According to a study by the CDC, 25% people living with HIV in the US are women, and only about half of those diagnosed are in care. Ingrid Floyd of Iris House addresses this troubling trend. Visit the Iris House on the web at www.IrisHouse.org
Children’s Advocacy Centers are available to approximately 4 in every 5 U.S. children, yet over 13 million children are living in areas without a CAC. Teresa Huizar, Director of the National Children’s Alliance shares a conversation on the role advocacy centers play in helping children heal from abuse.
2018 marked a major milestone for America’s Asian American Pacific Islander population, with the appointment of the nation’s first Sikh-American Attorney General in New Jersey. Navdeep Singh, Policy Director of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association discusses this milestone, as well as efforts underway to help bridge language barriers in the courtroom.
Filipino Americans make up the third largest subgroup of Asian Americans today, with millennials comprising nearly a quarter of this population. And while there about 4 million Filipino and Filipino Americans living in the U.S today, this population is underrepresented in political and leadership roles. Brendan Flores, National Chairman of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations joins Robert Traynam to discuss the welfare and well-being of Filipino Americans and efforts to strengthen the personal and professional development of young Filipino Americans.
According to a recent report by the Institute for Policy Studies, by 2043, the wealth divide between White families and Latino and Black families will double from about $500,000 in 2013 to over $1 million. Dedrick Asante-Muhammed, Senior Fellow, Racial Wealth Divide at Prosperity Now shares how his organization is addressing this racial economic inequality.