• National CAPACD Applauds Confirmation of Erika Moritsugu as Assistant Secretary for HUD

    Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate confirmed Erika Moritsugu to serve as the next Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 
    “Over the years, Erika Moritsugu has been a strong advocate for the needs of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) and other underserved communities and I am confident that she will bring this same commitment to her work at HUD,” said Lisa Hasegawa, executive director for the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD).
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  • National CAPACD Commends Confirmations for New HUD Secretary and OMB Director

    Yesterday, the Senate confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He replaces Secretary Shaun Donovan who earlier today was confirmed to serve as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. 

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  • National CAPACD Launches Immigrant Integration Financial Capability Program

    May 20, 2014 – Asian American and Pacific Islander communities from across the country have come together to launch the Immigrant Integration Financial Capability program, a pilot project, funded by the Citi Foundation, that will help low-income immigrants save and pay for the cost of citizenship, starting a business or other elements of the American Dream. The Chinese American Service League (Chicago, IL), Chinese Community Center (Houston, TX), Chhaya Community Development Corporation (Jackson Heights, NY) and Korean Resource Center (Los Angeles, CA) have been selected from a national pool to implement this innovative program.  
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