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Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American AffairsWashington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs


Improving the well-being of Asian Pacific Americans by insuring their access to participation in the fields of government, business, education, and other areas.
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CAPAA's Newsletter

  • November 15, 2014
    sealThe Commission board meeting will be held at the Chinese Information and Service Center on November 15, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. More information.
  • October 10, 2014
    Asian Dad and BabyConcerned about the implementation of legalized marijuana and your child's health? Learn more about how to talk to your child by clicking here.
  • July 1, 2014
    CAPAAJuly is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. The National Alliance on Mental Illness has helpful data and resources.
  • Education photo Working to close the achievement gap of Asian American and Pacific Islander students. Read more.
  • Two children Learn about changes in state testing for elementary and high school students. Read more.
  • Two girls in graduation robes and caps Accessing community college, undergraduate, and graduate programs. Read more.
  • Two adults studying Understanding the types of bilingual instruction programs available to gain English-language skills. Read more.
  • OMWBE Encouraging Asian Pacific American owned businesses to apply for state certification with the Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises to increase minority contracting. See the videos.
  • Money puzzle pieces coming together Increasing access to business capital through the Linked Deposit Program that makes low-interest loans available to minority and women-owned businesses. Read more.
  • 3 men in suits laughing Ensuring access to information on job opportunities and worker training to narrow the skills and wage gaps between populations. Read more.
  • Statue of LibertyConnecting you to information and citizenship benefits. Find out ways to access these services and educational tools toward gaining U.S. citizenship. Read more.
  • Be Counted! Census graphic Helping you understand the naturalization process. Find out more information on testing and interview procedures. See the video.
  • Application Linking you to the Citizen Resource Center to learn more about eligibility and testing, the application process, and study materials. Read more.