Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF)

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve
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The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) is a
health justice non-profit organization dedicated to improving the
health and well-being of more than 17 million Asian Americans,
Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders living in the United States
and its jurisdictions. We believe that all persons have the right to be
healthy, the right to live in a thriving community, and the right

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) is a
health justice non-profit organization dedicated to improving the
health and well-being of more than 17 million Asian Americans,
Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders living in the United States
and its jurisdictions. We believe that all persons have the right to be
healthy, the right to live in a thriving community, and the right

Operating as usual

07/06/2021
TAGALOG Translation: Community Conversations on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Mga Usapan para sa Taong-bayan Tungkol sa Pagbabakuna ng COVID-19. Narinig ba ninyo ang usapang ito? Kamakailan lamang, ipinahayag ni Dr. Dominic Mack mula sa Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) at ni Dr. Merlie Ramira mula sa Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation (PNAAF) ang pantay at makatarungang paraan ng pagbibigay ng bakuna para sa taong-bayan. Makinig tayo at panoorin ang bidyo dito.

This resource is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $5,117,633 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

Made to Save #MadeToSave #WeCanDoThis

07/05/2021
Simplified Chinese Translation

欢迎观看由亚洲和太平洋岛民美国健康论坛 (APIAHF)、亚太社区卫生组织协会 (Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations)、菲律宾美国护士协会基金会 (Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation)、纽约大学亚裔健康研究中心(Center for the Study of Asian American Health)、亚太裔美国劳工联盟 (Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)) 以及 (Papa Ola Lokahi) 组织一起合作主办的项目一线培训活动。

我们的感染控制工作冠军也加入这次活动,以帮助促进了解围绕 着COVID-19 新冠病毒菌株和突变如何发生的介绍和讨论,以及感染控制对那些没有出现 COVID-19 症状的人意味着什么。有关我们的感染控制工作冠军的更多信息,请访问网站:aanhpiprojectfirstline.org/firstline-champions。

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Safe and effective vaccines are America’s bestprotection against COVID-19.Find more information on COVID-19 vaccinesand ...
07/01/2021

Safe and effective vaccines are America’s best
protection against COVID-19.
Find more information on COVID-19 vaccines
and help us slow the spread of the virus at
vaccines.gov. #WeCanDoThis #AA_NHPIHealthResponse
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
NAPABA - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans - NCAPA
National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP)
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Safe and effective vaccines are America’s best
protection against COVID-19.
Find more information on COVID-19 vaccines
and help us slow the spread of the virus at
vaccines.gov. #WeCanDoThis #AA_NHPIHealthResponse
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
NAPABA - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans - NCAPA
National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP)
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

APIAHF president & CEO Juliet K. Choi and The National Urban League president & CEO Marc H. Morial wrote in Morning Cons...
07/01/2021

APIAHF president & CEO Juliet K. Choi and The National Urban League president & CEO Marc H. Morial wrote in Morning Consult the need to democratize our data esp as communities of color face under reporting, generalizations, and lack of quality information.

Read More: http://ow.ly/qExh50FmZ9v

APIAHF president & CEO Juliet K. Choi and The National Urban League president & CEO Marc H. Morial wrote in Morning Consult the need to democratize our data esp as communities of color face under reporting, generalizations, and lack of quality information.

Read More: http://ow.ly/qExh50FmZ9v

Leave the paperwork at home. All you need tobring to your free COVID-19 vaccineappointment is yourself. Learn more and f...
07/01/2021

Leave the paperwork at home. All you need to
bring to your free COVID-19 vaccine
appointment is yourself. Learn more and find
vaccines near you at vaccines.gov.
#WeCanDoThis #AA_NHPIHealthResponse
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
NAPABA - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans - NCAPA
National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP)
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Leave the paperwork at home. All you need to
bring to your free COVID-19 vaccine
appointment is yourself. Learn more and find
vaccines near you at vaccines.gov.
#WeCanDoThis #AA_NHPIHealthResponse
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
NAPABA - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans - NCAPA
National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP)
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Join the millions of others who are getting thesafe and effective COVID-19 vaccine forthemselves, their families, their ...
07/01/2021

Join the millions of others who are getting the
safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine for
themselves, their families, their communities,
and so much more. Find vaccines near you at
vaccines.gov. #WeCanDoThis #AA_NHPIHealthResponse Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
NAPABA - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans - NCAPA
National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP)
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Join the millions of others who are getting the
safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine for
themselves, their families, their communities,
and so much more. Find vaccines near you at
vaccines.gov. #WeCanDoThis #AA_NHPIHealthResponse Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
NAPABA - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans - NCAPA
National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP)
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Immunity takes time, but not too much time!You’re considered fully vaccinated 2 weeksafter getting your final dose of a ...
07/01/2021

Immunity takes time, but not too much time!
You’re considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks
after getting your final dose of a COVID-19
vaccine. Learn more at vaccines.gov.
#WeCanDoThis #AA_NHPIHealthResponse
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
NAPABA - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association National Council of Asian Pacific Americans - NCAPA
National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP)
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Immunity takes time, but not too much time!
You’re considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks
after getting your final dose of a COVID-19
vaccine. Learn more at vaccines.gov.
#WeCanDoThis #AA_NHPIHealthResponse
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
NAPABA - National Asian Pacific American Bar Association National Council of Asian Pacific Americans - NCAPA
National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP)
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Watch our president & CEO Juliet K. Choi tonight with a discussion on allyship and the need to uplift people of color in...
06/30/2021

Watch our president & CEO Juliet K. Choi tonight with a discussion on allyship and the need to uplift people of color in places of power at Grupo 21's discussion

Tonight at 6:00 PM ET https://fb.me/e/6vaM9nRzc

Watch our president & CEO Juliet K. Choi tonight with a discussion on allyship and the need to uplift people of color in places of power at Grupo 21's discussion

Tonight at 6:00 PM ET https://fb.me/e/6vaM9nRzc

06/28/2021
Community Conversation: COVID-19 Vaccine Barriers

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) has invited Dr. Dominic Mack from Morehouse School of Medicine National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) and Dr. Merlie Ramira from Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation (PNAAF) to discuss vaccine health equity, distribution, promotion of vaccination rates to minorities/vulnerable populations, as well as how to best provide outreach to community members. Our speakers bring their expertise on the COVID vaccine and collaboration with community organization partnerships. APIAHF President and CEO Juliet K Choi will moderate this event, and the Tagalog recording will be uploaded once the event ends.

This resource is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $5,117,633 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

Made to Save #MadeToSave #WeCanDoThis

If you have not done so already, we would encourage you to RSVP HERE (http://ow.ly/JsEq50FkkTc) for a Rare Disease Diver...
06/28/2021

If you have not done so already, we would encourage you to RSVP HERE (http://ow.ly/JsEq50FkkTc) for a Rare Disease Diversity Coalition panel discussion on Black & Rare: Scleroderma in the African-American Community. The webinar will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, on World Scleroderma Day, June 29th, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET. You can watch the discussion HERE (http://ow.ly/Y8fA50FkkTb).

If you have not done so already, we would encourage you to RSVP HERE (http://ow.ly/JsEq50FkkTc) for a Rare Disease Diversity Coalition panel discussion on Black & Rare: Scleroderma in the African-American Community. The webinar will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, on World Scleroderma Day, June 29th, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET. You can watch the discussion HERE (http://ow.ly/Y8fA50FkkTb).

Looking to earn additional continuing education (CE)? Project Firstline is excited to announce the launch of two new CE ...
06/21/2021

Looking to earn additional continuing education (CE)? Project Firstline is excited to announce the launch of two new CE courses on Infection Control, with additional courses scheduled for release throughout the summer.

Learn how to safely use a multi-dose vial with CDC's Project Firstline's course, Injection Safety (http://bit.ly/CDCProjectFirstlineInjectionSafety).

Learn the important role that eye protection, gowns, and gloves play in infection control in PPE Basics (http://bit.ly/CDCProjectFirstlinePPEBasics).

#WeAreFirstline Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. Papa Ola Lokahi Center for the Study of Asian American Health

Looking to earn additional continuing education (CE)? Project Firstline is excited to announce the launch of two new CE courses on Infection Control, with additional courses scheduled for release throughout the summer.

Learn how to safely use a multi-dose vial with CDC's Project Firstline's course, Injection Safety (http://bit.ly/CDCProjectFirstlineInjectionSafety).

Learn the important role that eye protection, gowns, and gloves play in infection control in PPE Basics (http://bit.ly/CDCProjectFirstlinePPEBasics).

#WeAreFirstline Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. Papa Ola Lokahi Center for the Study of Asian American Health

On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed a bill into law to establish June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day. As...
06/19/2021

On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed a bill into law to establish June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day. As we commemorate Juneteenth today, we also remember that the fight for equity for Black Americans is far from over.

In our screening and panel with national civil rights and civil justice leaders from The National Urban League, Advancement Project National Office, Race Forward, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), and Stop Repeating History discuss how we can better support Black communities with "radical solidarity."

We hope that this screening and panel is helpful to better understand the systemic racism that has been prevalent since the founding of our country and how we can dismantle the status quo to build a better nation for all.

The short film “Reparations” examines reparations from two different but connected perspectives– specifically reparations for the Japanese Americans incarcerated during WW2, the role Black community in achieving reparations for them, and the need to address reparations for the Black community now. The screening of the short film will be available until June 30th.

Panelists:
Marc Morial, President, National Urban League
Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director, Advancement Project
Glenn Harris, President, Race Forward
Don Tamaki, California Reparations Task Force Member
Jon Osaki, Filmmaker of “Reparations”
Mary Smith (Moderator), APIAHF

Watch: https://fb.watch/6cIkkVZrjw/

On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed a bill into law to establish June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day. As we commemorate Juneteenth today, we also remember that the fight for equity for Black Americans is far from over.

In our screening and panel with national civil rights and civil justice leaders from The National Urban League, Advancement Project National Office, Race Forward, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), and Stop Repeating History discuss how we can better support Black communities with "radical solidarity."

We hope that this screening and panel is helpful to better understand the systemic racism that has been prevalent since the founding of our country and how we can dismantle the status quo to build a better nation for all.

The short film “Reparations” examines reparations from two different but connected perspectives– specifically reparations for the Japanese Americans incarcerated during WW2, the role Black community in achieving reparations for them, and the need to address reparations for the Black community now. The screening of the short film will be available until June 30th.

Panelists:
Marc Morial, President, National Urban League
Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director, Advancement Project
Glenn Harris, President, Race Forward
Don Tamaki, California Reparations Task Force Member
Jon Osaki, Filmmaker of “Reparations”
Mary Smith (Moderator), APIAHF

Watch: https://fb.watch/6cIkkVZrjw/

Join us and the Morehouse School of Medicine - National Covid-19 Resiliency Network and the Philippine Nurses Associatio...
06/18/2021

Join us and the Morehouse School of Medicine - National Covid-19 Resiliency Network and the Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. Foundation to discuss vaccine health equity, distribution, and promotion for communities of color/vulnerable populations. Our speakers will provide valuable information formulated for community growth. #COVID19
Register now!
bit.ly/JuneCommunityConversations

Join us and the Morehouse School of Medicine - National Covid-19 Resiliency Network and the Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. Foundation to discuss vaccine health equity, distribution, and promotion for communities of color/vulnerable populations. Our speakers will provide valuable information formulated for community growth. #COVID19
Register now!
bit.ly/JuneCommunityConversations

06/17/2021
June 2021 Project Firstline Training Event

We cordially invite you to attend this Project Firstline Training Event hosted by the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation (PNAAF), NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH), Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), and Papa Ola Lokahi.

Our Infection Control Champions will be facilitating a presentation and discussion around COVID-19 strains and how mutations happen, as well as what infection control means for those who do not experience COVID-19 symptoms. For more information on our Infection Control Champions, please visit: aanhpiprojectfirstline.org/firstline-champions.

Feedback Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Infection_Control_Training

Today, in a 7-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court decisively dismissed the challenge by Republican led-states and the Tru...
06/17/2021

Today, in a 7-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court decisively dismissed the challenge by Republican led-states and the Trump administration to end the Affordable Care Act. The resilient law has been repeatedly challenged in the courts and legislature despite its critical health care protections for millions of families in the midst of a global pandemic. For over a decade, this life-saving protection has been critical in insuring millions of Americans that are underserved, and it offers protections to communities like ours from barriers to health. APIAHF is proud to be one of the 10 organizations to join on the amicus brief spearheaded by the National Health Law Program in support of the ACA. We stand firm that all Americans deserve access to quality, affordable health care, and we will continue to advocate for our communities and the ACA.

http://ow.ly/KPM250FcONR

Today, in a 7-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court decisively dismissed the challenge by Republican led-states and the Trump administration to end the Affordable Care Act. The resilient law has been repeatedly challenged in the courts and legislature despite its critical health care protections for millions of families in the midst of a global pandemic. For over a decade, this life-saving protection has been critical in insuring millions of Americans that are underserved, and it offers protections to communities like ours from barriers to health. APIAHF is proud to be one of the 10 organizations to join on the amicus brief spearheaded by the National Health Law Program in support of the ACA. We stand firm that all Americans deserve access to quality, affordable health care, and we will continue to advocate for our communities and the ACA.

http://ow.ly/KPM250FcONR

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Are you a healthcare provider who experienced anti-Asian racism? Please consider taking this survey conducted by UCSF Asian American researcher, Dr. Judy Y. Tan. Calling all healthcare workers (broadly defined, e.g., therapists, medical assistants, nurses, physicians, psychologists, surgeons, dental hygienists) for a ~10-minute survey about their experiences during COVID-19. Survey questions range from physical and mental well-being, experiences with COVID-related stigma and harmful stereotypes of certain racial/ethnic groups, and experiences in working with patients during and prior to COVID-19. The survey may take as long as 20 minutes to complete, and respondents will be able to leave and resume where they left off. Responses will be kept strictly confidential. Respondents will not be asked to provide names or contact information except for their current zip code. The study has been approved by the UCSF Institutional Review Board. Respondents will have the chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card by entering a raffle. Entering the raffle is optional. The consent form and survey can be accessed here. https://ucsf.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3dWF5FgySl62w9n Any inquiries may be directed to me, Dr. Judy Tan, at [email protected]
Entertainment media and culture have a powerful impact upon society and race relations. These entities have the capability of influencing attitudes and behaviors. To that end, I want to highlight Minari,a current movie about a Korean-American family that settles down and creates roots in the American south a few decades ago. The family members are all heart-warming and the film has already won some awards. I cried at certain points with the husband and wife conflicts and the young son and daughter and their grandmother who arrives from Korea to live with them. Minari is endearing simultaneously in its simplicity and complexity of family life. The Academy Awards will be aired in April. Minari is nominated for numerous awards.I am hoping that the film industry honors this movie with at least one Oscar, and in doing so, shines light on Asian culture, while raising awareness, compassion and inclusivity at the same time. I am also hoping that, in light of recent events, Hollywood sees fit to create more Asian-American offerings in cinema and on television.
Applications for the University of Washington Online MPH Program are now OPEN! Reminder: Applicants are eligible for an $85 application fee waiver when you attend an info session! Register for our next info session on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021, here: https://www.onlinemph.uw.edu/event/?sfid=701f4000000TItjAAG This program is designed specifically for working professionals. The primarily online format gives you the flexibility to do your coursework largely on your own schedule and at your own location. This program will provide you with the skills needed to excel in your career by building a solid foundation in leadership, management, population health, data analysis, evidence-based research, health policy, and program evaluation. For more information and to apply, head to: https://www.onlinemph.uw.edu/ Questions? Reach out to our friendly staff ([email protected]; 206-685-4506) - we would be glad to chat!
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Bipartisan Bill will Restore Medicaid Coverage for COFA Citizens October 23,2019 WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representatives Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Steve Womack (R-AR), Ed Case (D-HI) and Gregorio Sablan (D-MP) introduced the Covering Our FAS Allies Act (COFA Act), a bill to reinstate Medicaid eligibility for the more than 61,000 citizens of the Freely Associated States living in the United States and its territories under the Compacts of Free Association (COFA). “COFA communities have contributed to our nation’s security, pay taxes and play a role in driving our economy, but they are not eligible for many of the programs that their tax dollars support,” said Kathy Ko Chin, president and CEO of APIAHF. “We thank Representatives Cárdenas, Radewagen, Gabbard, Womack, Case and Sablan for correcting a nearly 25-year error, by working to restore Medicaid eligibility to COFA individuals. We hope that the bill will continue to receive bipartisan support and will be passed in the House and Senate.” The Compacts of Free Association, since 1986, have defined the relationship between the United States and the independent governments of the Freely Associated States (FAS) including the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. In return for the exclusive use and military strategic positioning in those countries, the United States entered into a treaty agreement to provide care for individuals from the Freely Associated States (commonly called COFA communities), along with the right for them to freely enter, live and work in the United States. In 1996, Congress inadvertently excluded COFA individuals from the list of legally present non-citizens eligible to qualify for certain federal benefits. Since then, COFA individuals have been excluded from qualifying for Medicaid. The denial of Medicaid has led to poor health consequences for COFA communities, many of whom suffer from serious chronic conditions and health disparities, including effects from exposure to nuclear weapons testing conducted by the United States in FAS nations. In the absence of federal support, states with large and emerging COFA populations have shouldered the costs of providing care. This legislation is the companion namesake to Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Sen. Brian Schatz’s (D-Hawaii) bill, S. 2218, which was introduced in July.
A study at Rush University is now inviting Asian LGBTQ (50+ years) for an phone interview to share your unique experience and to help to promote health and wellness among Asian LGBTQ communities!
JOIN US September 14th @ Cal Memorial Stadium for our Polynesian Heritage Celebration!! This year for the Cal vs North Texas Football Game, Cal will be putting together a Polynesian Heritage celebration and we'd love to have as many community members and allies in attendance! There will be a pre-game festival featuring DJ Big Body Cisco, and several cultural performances as well--so come jam out with us! Each person who purchases a ticket for the game will also receive a FREE Cal Bandana. Visit: http://fevo.me/polynesian19 to purchase your ticket and for more info! Have a group of friends that all want to come? Contact Leeza at (510)-642-2692 for more info.