Archive for April, 2017

Apr 28, 2017

Sanctuary Cities & AAPI Resilience

AP(Eye) on the Hill is our weekly highlight of significant federal updates, particularly those that impact AAPI communities regarding reproductive, immigration, and economic justice. Learn about NAPAWF’s and other national AAPI groups’ federal policy work while you’re out on the ground! Policy Recap How have the first 100 days of this administration impacted reproductive justice […]

Apr 26, 2017

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum applauds ‘sanctuary cities’ ruling, stands with immigrants

For Immediate Release April 26, 2017 Contact: Amy Lebowitz, Camino PR 212.255.2575 / amy@caminopr.com NEW YORK — San Francisco Judge William H. Orrick issued a temporary injunction to President Trump’s executive order that would withhold federal funds from “sanctuary cities” — cities that limit their cooperation with federal immigration enforcement in their localities. The city […]

Apr 20, 2017

Continued challenges to ACA and access to health care

AP(Eye) on the Hill is our weekly highlight of significant federal updates, particularly those that impact AAPI communities regarding reproductive, immigration, and economic justice. Learn about NAPAWF’s and other national AAPI groups’ federal policy work while you’re out on the ground! Policy Recap Conservative Republicans continue efforts to repeal ACA despite failure earlier this month […]

Apr 20, 2017

Justice for AAPIs is on the line

AP(Eye) on the Hill is our weekly highlight of significant federal updates, particularly those that impact AAPI communities regarding reproductive, immigration, and economic justice. Learn about NAPAWF’s and other national AAPI groups’ federal policy work while you’re out on the ground! Policy Recap The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act singles out Asian American women & we need […]

Apr 12, 2017

The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act Singles Out Asian-American Women & We Need To Talk About It

Read original article on Bustle. April 12, 2017 By Mehreen Kasana Ever since Donald Trump took office in January, nearly 2,000 bills have been introduced in the Congress. While it’s impossible to keep track of each and every one of them, some can’t afford to go unnoticed. Among them is a bill called HR 147, […]

Apr 05, 2017

How This State Is Targeting Asian-Americans With Its Abortion Laws

Read original post on Huffington Post. April 3, 2017 By Kimberly Yam Critics fear a new Arkansas abortion ban will have particularly harmful consequences for the Asian-American community. Asian-American groups are speaking out against a new Arkansas law that prohibits doctors and other providers from performing an abortion that is sought out based on the […]

Apr 01, 2017

Health protections on the line, Title X, #IStandwithPP

AP(Eye) on the Hill is our weekly highlight of significant federal updates, particularly those that impact AAPI communities regarding reproductive, immigration, and economic justice. Learn about NAPAWF’s and other national AAPI groups’ federal policy work while you’re out on the ground! Policy Recap Rep.Senators and VP Pence vote to repeal protections for abortion care providers […]