Today, July 2, 2014, marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the landmark legislation signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson outlawing discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
The lack of reliable health data for this population has made it difficult to assess their health status and health care utilization. However, the available data for this population indicate that it experiences significant health disparities when compared to other groups.
March 23 marks the third anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. As we celebrate this year's birthday, let's make sure that all communities, including those who don't speak English, are able to benefit.
This week, we broke all the records. We now have the first Asian American and Pacific Islander majority district in the continental United States, which I've been elected to serve in Congress as the representative of California's 17th District.