Invitation to NY/NJ Regional Network – Federal Listening Session – Tuesday, May 21, 2019

In commemoration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, celebrating the national theme, “Unite Our Mission by Engaging Each Other,” the New York/New Jersey Regional Network of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will host a listening session for Asian American and Pacific Islander-serving agencies and organizations on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at 26 Federal Plaza, 6th Floor GSA Conference Center, Rooms A and B, New York, NY  10278.  Please join regional executives representing the federal agencies comprising the Regional Network as they provide you up-to-date information about their respective programs and services, and listen to your suggestions on how they may engage better with their communities, as well as any concerns or issues you may wish to raise.  If you are interested in attending, please contact Everett Lo at by close of business Friday, May 2, 2019, providing the name(s) and email address(es) of your participant(s), to whom a building access letter will be issued by return email.

Participating federal agencies include:

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • General Services Administration
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Small Business Administration
  • Social Security Administration
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
    • U.S. Census Bureau
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    • Health Resources and Services Administration
    • Office for Civil Rights
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
    • Customs and Border Protection
    • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
    • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • U.S. Department of Justice
    • Community Relations Service
  • U.S. Department of Labor
    • Employee Benefits Security Administration
    • Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    • Wage and Hour Division
  • U.S. Department of Treasury
    • Internal Revenue Service
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Veterans Benefits Administration
    • Veterans Integrated Services Network

We look forward to speaking with you, and engaging in a thoughtful dialogue to ensure that our communities are aware of the programs and benefits available from our Regional Network.  Thank you.

Thank you to Everett Lo for sharing this information. Please direct all inquires to him at

The Affordable Care Act – Transforming Health Systems for AAPI Communities: New Options in Health Careers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The New York Regional Interagency Working Group of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, in partnership with The NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health, invite you to a day focused on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Communities.

Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Time: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Place: NYU Langone Medical Center – Farkas Auditorium, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Cost: FREE

Register online at: 

Participating professionals and college and university students from or serving the AAPI communities will:

  • get up-to-date information about key provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that impact their communities, such as new options for health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid Expansion;
  • provide feedback on opportunities for educating the community and obstacles; and,
  • learn more about various career paths for young people to be engaged in the work of health systems transformation.

Register online at: