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I Am Beyond: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2014

May 14, 2014

This May, the theme for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is “I Am Beyond,” a phrase spotlighting how Asian Americans & Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (AA&NHOPIs) have always sought to excel beyond the challenges that have limited equal opportunity in America.

This podcast series, which includes perspectives from community health care provider staff and advocates, attempts to shed some light on how AA&NHOPIs–through research, advocacy and community building–continue to work across sectors to improve the health and wellness of this medically underserved community.

#IAmBeyond: Mary Oneha

In this episode, Dr. Mary Oneha talks about the importance of data collection on AA&NHOPIs, including how health centers can benefit from collecting data and the potential impact it can have at the policy level.

#IAmBeyond: Michele Lew

In this episode, Michele Lew, president and CEO of Asian Americans for Community Involvement, talks about the common challenges that New Access Points face and the benefits of working with other community health centers through mentoring relationships.

#IAmBeyond: Dr. Heidi Emerson

In this two-part episode, Dr. Heidi Emerson, project manager of state affairs at the National Association of Community Health Centers, and Michael Byun, executive director of Asian Services in Action, Inc. talk about a new partnership between public hospitals and community health centers to build safety net capacity.

#IAmBeyond: Michael Byun

In this two-part episode, Dr. Heidi Emerson, project manager of state affairs at the National Association of Community Health Centers, and Michael Byun, executive director of Asian Services in Action, Inc. talk about a new partnership between public hospitals and community health centers to build safety net capacity.