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White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Hold Conference Call to Discuss New Report and Accomplishments for the Community


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Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: February 20, 2013 02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) will hold a conference call with interested media on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 2:30 p.m. ET, to discuss a report on the progress of initiatives for the AAPI community. Co-Chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Assistant to the President Chris Lu will join Initiative Director Kiran Ahuja and Department of Interior Assistant Secretary Rhea Suh to discuss the Obama administration's accomplishments on behalf of the AAPI community. Participants on the call also will discuss the release of the report, "Continuing Progress for the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community, Federal Agency Accomplishments," and the launch of an historic AAPI Theme Study. Additionally, they will preview upcoming public engagement events and current and future efforts toward increasing access and participation among AAPIs in federal programs.

The report is available here, and the AAPI Theme Study may be accessed here.


Event 1
Who : Chris Lu, co-chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and assistant to the President
Kiran Ahuja, executive director, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Rhea Suh, assistant secretary for Policy, Budget and Management, U.S. Department of Interior
What : Press conference call on the Obama administration's accomplishments for the AAPI community
When : 2:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013
Where : Dial-in: 800-369-3130
Passcode: AAPI CALL
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