CPC Discusses Targeted Advocacy and Community Support Using Latest AAPI Data
On January 17th, Wayne Ho, CPC President and CEO, joined the Coalition for Asian American Children + Families (CACF), the Chinese American Service League (CASL), and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene at a press conference and panel on Change InSight, a research initiative that reveals the unique issues in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. He stressed the significance of this data for targeted outreach and potential advocacy initiatives and the importance of culturally relevant and language-accessible programming and services.
Speakers at the event included Ashwin Vasan, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner; Anita Gundanna and Vanessa Leung, Co-Executive Directors of CACF, and Paul Luu, Chief Executive Officer of CASL.
The recently released report highlights the top 5 health risk factors affecting AAPI communities, which include Limited English Proficiency, Living in Poverty, Social Isolation, Less than High School Education, and High Stress.