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January 18, 2011

Federal Agencies Publish Plans to Increase Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Today the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Interagency Working Group (IWG) released the first set of agency plans to increase Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) access to the federal government.

January 07, 2011

White House AAPI Initiative to Convene Silicon Valley Leaders to Promote Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will hold a summit on entrepreneurship and small business growth with business leaders in Silicon Valley on Friday, Jan. 7 to promote the administration's efforts to help drive economic growth.

December 1, 2010

Statement from the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Support of the DREAM Act

The President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders supports the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act ("DREAM Act"). The DREAM Act is good for our economy, our security, and our nation.

July 26, 2010

Daphne Kwok Appointed to Chair President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

On Monday, July 26, President Obama appointed Daphne Kwok of San Francisco, Calif. as Chair of his Advisory Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islanders. The Commission was re-established last year by the President as part of a White House Initiative to improve the lives of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities underserved by federal resources.

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