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Celebrating Health Equity

Join us on April 25th as we honor special leaders like Senator Mazie K. Hirono and the Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH) in Washington, D.C.

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Why the Asian-Pacific Islander Label is Inaccurate 

By: Lucy Hu | I grew up surrounded by “Pasifika” culture. Soaking up the languages, celebrating Samoan dance at festivals, eating delicious Tongan food, and even watching satirical “brown TV.” The shows, food, and culture weren’t spectacles — they were simply a part of New Zealand life.

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Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health 

By: Kathy Ko Chin | As an immigrants’ rights advocate working on health policy, I and my organization, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), are constantly faced with the concept that people of color are perpetual foreigners, not “real” Americans.

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