U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Events

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Twitter Chat

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host a Twitter chat in partnership with the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), and the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) on Wednesday, May 19, at 2:00 pm ET, to observe Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. During the chat we will share important resources and information to help Asian American and Pacific Islander communities stay physically and emotionally healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic as they prepare to get #VaccineReady. To join the conversation, use the hashtags #StopAAPIHate, #StopAsianHate, and #VaccineReady on Twitter Exit Disclaimer.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Twitter Chat

Past and Present: Addressing Racism and Intolerance Against Asian Americans Virtual Panel

On May 8, 2021, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH), the National Park Service (NPS), and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) hosted a virtual panel discussion highlighting current federal efforts addressing racism and health inequities, including the COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force and the Presidential Memorandum Condemning and Combating Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.

OMH, NPS and WHIAPPI facilitated a rich discussion, featuring contemporary Asian Americans who are leading grass-roots efforts to protect and empower diverse AAPI communities nationwide.

Watch the replay below.