Children of AAPIs deserve a pat on the back. A report from AARP titled “Caregiving Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Age 50+” found 73 percent of Asian Americans ages 45–55, compared to 49 percent of the general population, say they are expected to care for their aging parents. Forty-two percent of Asian Americans say […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly After a 34-year career in the military, he had time to think about his next course in life: being a civilian who shares life lessons learned. Army Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba, 64, is the second U.S. citizen born in the Philippines to attain the rank of general. Retired in […]
By Daphne Kwok For Northwest Asian Weekly Almost one in seven Chinese Americans does not have health insurance.
By Daphne Kwok Almost one in seven Chinese Americans does not have health insurance.
Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA17) and Daphne Kwok, vice president of Multicultural Markets & Engagement for Asian Audiences at AARP, were honored by the Japanese American Citizens League at its Gala Awards Dinner on Oct. 10.
AARP has appointed Daphne Kwok as the new Vice President, Multicultural Markets and Engagement effective July 8. Daphne will lead AARP’s outreach efforts toward Asian Americans. “Daphne brings with her an extensive history of community activism and leadership in the Asian American and Pacific Islander American communities,” said Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, AARP’s Executive Vice President, Multicultural […]
By Janelle Wetzstein UW News Lab Sustainability is no longer just about the environment, according to White House Cabinet Secretary Chris Lu, who spoke in Seattle last weekend.
In March, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders appointed by President Obama presented a report to the White House
Sefa Aina, a leader in the Pacific Islander community and an associate dean of students at Pomona College, will serve as vice chairman of the President’s Advisory Commission
On July 26, President Barack Obama appointed Daphne Kwok of San Francisco as chair of his advisory commission on Asian American and Pacific Islanders.