- On October 26, 2023, President Joe Biden welcomed members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to the White House to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s government-wide approach to equity and ongoing efforts to address challenges faced by underserved Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities. Read more.
- The White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders is now accepting applications for its 2024 student volunteer internship program, including for the upcoming summer and fall cycles. Learn how to apply and get tips from current and former interns here.
- WHIAANHPI launched “Demystifying Federal Grants,” a new webinar series developed with the National Science Foundation and The Asian American Foundation that aims to share insights to help community-based organizations prepare for federal grants and funding opportunities. Learn more here and here.
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Biden-Harris Administration Unveils National Strategy to Advance Equity, Justice, and Opportunity for AA and NHPI Communities
On January 17, 2023, the White House released the Biden-Harris Administration's first-ever strategy to promote safety and equity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. The strategy, which comprises WHIAANHPI's inaugural report to the President and action plans prepared by 32 federal agencies, builds on the Administration’s broader equity agenda and details much needed investments in AA and NHPI communities and priorities.
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI) is charged with driving an ambitious, whole-of-government agenda to advance equity, justice, and opportunity for AA and NHPI communities.
The Commission advises the President on ways the public, private, and non-profit sectors can work together to advance equity, justice, and opportunity for AA and NHPI communities.
The Interagency Working Group helps to coordinate a whole of government response to advancing equity, justice, and opportunity for AA and NHPI communities.
The Regional Network coordinates outreach efforts and connects community stakeholders with federal resources.
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