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Invitation: July 30th Breakfast supporting Michelle Wu – Boston City Councilor

Dear Friends, Wanted to invite you to a Breakfast in Support of Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu, next Thursday morning (July 30th) @ 8:30AM, at the offices of Mintz Levin (1 Financial Center).  Additional details are below. Michelle has distinguished herself on the Boston City Council as a champion of families and as an stalwart of fairness & equity for all Boston residents.  She is a dear family friend, and we are thrilled to once again supporter her in her re-election efforts, this year. Michelle has also once again received the coveted endorsement of “Emily’s List” for her work on the Council.  An excerpt of the endorsement is below… … Continue reading

U.S. South Asians more reluctant to seek medication for pain

Health care workers should be culturally aware when caring for patients and families from the South Asian region   COLUMBIA, Mo. (July 23, 2015) ― When compared with other ethnicities, Asians are the most unsatisfied with the health care they received in the United States, previous research has shown. This dissatisfaction with health care partly is caused by health practices in the U.S. clashing with the practices Asian patients and families may be more used to experiencing overseas. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that health care providers perceive South Asians living in the U.S. to be … Continue reading

YouthBuild Boston’s exciting new partnership with the Starbucks Foundation

New funding will help prepare the community’s youth for success Boston, MA – July 16, 2015 – YouthBuild Boston was selected as a Starbucks Foundation Opportunity for Youth Grant recipient toward its innovative programs, which provide access to academic credentials, jobs and economic security through education, skills training, work experience, community service and leadership development. Through a hands-on approach to building trades training, YouthBuild Boston program participants build the vocational job skills necessary to secure an entry-level building trades position or apprenticeship. “We believe that young people, when empowered with the skills and education necessary to improve their quality of life, will realize that they can play a leadership … Continue reading

Apply To Be a 2015-2016 WHIAAPI E3! Ambassador

E3! Ambassadors: Educate, Engage, and Empower Young AAPI Leaders The E3! Ambassadors Program equips young leaders with the opportunity to work with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to brainstorm and implement their own unique ideas to help improve the overall quality of life for AAPIs across the country in the areas of education, mental health, pathways to public service, and immigration. E3! Ambassadors work to highlight key federal programs and resources in which AAPIs may be underserved.  Selected E3! Ambassadors are encouraged to conduct outreach within their campuses and communities – whether it’s setting up … Continue reading