CACF’s Response to Donald Trump’s Election to President of the United States
NEW YORK (November 9th, 2016)
Statement from Henrietta Ho-Asjoe, Interim Executive Director:
"In light of the last night’s election results, the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families stands alongside our friends, colleagues, and partner organizations. Together, we will continue ensuring that Asian Pacific American voices are heard in the decisions that affect their everyday lives."
"Last night, we also saw the most Asian Pacific American women elected to the U.S. Senate ever. CACF congratulates Tulsi Gabbard, Mazie Hirono, Tammy Duckworth, and Kamala Harris for such progress. We also congratulate Pramila Jayapal, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Stephanie Murphy, Ro Khanna, Colleen Hanabusa, Bobby Scott, and Grace Meng on their wins in the House of Representatives and Yuh-line Niou, the first Asian Pacific American to represent any district in Manhattan."
"Now more than ever, we must hold on to our values of equality and inclusiveness and solidify our commitment to creating a better future for our children and families."
The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF), the nation’s only pan-Asian children’s advocacy organization, aims to improve the well-being of Asian Pacific American children and families in New York City. For 30 years, CACF has advocated for better policies, funding, and services to ensure that children of all backgrounds grow up healthy and safe.
The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) aims to improve the economic security and well-being of Asian Pacific American children and families in New York City.
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