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 Biden targets diverse groups with vaccine hesitancy for COVID-19 funds

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum is set to use its $1.8 million dollar award to address the “digital divide” in Asian American communities and offer additional simplified vaccination instructions in less broadly spoken but critical languages like Samoan, Marshallese and Chuukese, said CEO Juliet K. Choi.

Choi also said online messaging about vaccines would be prominent on popular communication platforms like WeChat, WhatsApp, and KaKao.

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Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Denounce Abhorrent Rise In Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

On behalf of the Racial Equity Anchor Collaborative—the foremost diverse coalition of national racial justice and civil rights organizations representing and serving more than 53 million people in the United States—we condemn in the strongest terms the recent uptick in documented hate incidents including bullying and harassment, hate crimes and violence being perpetuated against Asian…

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Policy Recommendations: Health Equity Cannot Be Achieved Without Complete and Transparent Data Collection and the Disaggregation of Data

Health Brief

This policy brief provides a series of policy recommendations to address these inequities through legislation, regulatory changes, or policy guidance at both the state and federal level.   The COVID-19 pandemic continues to overwhelm our nation. Comprehensive data by racial and ethnic subgroups must be openly and transparently reported, collected, analyzed, and shared in order…

Support Letter for Health Coverage in COVID-19 Relief Package


In a letter to Congress co-led by Families USA and Community Catalyst, over 215 organizations representing consumers advocates, labor, equity organizations, providers, plans, patients, public health organizations, child advocates, disability rights groups, aging organizations, and more issued strong support for the American Rescue Plan, specifically the health coverage provisions. At a moment when diverse stakeholders…