Archive for December, 2016

Dec 19, 2016

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum applauds bipartisan support for immigrants

For Immediate Release December 19, 2016 Contact: Amy Lebowitz, Camino PR 212.255.2575 / amy@caminopr.com Statement of Executive Director Miriam Yeung NEW YORK — This month, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced their plan to introduce the BRIDGE (Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow Our Economy) Act. A bipartisan bill, the […]

Dec 14, 2016

AAPI women denounce new Ohio abortion ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2016 Contact: Amy Lebowitz, Camino PR amy@caminopr.com / 212.255.2575 Statement from National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum NEW YORK — Yesterday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law Senate Bill 127, which will ban abortion 20 weeks into pregnancy. National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum Executive Director Miriam Yeung issued […]

Dec 12, 2016

AAPI women oppose Ohio’s anti-abortion politics

For Immediate Release December 12, 2016 Contact: Amy Lebowitz, Camino PR amy@caminopr.com / 212.255.2575 State awaits Gov. Kasich’s signature or veto on two restrictive bills NEW YORK — Last week, lawmakers in Ohio passed two anti-abortion bills. House Bill 493, known as the Heartbeat Bill, would ban abortion after six weeks, before many pregnancies are […]

Dec 07, 2016

November AP(Eye) on the Hill

In this month’s edition of AP(Eye) on the Hill… ​NAPAWF Responds to 2016 Election Results 2016 Asian American Election Eve Poll Results Released Welcome New AAPI Senators and Representatives President Obama Continues to Advocate for Regulations Asian American Organizations Denounce Bannon, Cabinet Appointments Continue Green Party Presidential Nominee Jill Stein Raises Nearly $7 Million for […]

Dec 07, 2016

October 2016 AP(Eye) On the Hill

In this October’s edition of AP(Eye) on the Hill… Purvi Patel Released All Access Concert “The Ultimate Civil Right” Hearing All* Above All Week of Action DOL Paid Sick Leave Final Rule S. Supreme Court Ruling on Immigration 100 Day Agenda Release People v. Bridgeforth AAPI Women’s Voter Guide Release EEOC Data Collection Mandate DOL […]

Dec 06, 2016

NAPAWF denounces Trump appointees who attacked rights of low-income women, women of color

For Immediate Release December 6, 2016 Contact: Amy Lebowitz 212-255-2575 / amy@caminopr.com Statement from Executive Director Miriam Yeung NEW YORK —  In the days since Donald Trump won the Electoral College, he has appointed three AAPI women to his administration: Elaine Chao, Nikki Haley and Seema Verma. National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) Executive […]

Dec 06, 2016

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum announces new interim director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2016 Contact: Amy Lebowitz 212-255-2575 / amy@caminopr.com Longtime organizer Sung Yeon Choimorrow takes the helm during executive search NEW YORK — This week the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) announced that current Deputy Director of Programs and Policy Sung Yeon Choimorrow will assume the role of interim director at the […]