Action Alert

Take action! Visit this page often to find the latest opportunities to get involved in improving the health status and access of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander communities.

Join AAPCHO’s Petition Campaign to Support Immigrant Health!
May 28, 2013

The 2013 federal immigration reform effort is moving rapidly and several key issues that are important to community health centers are also central to the proposed legislation. AAPCHO is launching this petition campaign effort – to ask our members, patients, and friends to sign their name in support of health care for immigrants, as well as the elimination of the 5-year bar and restoration of COFA migrant eligibility for the Medicaid program. Continue reading

First-ever National Hepatitis Testing Day!
May 19, 2012

May 19, 2012 is the first ever national Hepatitis Testing Day. It is a day for people at risk to be tested, and for health care providers to educate patients about chronic viral hepatitis and testing. Millions of Americans have chronic hepatitis but most of them do not know they are infected. Continue reading

Join Our National Postcard Campaign!
October-November 2011

Community Health Center and Medicaid programs are at risk. Join national mobilization efforts and urge Congress and President Obama not to cut funding from these programs serving the most vulnerable in our communities. Continue reading

Hepatitis & Liver Cancer Action Alert
October 4, 2010

Members of Congress and Senators return home in this month to campaign for the November elections. This is an opportunity for hepatitis advocates to meet their legislators and raise awareness about hepatitis and liver cancer in large and small forums across the country. Below are a few key talking points that you can use when you meet them or have the chance to speak briefly at a larger meeting. Continue reading