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Announcing New Partnerships to Expand Opportunity for AAPIs

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 09.17.2014 | Impact
Kiran Ahuja

WHIAAPI looks forward to making progress on these partnerships in the upcoming months and creating exciting new opportunities for the AAPI community.

Navigating Federal Grants, Training, and Resources

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 08.31.2014 | Impact
Kiran Ahuja

Ed. note: A version of this blog was originally posted on the White House Blog. The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders...

New Report Arms Minority Serving Institutions With Relevancy-Focused Data

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

Minority serving institutions have a measured pulse on the challenges and needs of their students, and they deserve greater financial consideration if they are expected to contribute to the health of our nation.

Urging the AAPI Community to #GetCovered by March 31

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Kiran Ahuja

A version of this blog was originally posted on the White House Blog on March 28, 2014. A trained assistor helps a community member sign up for heal...

Be Part of the #AANAPISIstory

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 04.30.2014 | Education
Kiran Ahuja

Ed. note: A version of this blog was originally posted on the White House Blog on February 28, 2014. Kiran Ahuja facilitates an armchair dialogue wi...

New Initiatives to Expand Opportunity for AAPIs and Our First National Community Google+ Hangout

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 04.28.2014 | Impact
Kiran Ahuja

Last week, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) held our first National AAPI Community Google+ Hangout. With the theme "Expanding Opportunity for AAPIs," we launched several efforts to better connect the AAPI community with the federal government.

Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders Ready To Celebrate National Voter Registration Day

Gregory Cendana | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Gregory Cendana

Let's be proactive and organize our families, friends and communities to register to vote on September 25th. If we are going to make every vote count, it is crucial for communities to participate in National Voter Registration Day and turn out on November 6th.

Banyan Tree Project (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 10.13.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

For those who are infected with HIV, suffering alone, without the much-needed support of family and friends is extremely difficult but the fear associated with revealing their 'status' is as great as their need for support.

Does "Asian America" Leave Some Asian Americans Behind?

Keith Kamisugi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Kamisugi

If some of our communities are left behind as others move forward, we cannot claim victory for all Asian Americans.