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Letter to USCIS regarding public charge

Letter

The 2019 Public Charge Final Rule continues to have a chilling effect for immigrant families trying to access health care, even when much of the rule is no longer in effect. To address these concerns, the US Department of Homeland Security and US Citizenship and Immigration Services recently sought comment for its new proposed public…

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Colorectal (Colon) Cancer (English)

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

Asian Americans have one of the lowest rates of large intestinal cancer screening in the United States with only 52% up-to-date on their screening compared to 66% among non-Hispanic whites. An infographic was created to bring awareness to the importance of colorectal cancer screening, prevention, and treatment.

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National Kidney Month (English)

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition characterized by gradual loss of kidneyfunction over time.  CKD is common in people with cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and obesity. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, about 37 million US adults are estimated to have CKD, and most don’tknow it. According to the National Kidney Foundation:…

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American Heart Month

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes diseases of the heart and blood vessels. CVD can refer to a number of conditions including stroke, arrhythmia, heart failure, coronary heart disease (heart attack and chest pain), and heart valve problems. CVD is caused by the restriction of normal blood flow to parts of the body due to plaque build-up. When this…

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National Survey of Community-Based Organizations (2021)

Report

AA NH/PI communities are large and growing rapidly. AAs are the fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the country. Funders, elected officials, and federal and state agencies need to have a better understanding of the community partner organizations that they depend on for health and related services in order to fight COVID and build health equity more broadly.

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Diabetes Awareness Factsheet

Fact Sheet, FAQ, Infographics

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is a long lasting health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Learn more about the statistics for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, risk factors, signs & symptoms, prevention, and resources!