Racial Equity Initiative | Mississippi

Fact Sheet

Project Goal To improve Family Economic Security by decreasing systemic barriers through: 1. Improved language access policies 2. Increased oil spill recovery jobs for Vietnamese and African-Americans on restoration projects in Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson counties. Communities Served and Milestones Community Served: Southeast Asians and African Americans, specifically Fisherfolk and Families Milestones * Come Fish…


Racial Equity Initiative | Michigan

Fact Sheet

Project Goal Improve conditions of schools to be more inclusive of South Asian Americans (SAA) children and families in Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan by: 1. Increasing disaggregated data collection efforts through creation of mechanisms (e.g., school and state-level policies) to increase reporting of cultural insensitivity and bullying, and 2. Decreasing incidences of cultural insensitivity and bullying…


Racial Equity Initiative | Louisiana

Fact Sheet

Project Goal To improve Family Economic Security for Asian American (AA) children and families in Village de l’Est and the Greater New Orleans area in Louisiana by: 1. Development of the Village de l’Est Sustainable Eco-Farm 2. Implement a community youth leadership development program 3. Advocacy of aquaponics, sustainable agriculture, and local agriculture Communities Served…


Racial Equity Initiative | Hawaii

Fact Sheet

Project Goal To improve the Youth Civic Engagement process, the AIM for Youth Hawaii (AIM HI) project seeks to increase awareness about civic engagement processes and increase youth ages 16-25 involvement in community activities. AIM for Youth Hawaii will: 1. Create a statewide youth advisory council of at least 20-youth representative of each island (Oahu,…


Case Studies to Improve Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Data Collection, Reporting, and Dissemination


Despite numerous national, state, and local efforts to improve HIV/AIDS surveillance and epidemiology, there continues to be significant gaps in the collection, reporting, and dissemination of HIV/AIDS data related to Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) populations. Several states continue to aggregate or “lump” AA and NHPI data into an “other”…

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Social Media Guide


Social media can become overwhelming especially if you are new to it. Thankfully, there are some ways to help you get through the beginning stages of building your social media sites. Consider some of the strategies in this guide and look through the guide to learn more about Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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Brief on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Report

Health Brief

Epidemiologic Profile 2010: Asians and Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders In August 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a groundbreaking report focusing on the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities and their disease burden for several viral communicable diseases: specifically, HIV /AIDS; viral hepatitis; sexually…

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2011 Health Equity Summit Program


The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) and members of the Summit Host Committee are convening the 2011 Health Equity Summit to bring together diverse communities with our nation’s experts in health care, civil rights, and government to discuss policy reforms and initiatives that…