How cities can fill the gaps in Covid-19 vaccine communication
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How cities can fill the gaps in Covid-19 vaccine communication

If she had to assign a grade to the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in Chicago, Loren Simmons would give it a tepid C+. As the chief empowerment officer at the local Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), Simmons sees the needs of her community up close. She knows, for example, that in the north side of Chicago, there are pharmacies practically catty-corner to each other—which is great for those who live there.
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Recent attacks spark renewed focus on anti-Asian violence
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Recent attacks spark renewed focus on anti-Asian violence

A string of recent attacks on elderly Asian Americans has led to an uproar in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
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NAPCA Condemns Continued Hate Crimes Against AAPI Older Adults

NAPCA Condemns Continued Hate Crimes Against AAPI Older Adults

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2021 Contact: Dorothy Signo dorothy@napca.org     NAPCA Condemns Continued Hate Crimes Against AAPI Older Adults SEATTLE, WA (February 10, 2021) – The National Asian...
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We’re partnering with Anthem, JPMorgan Chase, and United Way to launch a universal vaccine access campaign
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We’re partnering with Anthem, JPMorgan Chase, and United Way to launch a universal vaccine access campaign

In a normal year, more than 5.8M Americans delay or miss medical care due to a lack of transportation. As we all know, this is not a normal year. COVID-19 has amplified transportation insecurity, especially for seniors and vulnerable communities. That’s why we’re mobilizing a coalition of partners with a goal to provide 60 million rides to and from vaccination sites for low-income, uninsured, and at-risk communities, when the vaccine becomes available.
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NAPCA Launches COMPASS with Partners Nationwide

NAPCA Launches COMPASS with Partners Nationwide

The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) announces partnership with Dr. Van Ta Park at the University of California, San Francisco on the project “COVID-19 Effects on the Mental...
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Our Call to Action for AAPI Representation

Our Call to Action for AAPI Representation

  Dear Friends and Partners, Over the past 7 months Dr. Anthony Fauci has become a household name. We've heard him briefing the nation numerous times, alongside other members of...
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NAPCA Awarded $14 Million to Help America’s Diverse Mature Workforce

NAPCA Awarded $14 Million to Help America’s Diverse Mature Workforce

SEATTLE, WA, September 28, 2020 – The US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (DOL-ETA) has awarded the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) $14 million in 2020-21 and for...
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Our call to action for George Floyd

Our call to action for George Floyd

Originally published: May 31, 2020 Contact: Joon Bang joon@napca.org Dear NAPCA members and friends, On Friday morning, we issued a statement via NAPCA's social media channels regarding the murder of...
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The US communities hit hardest by Covid-19 are also the most ignored
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The US communities hit hardest by Covid-19 are also the most ignored

One Mandarin translation, with information about limiting exposure to SARS-CoV-2, included the characters ‘暴露.’ Technically, it wasn’t incorrect: The characters mean ‘exposed.’ But not quite in the way Bang, the president and chief executive officer of the US National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA), had intended.
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Supporting Communities of Color During the COVID-19 Crisis
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Supporting Communities of Color During the COVID-19 Crisis

Lyft is committed to being a critical lifeline for communities in need and helping overcome long standing barriers to access. As the world grapples with the COVID-19 crisis, we are partnering with leading national organizations to support communities of color that have been particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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How communities are helping homebound Asian American seniors with limited English skills

How communities are helping homebound Asian American seniors with limited English skills

Already at high risk for infection, older AAPI people are also more likely to live in poverty, and many are socially and linguistically isolated.
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顧及長者難出外購物 美國義工免費代購宅配
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顧及長者難出外購物 美國義工免費代購宅配

全美50州都實施居家隔離,不少人改用網購,以減少外出免增加感染風險。但有些長者不懂使用電腦,只好冒險出外購物。為了照顧這些長者,全美亞太裔耆老中心 (The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging, NAPCA)宣佈與Lyft及Shaper Hands合作,即日起為居住在洛杉磯市和西雅圖市的高風險長者,提供免費的電話代購服務,義工會按要求將物品送到長者家門。服務熱線更提供英文、粵語、普通話、韓國語和越南話5種語言選擇,讓不諳英語的長者也能受惠。
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