NCAPA Weekly Roundup: June 5-12, 2015

NCAPA Weekly Roundup : June 5-12, 2015


  • NCAPA Members and Partners Host AAPI-Led Pro-Immigrant Rally: Yesterday, SEARAC, OCA, AAJC, NAPAWF and other partners held a rally to urge Congress to pass fair and humane immigration reform policies. Rep. Judy Chu, SEARAC Exec. Director Quyen Dinh, immigration co-chair Kham Moua and other advocates spoke at the event. Participants of SEARAC's Leadership and Advocacy Training were in attendance. See photos here and updates from the rally on SEARAC's Twitter.
  • APIAHF & Johns Hopkins Launch Journal on Childhood Obesity: On Wednesday, APIAHF held a special launch of their journal in collaboration with The Johns Hopkins University Press about the under-researched topic of childhood obesity in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities. Learn more here.
  • NAPCA Focuses on Raising Voices of AAPI Elders: Dr. Wesley Lum, NAPCA's CEO, wrote a blog for Diverse Elders on comments that NAPCA submitted to the White House Conference on Aging. Read it here.
  • SAALT: Program Associate in Takoma Park, MD (Priority deadline: Tuesday, June 30)

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