Monthly Archives: April 2012

AAPIs for Obama National Call

  Join us for a phone call with Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders for Obama and Maya Soetoro-Ng (President Obama’s sister) on May 1st at 8 pm Eastern Time. Don’t miss it — RSVP for the call TONIGHT, Tuesday, May

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Apply to be an APIAVote Intern! APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 4, 2012

APIAVOTE INTERNSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 4, 2012 The APIAVote Internship Program strives to encourage and cultivate young AAPI student leaders to explore a career in the public sector or the political arena. This internship program will also provide

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Obama Administration Urges Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2012 Obama Administration Urges Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act Administration officials to host conference call today at 10:00 am to discuss the need to reauthorize

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334,000 AAPIs to be Impacted if Congress Fails to Act

334,000 AAPIs to be Impacted if Congress Fails to Act Cross-posted at White House Blog Posted by Francesca L. Covey on April 25, 2012 at 11:17 AM EDT Yesterday, the President delivered remarks at the University of North Carolina at

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President Obama Nominates Four to Serve on the US District Court: Lorna Schofield

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2012 President Obama Nominates Four to Serve on the US District Court WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Terrence G. Berg, Jesus G. Bernal, Shelly Deckert

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KAYA Applauds President Obama on his nomination of Lorna Schofield to the federal bench

Contact: Erin Pangilinan, KAYA National Communications Director, erin@kayagrassroots.org ***** For Immediate Release ***** KAYA Applauds President Obama on his nomination of Lorna Schofield to the federal bench Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, President Obama nominated Attorney Lorna Schofield to serve

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Celebrating National Minority Health Month

Cross-posted at White House Blog Celebrating National Minority Health Month Posted by Dr. J. Nadine Gracia on April 25, 2012 at 03:25 PM EDT During April, we celebrate National Minority Health Month by reflecting on the progress that has been

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White House Initiative on AAPIs Conference Call and Web Chat on Minority Health

Conference Call and Web Chat on Minority Health Dr. Nadine Gracia, Acting Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, will be speaking on April National Minority Health Month and the Department’s activities on raising

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TAKE ACTION: Tell Marion Barry to Apologize for His Xenophobic Remarks Against Immigrant Workers

DC Councilman, Marion Barry attacks Filipino immigrant nurses. “In fact, it’s so bad, that if you go to the hospital now, you find a number of immigrants who are nurses, particularly from the Philippines,” Marion said. The Council Member went

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KAYA Demands Apology for Marion Barry’s Xenophobic Remarks Against Immigrant Workers

Press Release Contact: Erin Pangilinan, KAYA National Communications Director, erin@kayagrassroots.org *****For Immediate Release*****   KAYA Demands Apology for Marion Barry’s Xenophobic Remarks Against Immigrant Workers Washington DC – The Filipino American community demands an apology for D.C. Council Member, Marion

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