The Asian Americans Advancing Justice, the Filipina Women’s Network and the Japanese American Citizens League have jointly sent an appeal to the Federal Communications Commission who are proposing to cap Universal Service Fund programs, including the federal Lifeline program.
"We're communities that have pushed through struggle and stand together... now is the time, more than ever, that communities of color and immigrants who have paved the way and really built this nation can show that we are not afraid. We will continue to stand up for our families and communities."
Juslyn will be officially inaugurated as a Daly City councilwoman on December 12th.
In a 2013 demographics study, Pew Research Center identified Filipinos as the second largest Asian American group in the US, numbering more than 3.4 million. The 2016 National Asian American Survey (NAAS), a scientific and nonpartisan effort looking into the opinions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, was released on October 5, revealing some interesting findings about this Filipino-American voters and their thoughts about the US elections, the candidates, and key US issues. From The Rappler.
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is accepting applications for the Summer 2016 internship class. Learn more about AAPI issues and priorities, including capacity-building, civil rights, data disaggregation, economic development, education, health, immigration, language access, and workforce diversity.