipino Veterans in the WWII Social Studies Curriculum

Dear community, At the age of 89, World War II veteran equity community icon, Faustino “Peping” Baclig passed away last month. I had the honor of directing Mang Peping in two projects, the 2004 Black Eyed Peas music video, THE

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Apply to be an Organizing for America (OFA) Summer Organizer

Apply here. All summer organizer positions are volunteer and unpaid. The Summer Organizer Program requires a commitment from June 4 through August 6, 2011. If you would like to receive college credit for this program, please make arrangements with your

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On One-Year Anniversary of Affordable Care Act, AAPIs Have Greater Freedom and Control over Their Health Care Choices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, MAR. 23, 2011 CONTACT: Toby Chaudhuri 978-884-8626 or toby.chaudhuri@ed.gov ON ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, AAPIs HAVE GREATER FREEDOM AND CONTROL OVER THEIR HEALTH CARE CHOICES President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

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Asian American Institute Seeks Leadership Coordinator

FULL-TIME POSITION: LEADERSHIP COORDINATOR Job Posting: March 18, 2011 Located in Chicago, Illinois, the Asian American Institute (AAI) was established in 1992 as a pan-Asian, not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to empower the Asian American community through advocacy, by utilizing

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Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) DC Scholarship

AAJA-D.C. is offering three $1,000 scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who are doing summer journalism internships in Washington, D.C. AAJA-D.C. members doing internships in the nation’s capital or elsewhere are also eligible to apply. Recipients will be asked

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APIA Health Forum Seeks Chronic Diseases Program Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION Chronic Diseases Program Assistant Organizational Description: The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and

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U.S. Senator Akaka, and U.S. Representatives Honda 
and Chu Honored as Heroes In Public Service at the 
11th Annual Asian American Action Fund (AAA-Fund) 
Reception on April 5th at DNC Headquarters in D.C.
 
 


Press Release
 
For Immediate Release:  March 15, 2011 Contact:  Lida Peterson (lida@cimpa.org) U.S. Senator Akaka, and U.S. Representatives Honda 
and Chu Honored as Heroes In Public Service at the 
11th Annual Asian American Action Fund (AAA-Fund) 
Reception on April 5th at

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White House Initiative Presents Report to President with Recommendations for Agencies to Increase AAPI Representation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   CONTACT: Toby Chaudhuri MONDAY, MARCH 14 2011     (978) 884-8626 toby.chaudhuri@ed.gov WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE PRESENTS REPORT TO PRESIDENT OBAMA WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AGENCIES TO INCREASE AAPI REPRESENTATION Federal Agencies Tasked to Create and Implement Plans

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