The program aims to improve pregnancy outcomes for Black and brown expectant parents, who face disproportionately high maternal and infant mortality.
“Openness, connection, a sense of purpose combined with humility — these are what America desperately needs today," the group wrote.
The state's high cost of living and tourism-focused development is making it difficult for some Native Hawaiians to keep their homes.
Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) heads the group of Asian American and Pacific Islander lawmakers making the request.
"Many Americans remain unaware of the important impact that AAPIs have had on our country,” the New York congresswoman told HuffPost.
Asian collective Gold House released its annual "A100" at the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Why do some people believe they have to possess a piece of you or your culture — absorb it into their dominant experience — in order to be an ally?
Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) made the remark an event celebrating the Asian-American and Pacific Islander members of Congress.
"You can’t just put an Asian actor in there and expect that, because they show up for a second, you’ve covered the Asian market. That is a joke.”
Fox, however, had the fewest Asian-American regulars in its shows in almost a decade.