Archive for July, 2014

Jul 29, 2014

“Anti-abortion laws often rooted in racism” – Article by NAPAWF National Governing Board Chair Hedy Tripp in the St. Cloud Times

Sex selection in abortion decisions highlights discrimination based on no information. I have three children. I chose not to have an abortion because I knew I could provide my children with a safe home and loving environment. The fact that “Minnesota abortions continue to decline,” as the July 3 St. Cloud Times article put it, […]

Jul 15, 2014

AP(eye) on the Hill – July 2014

NAPAWF Celebrates LGBT Pride Month During the month of June, we celebrated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. 45 years after Stonewall, we honor the contributions of LGBT people to our communities. Our partners at the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) worked with the Asian Pride Project to develop a series […]

Jul 02, 2014

NAPAWF ED, Miriam Yeung breaks down what the Hobby Lobby Ruling means for AAPI women and our community.

‘Hobby Lobby’ Is Another Health-Care Barrier for Asian American and Pacific Islander Women by Miriam Yeung, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum July 2, 2014 – 10:30 am The U.S. Supreme Court decision inBurwell v. Hobby Lobby is an affront to all women and yet another barrier to Asian American and Pacific Islander women who already face significant […]