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Leaders of White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Speak at Launch of Report Series Examining State of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders


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Event Date 1: April 23, 2014 09:00 am - 11:00 am

Kiran Ahuja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), and Daphne Kwok, chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs, will be among the featured speakers Wednesday in Washington, D.C., at the launch by the Center for American Progress of a comprehensive new report series on "The State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders."

The series examines social and economic indicators and makes recommendations for improving data collection for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The center is co-authoring the work with AAPI Data, a project of the University of California, Riverside, and seeks to make data on these communities more accessible and easier to understand.

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Event 1
Who : Kiran Ahuja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Daphne Kwok, chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress
Karthick Ramakrishnan, director of AAPI Data
What : Remarks at the launch by the Center for American Progress of a comprehensive new report series on "The State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders."
When : 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Where : Center for American Progress
1333 H St. N.W., 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
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