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NAPAWF Testimony to DNC Platform Drafting Committee by Miriam Yeung, Executive Director

NAPAWF 20th Anniversary Video

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The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) is the only national, mutli-issue organization building a movement for human rights and social justice for AAPI women and girls. 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of NAPAWF. Watch this video to learn more about NAPAWF and our mission.

Miriam Yeung, Executive Director, testifies on H.R 4924 at Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing (2016)

See Miriam’s testimony at time 2:11:19.


2016 Asian American and Pacific Islander Women’s Equal Pay Day

For 2016 Asian American and Pacific Islander Women’s Equal Pay Day, we have data that shows on average Asian American women are paid 86 cents for every dollar paid to their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts. However, since AAPI represent over 50 ethnicities, you can’t get the whole picture without disaggregated data. Well here is some.

Mark your calendar for Vietnamese Equal Pay Day, Hmong Equal Pay Day and more.

Also check out twitter #AsAmEqualPay!


Executive Director Miriam Yeung speaking at Rally to Protect Abortion Access in front of the Supreme Court on March 2, 2016

March 2, 2016 – NAPAWF at Rally to Protect Abortion Access in front of the Supreme Court as Justices hear Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt  case on HB2 in Texas.

Executive Director at the White House speaking on “Striving for Success” panel at “Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color: A Research Agenda for the Next Decade” on November 13, 2015

Deputy Director of Systems and Sustainability Leng Leng Chancey immigration story, September 8, 2015

Executive Director Miriam Yeung on The Thom Hartman Show on August 20, 2015

NAPAWF Deputy Director testifying against HB 701 in Louisiana on May 26, 2015

Executive Director Miriam Yeung on CNN IBN on April 3, 2015 on Purvi Patel’s Sentence


Miriam Yeung on CNN IBN on Purvi Patel

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Miriam Yeung, Executive Director speaking to the importance of immigration reform and keeping families together at Compassionate Communities on October 28, 2014


Miriam Yeung, Executive Director speaking on the Thom Hartmann Show on July 28, 2014

#Not Your Asian Sidekick: The Past, Present, and Future of the Asian American Grassroots, January 16, 2014

NAPAWF’s White House Briefing, January 23, 2011

Over 50 NAPAWF activists met with staff members of Obama’s Administration to make seen and heard issues that impact the daily lives of the Asian and Pacific Islander women and girls.

Miriam Yeung, Executive Director, testifies on H.R 3541 at Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing (2011)

Congressional Subcomittee Hearing on H.R. 3541 (PRENDA) from NAPAWF on Vimeo.

Click here to learn more about the bill and race and sex selection abortion ban.

NAPAWF-Bay Area & CYWC-UC Irvine Stand in Solidarity for May Day Rally! (May 1, 2011)

NAPAWF-Bay Area teams up with the California Young Women’s Collaborative to stand in solidarity for workers’ rights across the world!

What is CYWC? Hear from students at the University of California, Irvine (2011)

CYWC MONTAGE 2011 from CYWC UCI on Vimeo.

What is our California Young Women’s Collaborative (CYWC) program, you ask? Hear from program participants themselves! This video is a montage of the ultimate experience of our students from the UC Irvine cohort in 2011.

NAPAWF-Bay Area Tribute to Founding Sister, Joannie (2010)

NAPAWF Bay Area honors the life of NAPAWF’s founding sister, Joannie Chang, at the chapter’s Sunday Skate Swagger event in Golden Gate Park.

Priscilla Huang speaking at CLPP Conference, April 3-5, 2009

Excerpt from “Fierce Sisters” (2006)

In September 2006, NAPAWF celebrated its 10-year anniversary in Los Angeles, where it was founded by over 150 API female activists. Fierce Sisters tells a moving story of the women and the movement, celebrates their vision and work, and emphasizes the importance of elevating the unique issues and concerns of API women and girls in the broader women’s and social justice movements. A 35-minute documentary by Nat Soti. To purchase the full documentary, visit our Shop for Change online store.