☷President Biden s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders Releases Inaugural Report
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( By Press Release office)
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The report details the Commission’s first set of recommendations to advance equity , justice , and opportunity for AA and NHPI communities . WASHINGTON , D . C . – Today , the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans , Native Hawaiians , and Pacific Islanders released its inaugural report , publicly detailing more than a dozen recommendations that were transmitted to President Joe Biden on August 24 . The recommendations , approved during the Commission’s first in - person meeting at the White House on May 12 , 2022 , were developed by 25 leader......s appointed by the President who reflect the rich diversity of Asian American , Native Hawaiian , and Pacific Islander ( AA and NHPI ) communities throughout the United States . READ THE FULL REPORT HERE“The inaugural report is the product of months of engagement with experts , community advocates , and federal officials . I commend our commissioners for their dedication and diligence in developing these recommendations , ” said Chief Commissioner Sonal Shah . “Together , they represent a significant community - driven effort to advance equity , justice , and opportunity for AA and NHPIs . The Commission stands ready to provide guidance as the Biden - Harris Administration considers whether the recommendations should be implemented . ”The Commission will hold its next public meeting on September 28 , 2022 , where members will discuss and vote on additional draft and full recommendations to submit to the President on a rolling basis . Additional BackgroundIn May 2021 , President Joe Biden authorized the creation of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans , Native Hawaiians , and Pacific Islanders through Executive Order 14031 and appointed 25 leaders to serve as commissioners on December 20 , 2021 . The members were sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris on February 3 , 2022 . The Commission is co - chaired by Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and U . S . Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai . The Commission advises the President on ways the public , private and non - profit sectors can work together to advance equity , justice , and opportunity for Asian American , Native Hawaiian , and Pacific Islander communities . During the Commission’s inaugural meeting in February 2022 , the members formed six subcommittees to develop detailed recommendations for the President focused on:Belonging , Inclusion , Anti - Asian Hate , and Anti - DiscriminationData DisaggregationLanguage AccessEconomic EquityHealth EquityImmigration and Citizenship StatusOn May 12 , 2022 , the Commission held its first in - person meeting and approved recommendations from each of the subcommittees . Approved recommendations were finalized , reviewed , and submitted to the Commission Co - Chairs , and then transmitted to the President on August 24 , 2022 . The Commission will hold its third meeting on September 28 , 2022 in Washington , D . C . The White House Initiative on Asian Americans , Native Hawaiians , and Pacific Islanders ( WHIAANHPI ) , established by President Joe Biden through Executive Order 14031 , is charged with coordinating a whole - of - government agenda to advance equity , justice , and opportunity for AA and NHPI communities .
01 October 2022 ( October 01 2022 )
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