Archive for September, 2014

Sep 19, 2014

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Sep 16, 2014

Bans based on racial stereotyping aim to limit access to abortion By Miriam Yeung and David Chiu

The Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on a resolution to put San Francisco on record as opposing bans on sex-selective abortions, which have been passed in eight states and proposed in another dozen. Unfortunately, the recent column by Chronicle columnist Debra J. Saunders perpetuates the very deception we are trying to work against — […]

Sep 11, 2014

Thanks for staying connected with NAPAWF!

Thanks for making it possible for us to: organize to win immigration reform that’s fair to AAPI women and families fight the onslaught of racist abortion bans in state legislatures across the country build leadership among AAPI women in college campuses from New York to California win victories in our local communities for AAPI women […]

Sep 09, 2014

Board President David Chiu to announce resolution prohibiting abortion bans that promote racial stereotypes about Asian Americans and restrict women’s access to health care

For Immediate Release September 9, 2014 Contact: Lyndsay Christian, lyndsay@caminopr.com / 212.255.2575   Board President David Chiu to announce resolution prohibiting abortion bans that promote racial stereotypes about Asian Americans and restrict women’s access to health care The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum will endorse the resolution to oppose the “wolf in sheep’s’ clothing” […]

Sep 09, 2014

“Supervisors to consider resolution opposing sex-selective abortion bans” – The San Francisco Examiner

By Jessica Kwong in the San Francisco Examiner San Francisco would become the first jurisdiction in the country to go on record opposing sex-selective abortion bans if a resolution stating they perpetuate racial stereotypes, being introduced by Supervisor David Chiu today, is adopted by the Board of Supervisors. Sex-selective abortion bans prohibit terminating a pregnancy on […]

Sep 08, 2014

NAPAWF denounces Obama’s decision to delay administrative relief for immigrants

For Immediate Release September 8, 2014 Contact: Lyndsay Christian, Lyndsay@caminopr.com / 212.255.2575   NAPAWF denounces Obama’s decision to delay administrative relief for immigrants Delay on administrative action hurts Asian American and Pacific Islander women and families WASHINGTON — In response to President Barack Obama’s decision to postpone executive action on immigration until after the midterm […]

Sep 03, 2014

President Obama selects longtime NAPAWF member as EEOC Chair

For Immediate Release September 3, 2014 Contact: Lyndsay Christian, Lyndsay@caminopr.com / 212.255.2575 President Obama selects longtime NAPAWF member as EEOC Chair Jenny Yang appointed as first Asian American EEOC Chair WASHINGTON – In response to President Barack Obama’s appointment of longtime National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) member and leader Jenny Yang to chair of […]

Sep 02, 2014

Repro Justice Fellow and Filipino American, Christine Poquiz, spends her last day as NAPAWF staff to #FightForFamilies

NAPAWF staff Christine Poquiz was quoted and photographed in the following article by Jon Melegrito, Inquirer.net US Bureau. Click here for original article link.   Fil-Ams join big immigration protest near White House WASHINGTON, DC – Filipino American Christine Poquiz was among the 150 immigrant rights activists, elected officials, labor and religious leaders arrested in […]