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.
Commentary: Commemorate World Refugee Day with pride
By Farooq Kathwari White House blog My journey to America began like those of many who seek refuge away from their home countries. At the age of 21, I left the beautiful mountains of Kashmir, which had become a region of conflict, for the safety of the United States. I worked hard, going to night […]
Pro athletes help promote healthy living among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander youth
Hundreds of youth joined Hines Ward, member of the President’s Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and receiver for NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers
Federal agencies aim to solve problems facing Asian and Pacific Islander communities
In March, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders appointed by President Obama presented a report to the White House
March 17: Sefa Aina named vice chair of Presidential Advisory Commission on APIs
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
Sept. 16: InterIm’s Hyeok Kim named to commission for APIs
Hyeok Kim, executive director of InterIm Community Development Association, is one of several persons appointed to serve on President Barack Obama’s Advisory
June 16: NAPCA adds two new board members
David Cohen and Pablo Wong are two new board members of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA).
Oct. 26: Gov. Gregoire appoints Yamaguchi as CAPAA’s director
Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed Kendee Yamaguchi as the executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA). Yamaguchi is a third generation Japanese American born and raised in Washington.