Asian American and Pacific Islander College Access and Barriers - 6:15
with Neil Horikoshi of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Posted May 01, 2017
Many people in the U.S. overlook the needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander students, mistakenly assuming that they are financially well-off and high-achieving academically. For many in this population, the reality is quite different. Neil Horikoshi, President and Executive Director of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund discusses some of the barriers that limit college access for many AAPI students. Visit the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund on the web, on Facebook or follow on Twitter. Interview recorded on April 11, 2017. Hosted by Robert Traynham.
Hosted by: Robert Traynham Produced by: National Newsmakers Team

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