National Archive

  • Dr. Howard K. Koh

    Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Benefit from the Affordable Care Act

        By Dr. Howard K. Koh As a physician for over 30 years, I have seen the patient benefits of having health insurance as well as the problems of lacking it. Nearly one in five Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) does not have […]

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    Chinese American Hero: Julie Chu

            Name in English: Julie Chu Name in Chinese: 朱慧雯 Name in Pinyin: Zhū Huìwén Gender: Female Birth Year:  1982 Birth Place:  Fairfield, Connecticut Current location: Fairfield, Connecticut Profession (s): Hockey Player, Athletic Coach Education: 2007, Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Harvard University […]

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  • SoundsofManila

    A Taste of Original Philippine Music Takes Center Stage in NYC

      New York—While the Filipino food pancit, lumpia, and balut are slowly breaking into mainstream America, Original Philippine Music (OPM) should not be too far behind—food and music go well together anyway, which was the inspiration for Synergy Productions and Marketing Inc. to stage the concert “An Evening of […]

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    President Obama Extends Best Wishes for the Lunar New Year

        On Friday, the White House released a video message from President Obama welcoming in the Lunar New Year. Echoing the President’s message, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) and the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs send our abundant […]

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    Misfortune Cookies 2013

              Here is a list of some of the major events of terror and mayhem with Asian American connections in 2013, plus a few y0u may not heard of in previous years. It used to be there would be only 1 […]

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    Comcast NBCUniversal Accepts APIAVote’s Beacon of Democracy Award

    This December, APIAVote presented Comcast NBCUniversal with the Beacon of Democracy Award.  This award is presented to an individual or entity who has demonstrated leadership and served as a source of guidance and inspiration to increasing civic engagement.  This award who is singled out as a […]

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  • Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO Executive Director Gregory Cendana and Rep. Judy Chu.

    AAPIs Abstain from Food to Push for Immigration Reform

      WASHINGTON–Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) fasters, including leaders from two prominent Korean American organizations, spoke on Tuesday about the message they want to send to elected officials: Our communities want humane and inclusive immigration reform now. AAPIs are engaged in a daily fast […]

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  • Miss California 2013 Crystal Lee

    An Exclusive Interview: Miss California 2013, Crystal Lee

        Miss California 2013 Crystal Lee dazzled America this past September as she vied for the coveted title of Miss America 2014. Lee’s journey to the competition had not been easy. It took three attempts on the state level before she was able to reach […]

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  • Left to right: Sharon M. Wong, OCA National President, Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez, AARP Executive Vice President of Multicultural Markets and Engagement, Ron Mori, AARP Multicultural Markets and Engagement Manager, and David Lin, OCA Business Advisory Council Chair. Photo credit: Frank Jang.

    AARP’s Ron Mori Honored by OCA for Asian Pacific American Corporate Achievement and Community Service

      WASHINGTON, D.C.,– Ron Mori, AARP’s Multicultural Markets and Engagement Manager, is among the ten honorees who received a National Asian Pacific American Corporate Achievement Award and the individual recipient of the Community Service Award on Friday in South San Francisco. Hosted by OCA – Asian Pacific […]

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    NAEP Progress Report Surprise

    The Usual and Not So Usual NAEP Progress Report The Washington Post celebrated the tremendous growth of test scores in Washington D.C.  on the  2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress, which is the national test that is supposed to track the progress of students of various […]

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