October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer can occur regardless of gender – learn about symptoms, risk factors, and how you can screen and prevent breast cancer!
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. According to the Office of Minority Health, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are the groups that are least likely to seek help. For those who know someone in need of assistance, don’t forget to ask, be there, keep them safe, help them connect, and follow up.
Did you know that men who racially identified as NH/PI had significantly higher rates of prostate cancer incidence? This October, for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we urge you to learn the signs, symptoms, and risk factors to help prevent prostate cancer.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. AA NH/PI women are at a higher risk for ovarian cancer. Learn about your risk, get checked, and spread awareness.
August is National Breastfeeding Month! Nationwide, there are only a few cultural breastfeeding coalitions currently serving AA NH/PI communities. Go to usbreastfeeding.org, breastfeedla.org, and breastfeedinghawaii.org for more information on how to support our communities.
The Trump Administration has proposed to roll back health care civil rights protections for women, LGBTQ+, and limited English proficient (LEP) people. If this goes unopposed, as many as 25 million LEP Americans could face increased barriers to healthy lives.
A new reported “Public Charge” proposal from the White House threatens Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders (AAPI), and other immigrant communities. Under this proposed regulation, anyone applying for a green card or entry to the U.S. could be denied if they or their family members, including their U.S.-born children, use government programs. Many families may be forced to…
Since the Affordable Care Act’s first open enrollment period, Navigators, Certified Application Counselors (CACs), and other assisters have helped families in communities and populations that have unique and complex needs.
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…
If the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is repealed, 20 million Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AAs and NHPIs) will lose coverage. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has substantially improved access to both coverage and care for 20 million Americans, including millions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPI). These…