• National CAPACD Welcomes Seema Agnani as Director of Policy and Civic Engagement

    The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) is pleased to announce that Seema Agnani will be joining the organization as Director of Policy and Civic Engagement starting in January 2015.     
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  • 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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  • In the News: Keeping Justice in Mind as We Talk Asset-Building

    By: Miriam Axel-Lute
    From: Rooflines
    September 23, 2014

    I attended my first ever Assets Learning Conference, put on by CFED last week, and I have to say it was mighty impressive.

    And I was particularly pleased to see that economic justice and things like reforming the tax code to be less regressive and reward savings by low- and middle-income Americans, rather than mostly the already wealthy, were being given an important place next to what feels like the aset-building movement's bread and butter discussions of savings programs and financial education.

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  • National CAPACD Newsletter: October 2014

    In this issue: 
    On the Road with National CAPACD
    AAPI Poverty Population Reaches 2.1 Million - AAPI Poverty Still Fastest Growing
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announces $1 Million Grant to National CAPACD
    National CAPACD Announces New Director of Policy and Civic Engagement
    National CAPACD Members Participate in National Voter Registration Day
    National CAPACD Co-hosting the People & Places Community Conference
    On the Road with National CAPACD
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  • JP Morgan Chase & Co. Announces $1 Million Commitment to Increasing Financial Capability

    June 11, 2014 (Washington, DC) – The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) announced earlier this week that they will be receiving a $1 million grant over two years from JP Morgan Chase & Co. to implement innovative financial capability programs for low- and moderate-income Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). With this investment, National CAPACD will support its membership of AAPI-serving organizations as they establish and grow programs that promote greater financial inclusion and economic security amongst youth and residents of affordable housing. 

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