Archive for September, 2010

Sep 28, 2010

CYWC Featured in Hyphen Magazine!

The California Young Women’s Collaborative (CYWC), NAPAWF’s sexual health program for college-aged Asian American women, was recently featured in a Hyphen magazine article. CYWC is one of the first projects in the country that focuses on women’s health issues among Asian and Pacific Islanders, combining research and social justice activism to empower young API women […]

Sep 23, 2010

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Goes Into Effect Today!

Six months ago today, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) into law. Many significant changes start to take effect which will have a positive impact on the API community. Read more…

Sep 21, 2010

NAPAWF Applauds Introduction of the DREAM Act!

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid recently announced plans to include the DREAM Act as an amendment to the Department of Defense authorization bill. The DREAM Act provides an opportunity for undocumented youth to become eligible for legal status, pursue higher education, and continue to make valuable contributions to our society. In order to be eligible […]

Sep 15, 2010

“Talk Story, Talk Sex” by NAPAWF Seattle Sister: Ann Kim Novakowski

NAPAWF Seattle sister, Ann Kim Novakowski, writes about reproductive justice in the International Examiner: “Within this dichotomy, there lies a common thread. This thread lies with our mothers, sisters, aunts and daughters. Women, who give birth to leaders and artists, and who in their turn, birth movements and progress. From birth to death, from first […]