Archive for June, 2013

Jun 28, 2013

What. A. Week. Special AP(eye) Report

From: Miriam Yeung, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum Dear Friends, Wow. What a week. If this week were last week’s episode of Glee, I think this is what the summary would sound like: The Supreme Court said diversity was still a good thing in college. They also said that marriages could be gay in […]

Jun 27, 2013

We did it! Senate passes historic immigration reform bill

Today, the Senate took an important step forward for the 11 million aspiring citizens in this country – including 1.3 million APIs. At 4:20pm it passed an immigration bill with a vote of 68 – 32. While this bill is far from perfect and we have a long fight ahead of us, we are pleased to see that a […]

Jun 11, 2013

NAPAWF Applauds Obama Administration’s Decision to Make Plan B One-Step™ Available Over the Counter for all Ages

Washington, D.C. — On June 10, 2013, the Obama Administration made a decision to reverse its position on emergency contraception, making Plan B One-Step™ emergency contraception available over the counter for people of all ages. Miriam Yeung, Executive Director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum made the following statements: “After many, many years […]