Issue Briefs and Policy Papers

April, 2013
The Incomplete Story of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders
This report discusses some of the data available on Asian Americans. It then presents and explains the challenges associated with the data and offers policy recommendations to address them.
Published by Farah Ahmad is a Policy Analyst for Progress 2050 at the Center for American Progress.

September, 2013
One Step Forward, Half a Step Back
-A Status Report on Bias-Based Bullying of Asian American Students in New York City Schools
By Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund & The Sikh Coalition

June 21, 2013
Spotlight: Asian American and Pacific Islander Poverty
A demographic report on Asian American and Pacific Islander poverty in wake of recession authored by National Coalition of Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD)
The study reveals that the AAPI poor population grew faster than most other ethnic groups from 2007-2011, increasing by 38% to over 2 million.

May, 2013
Asian American and Health Disparities
Ohio Community Conversation on Asian American and Health
Outreach Across Underserved Populations

August, 2012
Health Through Action Learning Papers
These papers belong to a series of evaluation products emerging from Social Policy Research Associates’ evaluation of Health Through Action (HTA), a $16.5 million, four-year W.K. Kellogg Foundation supported initiative to reduce disparities and advance healthy outcomes for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) children and families.
Building Panethnic Coalitions in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Communities: Opportunities & Challenges

Affordable Care Act Advocacy: A Case Study of National Mobilization in the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Community

July, 2012
Issue 21:4 of Poverty & Race, a bi-monthly publication of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council, opens with an article on the Diversity Policy adopted by the Ohio State Board of Education in May 2011.
“Promoting Diversity and Reducing Racial Isolation in Ohio”, Poverty & Race 21:4, 2012

October 26, 2011
A new demographic report on Asian Americans in the US co-authored by the Asian American Justice Center and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, members of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice.
A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans in the United States, 2011

July 1, 2011
A fact sheet has been released by the Asian Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence regarding domestic violence in Muslim communities.

August 30, 2010
Federal health care reform and the Affordable Care Act has immediate benefits for Ohio.  The state fact sheet includes support for seniors, coverage expansions, and stronger consumer protections.
Ohio Fact Sheet

March 24, 2010
Press conference regarding the state of Summit County’s Muslim and Hispanic/Latino communities’ civic engagement and the release of two white papers.  Press conference jointly conducted with the Islamic Society of Akron and Kent and St. Bernard Catholic Church.
Press conference on YouTube
Muslim community white paper
Hispanic/Latino community white paper

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