AAPCHO Statement in Support of Julie Su as Secretary of Labor
February 28, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON—The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) issued the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of Julie Su as Secretary of Labor.
Jeffrey B. Caballero, MPH, AAPCHO’s executive director, said,
“AAPCHO strongly supports President Biden’s nomination of Julie Su as the next Secretary of Labor. Ms. Su is exceptionally qualified to lead the Labor Department and advance important initiatives to address labor challenges, especially in our health and mental health workforce. We are confident her lived experiences and expertise will provide important perspectives as a member of the president’s cabinet, especially for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. AAPCHO and our member community health centers urge the Senate to confirm Julie Su as Secretary of Labor without delay.”
AAPCHO is a national association of community health organizations dedicated to promoting advocacy, collaboration and leadership that improves the health status and access of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in the United States, the U.S. territories, and Freely Associated States. For more information on AAPCHO, please visit www.aapcho.org.
Kristine Cecile Alarcon, MPH, (510) 671-5054, firstname.lastname@example.org