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Oct 20, 2017

NAPAWF applauds efforts by leaders in Congress to protect women’s rights to access birth control

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2017 Contact: Alexa Mauzy-Lewis, Camino PR 212.255.2575 / alexa@caminopr.com National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) applauds efforts by leaders in Congress to protect women’s rights to access birth control Statement of National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum WASHINGTON —  Today, Democrats in Congress announced introduced a bill that would […]

Oct 13, 2017

NAPAWF condemns Trump’s attacks on health care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2017 Contact: Alexa Mauzy-Lewis, Camino PR 212.255.2575 / alexa@caminopr.com NAPAWF women condemn Trump’s attacks on health care Statement of National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum  WASHINGTON D.C. — Yesterday, the White House issued an executive order that allows for the expansion of association health plans and short-term health insurance plans without the key consumer protections of […]

Oct 06, 2017

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) condemns Trump attack on birth control

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 2017 Contact: Alexa Mauzy-Lewis, Camino PR 212.255.2575 / alexa@caminopr.com National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) condemns Trump attack on birth control Statement of National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum WASHINGTON —  Today, the Trump administration dealt a major blow to birth control coverage, rolling back an Affordable Care Act […]

Oct 03, 2017

NAPAWF Denounces Abortion Ban Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2017 Contact: Alexa Mauzy-Lewis, Camino PR 212.255.2575 / alexa@caminopr.com National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) denounces abortion ban bill Statement of National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum WASHINGTON —  Today, the U.S. House of Representative passed H.R. 36, the so-called “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” a bill that […]

Oct 03, 2017

NAPAWF supports Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2017 Contact: Alexa Mauzy-Lewis, Camino PR 212.255.2575 / alexa@caminopr.com National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) supports Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act Statement of National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) and Adam Smith (D-Washington) announced the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act. The […]

Oct 03, 2017

Signing of HB 40 into law: A major victory for Illinois communities of color

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2017 Contact: Cathy Junia: 773-213-4725 / cjunia@napawf.org Signing of HB 40 into law: A major victory for Illinois communities of color Statement of National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum CHICAGO – Today, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed HB 40, a bill that removes bans that deny insurance coverage for abortion to women enrolled in […]

Sep 20, 2017

NAPAWF stands against latest Cassidy-Graham attacks on healthcare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2017 Contact: Alexa Mauzy-Lewis, Camino PR 212.255.2575 / alexa@caminopr.com Cathy Junia, NAPAWF 773-213-4725/ cjunia@napawf.org NEW YORK — Today, Donald Trump announced that he would sign the proposed Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill from Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana if the legislation passes […]

Sep 15, 2017

Your AP(Eye) on the Hill: Medicare for All, DREAM Act, Child Care and more

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: Legislative fight for healthcare continues Democratic leaders said to have reached agreement […]

Sep 15, 2017

Your AP(Eye) on the Hill: DACA, Title IX, and ICE Raids

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: Trump decides to end DACA, forcing 800,000 immigrants back into the shadows […]

Sep 15, 2017

Your AP(Eye) on the Hill: DACA, Equal Pay, and SB4 Win!

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: Trump halts Obama equal pay initiative Federal judge blocks harsh anti-immigration law […]