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Leveraging Community Coalitions to Improve Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Health Data (Report)


BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW According to the 2010 decennial Census, there are 18.2 million Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in the United States, yet relatively little is known about the health and health access issues affecting these communities. The need to collect more baseline data on minority health to guide interventions and health promotion…


What’s at Stake for the ACA in 2015?


It’s 2015 — a new Congress is in session and the King v. Burwell tax credits case will be heard before the Supreme Court. What does all this mean for the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? During this webinar, attendees will learn how the ACA may be impacted due to the composition of…


Getting AAs and NHPIs Covered


Language Access Infographic Last year we surveyed over 6,500 Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders across 10 states during the Affordable Care Act’s 2014 enrollment period. What did we learn? Language access is still a barrier for our communities to #GetCovered. Tweet


Racial Equity Initiative | California

Fact Sheet

Project Goal Improve access to higher education for Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) children and families in Southern California by 1) Increasing the number of NHPI emerging leaders who will become advocates for educational equity in higher education for NHPI students, and 2) Increasing institutional and systemic involvement in addressing educational disparities for NHPI…

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Identifying Vulnerable Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in California Under Health Care Reform


In 2013, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) did a study on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander small business owners and employees throughout California. We were interested in identifying barriers they faced in getting health insurance, finding out what they knew about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and if they…

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#ACATurns3 Twitter Storm


Successes, Reflections, and Challenges in Achieving #HealthJustice for our Communities Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. EDT | Use Hashtag: #ACATurns3 #HealthJustice The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) along with the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, National Women’s Law Center, California Family Health Council, National Women’s Health Network, Center for…

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ACA and Language Access Postcard Templates


How to Use the Postcards We’ve provided post card templates and sample taglines that you can use to create your own post cards. Use the post cards at your next health reform education event or any of the event suggestions discussed in this toolkit. The cards include taglines that people can translate into their native…


Health Care Reform and Pacific Islanders: Increasing Access and Quality


This webinar focused on expanded access to coverage, health disparities, and funding opportunities for community-based organizations under health care reform. APIAHF Policy Analyst Paulo Pontemayor discussed the health insurance exchanges and health care provisions that will help reduce health disparities among Pacific Islanders. Don Novo, Medicaid Program Branch Manager, and Tom Schenck, Region IX Pacific…