Archive for September, 2015

Sep 29, 2015

Planned Parenthood helps Asian American families

By Hedy Tripp, ST. CLOUD (NAPAWF member and National Governing Board Member) Recently I traveled to New York City to stand with Planned Parenthood alongside several legislators. As chair of the national board of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum and a leader of the St. Cloud chapter, I joined clear and strong voices […]

Sep 15, 2015

Shouting Back at Donald Trump

Trump’s circus of anti-immigrant rhetoric is all fun and games until someone gets attacked. Read at The Nation.  By Julianne Hing It was only a matter of time. After weeks of aggressive talk on immigration from GOP presidential candidates, immigrant rights activists and Tea Party demonstrators clashed in a face-to-face confrontation last Wednesday. More than […]

Sep 14, 2015

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum joins historic women’s march for immigrant rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2015 Contact:  Lauren Gray 212-255-2575   NEW YORK – The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) activists and Executive Director Miriam Yeung will be among the 100 women who will march for immigrant rights. On Sept. 15, 2015, 100 women will set out from the York County Detention […]

Sep 08, 2015

How the GOP primary became a race to channel America’s racist id

Read article at Salon by Eesha Pandit In the first speech of his campaign for the GOP nomination, Donald Trump dove headlong into a conversation about immigration. Deviating from the prepared speech, Mr. Trump made the argument that has continued to frame his position on immigration. First, he argued that undocumented immigrants from Mexico are impinging […]