This past year, HAP has distributed over $1.6 million in small business relief to the Hmong, Southeast Asian, and immigrant refugee business owners who have been affected by COVID.
This past year, HAP has served 29,958 people through our health and wellness programs which include services such as mental health navigation, chemical health recovery support, domestic violence and sexual assault, and MNsure health insurance application and assistance.
This past fall, many community member struggled with mental health, employment, housing, childcare, legal rights, and other issues. HAP responded by helping more than 350 people and connected them to community resources to support their COVID-19 related needs.
National Asian American Community Leaders to Speak Out in Support of Black Community and Call for Healing
June 11, 2020 – Comment from HAP President and CEO Bao Vang in Star Tribune article – Minneapolis Riots Have Refugees Thinking About Unrest They Fled: Agencies serving refugees say violent images revived old fears. – click here
June 5, 2020 – Press conference with members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) and national Asian American leaders to call for justice for the Black community, and a peaceful protest during this time of national unrest. Read full transcript.
HAP Letter to the Community March 17, 2020 Click here
HAP Letter to the Community March 18, 2020 Click here