The same divide that exists among Asian groups over affirmative action in higher education is surfacing again–this time in California over a bill that would disaggregate data among Asian Americans.
(This is reposted from the White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders)
Before the Affordable Care Act, about 2 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) were uninsured. Among some AAPI groups — such as Korean, Tongan, Pakistani, and Thai Americans — nearly one in four people … Read more
As we closed out 2014 I was humbled to help facilitate Teach For America‘s second annual Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Staff Summit. Over 200 staff member from 35 regions gathered in Los Angeles to explore the unique role of AAPI communities in the fight for educational equity. … Read more
Polynesians are taking safety boating courses that aim at reducing the number of people dying at sea, reported ONE News.
“We initially started off with 12 people, the average class is now 20 and there’s quite a few people wanting to go on the courses now,” said Chris Laufale, tutor of the course.
Laufale … Read more