Emerging Issues in AA&NHPI Health
July 7, 2017
Our latest video series entitled, “Emerging Issues in AA&NHPI Health” takes a look at issues impacting the health and well-being of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) in today’s political climate.
We speak with community health leaders and advocates about how recent policies and actions have impacted AA&NHPIs, and what actions AA&NHPIs are taking to ensure theirs and all communities’ needs are equally heard and met.
Emerging Issues in AA&NHPI Health: Daphne Kwok (short clip)
See Kwok's full interview below or on YouTube here.
Emerging Issues in AA&NHPI Health: Christopher Kang (short clip)
See Kang's full interview below or on YouTube here.
Emerging Issues in AA&NHPI Health: Daphne Kwok
In this episode, Daphne Kwok, VP of multicultural leadership, Asian American & Pacific Islander Audience Strategy at AARP, touches on pressing health care issues facing older adults, including AA&NHPIs served at health centers. Kwok speaks about the role of health centers and why it’s important to protect Medicaid and other programs that make health care accessible to these and other vulnerable populations.
Emerging Issues in AA&NHPI Health: Christopher Kang
In this episode, Christopher Kang, national director of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks about the growing political power of the AA&NHPI community. Kang talks about why it’s important for elected officials to take note, and the role health centers play in not only keeping AA&NHPIs healthy but also in mobilizing support for this and other vulnerable communities’ needs.