Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health REACH Program

Fact Sheet

REACH – Driving Better Health and Lower Costs Since 1999, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) REACH program has invested in evidence based programs that close gaps in health outcomes for racial and ethnic groups. REACH funds evidence-based and communitydriven prevention efforts that put a stop to expensive and burdensome conditions. As the…

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What is Next in Federal Health Policy?


At a time of shifting priorities and constantly changing news, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum invites you to join a brief webinar for an update on health care policy at the federal level. The webinar will cover where the Affordable Care Act stands post attempts to repeal it and what is ahead…

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Connecting Limited-English Proficient Individuals to Health Care Services: The Important Role of Community-Based Organizations

Health Brief

This brief discusses the importance of integrating community based organizations (CBOs) into health care delivery systems. It describes the challenges facing hospitals, providers, and CBOs in assisting limited English proficient (LEP) individuals. It also provides a description of community health workers and their role in the healthcare delivery system and current funding models to support…

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ACA Repeal Facts Infographics


Repealing the ACA will be devastating for the 2 million AAs and NHPIs who stand to lose coverage and many other lawfully present immigrant communities who would be locked out. The bill singles out groups like Compact of Free Association (COFA) communities who are currently eligible for tax credits under the ACA by removing their…

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Mapping an Emerging National Health Equity Network


Since 2007, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has invested more than $20 million to support development of health equity collaboration within and across AA and NHPI communities throughout the nation. As a result of this investment – in partnership with the Asian Pacific Islander Health Forum (APIAHF) and Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) – significant learning…


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.