Archive for October, 2016

Oct 28, 2016

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum joins other progressive groups in urging New York court to protect against discrimination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2016 Contact: Amy Lebowitz 212-255-2575 / NEW YORK — Last week, the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) joined dozens of nonprofit organizations and legal scholars in an amicus brief urging the New York Court of Appeals to recognize that excluding someone from jury service based on skin […]

Oct 24, 2016

Asian American women mobilize critical voter bloc this election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2016 Contact: Amy Lebowitz, Camino PR / 212.255.2575 AAPI voters in key battleground states could sway election NEW YORK — The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) announced a targeted voter outreach campaign focusing on Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) voters in key states. The organization will provide […]

Oct 04, 2016

National Asian Pacific Women’s Forum demands justice for immigrants after U.S. Supreme Court decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2016 Contact: Amy Lebowitz / 212.255.2575 Statement of Executive Director Miriam Yeung NEW YORK — Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Obama administration request to rehear its case on executive actions for immigration. Last June, the Court handed down a decision that continued to block these actions, the expanded Deferred […]