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 The Hill: Economy, racial justice and abortion access among top concerns for Gen Z voters of color

More than 50 percent of AAPI voters said they have not been contacted by either party in the past year, said Juliet K. Choi, President and CEO of Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. Despite this, nearly 75 percent of registered AAPI voters are motivated to vote.
Health care is the No. 1 priority for the AAPI community, with nearly 90 percent of respondents identifying it as top of mind. Health care included access to women’s health care and abortion rights. Inflation and the economy ranked second and crime third for AAPI Gen Z voters.
But the conversation around crime is nuanced and multidimensional, said Choi.

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Press Releases

APIAHF Welcomes Three New Board Members in 2023

WASHINGTON—The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) welcomed Bleu Blakslee, Nelly Ganesan and Jeanette Quick to its Board of Directors. “I’m thrilled that Bleu, Nelly and Jeanette have joined the Board,” said Oliver J. Kim, APIAHF board chair. “Their diversity of experience and knowledge will bring new energy to our progress toward health…

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Featured Resources

APIAHF Cervical Cancer Awareness Factsheet (Chuukese)

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

Learn about statistics for the AA & NH/PI communities, signs & symptoms, risk factors, screening & preventative services, and resources for cervical cancer. Download our social media graphics for cervical cancer awareness. Cervical Cancer: English, Korean, Palauan, Pohnpeian, Vietnamese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Khmer, Hmong, Lao, Thai, Samoan, Nepali, Kosraean, Karen, Chuukese

Shrinking the Medicaid Cliff

Report

Civil rights and social justice organizations published a report on Shrinking the Medicaid Cliff: How Congress Can Prevent Health Equity Disaster by Protecting Eligible Families’ Health Care.  When Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra formally declares an end to the Public Health Emergency (PHE), Medicaid programs will be allowed to terminate beneficiaries’ coverage…