Monthly Archives: January 2012

Conference Call: SOTU and How Blueprint for America Impacts the AAPI Community

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of Communications FOR PLANNING PURPOSES January 31, 2011   ADVISORY: Conference Call on President Obama’s State of the Union Address and How the Blueprint for an America Built to Last Impacts the AAPI Community   WASHINGTON, DC

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Asian Pacific Community Fund – Verizon Scholarship Awards Program $25,000 in Scholarship Awards in 2012

The Asian Pacific Community Fund partners with Verizon to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education as they face the challenge of significantly rising costs of obtaining a college degree. These awards will support those who excel academically, are

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Policies Supported by President Obama

President Obama has supported a variety of policies that benefit the Filipino American community, including veterans equity, healthcare reform, comprehensive immigration reform. Veterans Equity One of the most significant policy victories KAYA has participated in is historic legislation that benefits

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Missed the Hangout with President Obama? Check out the full video here and let us know what you thought.

You asked the questions, and President Obama answered in the first-ever completely virtual interview from the White House, presented by YouTube and Google.  

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ALC Launches Bay Area-Wide Voting Rights Program

Voting is the cornerstone of our American democracy. As one of ALC’s newest program areas, the Voting Rights program highlights public policy and laws that continue to overlook or ignore the needs of many Asian and Pacific Islander communities. This

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NAPABA Fellowship Now Taking Submissions

The NAPABA Partners and In-House Counsel Community Law Fellowship Program was launched in 2004 to address the shortage of attorneys working on behalf of Asian Pacific American populations. Recognizing that many obstacles, including the shortage of entry-level jobs, prevent committed

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White House Initiative on AAPIs Week of January 27 Announcements

On Thursday, Cabinet Secretary and Co-Chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) took part in White House Office Hours via Twitter on the State of the Union’s priorities and how they affect the AAPI community.  To

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Filipinos For Obama 2012 Campaign Launch!

History of FFO Originating in the San Francisco Bay Area, Filipinos For Obama (FFO) sought to create a national voter mobilization for then 2008 Presidential candidate, Barack Obama. In a few short months, FFO reached out to approximately 25,000 voters

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Take Action: Thank Senator Schumer for Recommending Lorna Schofield to Federal Bench

On Monday, Senator Charles Schumer recommended Attorney Lorna Schofield to the White House as a candidate for federal district court judge in the Southern District of New York. If nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate, she would

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KAYA Applauds Schumer’s Recommendation of Lorna Schofield to Federal Bench

Press Release Contact: Erin Pangilinan, KAYA National Communications Director, erin@kayagrassroots.org ***** For Immediate Release ***** Washington DC – On Monday, Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) recommended Attorney Lorna Schofield to the White House as a candidate for federal district court judge

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