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The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) coordinates CDC activities for White House and Departmental Initiatives aimed at improving the ability of educational institutions to serve racial and ethnic minorities and addressing the health and human service concerns of racialand ethnic minorities.


White House Executive Orders

Executive Order 13555.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Issued October 19, 2010.
    Supersedes EO 13230, October 12, 2001

Executive Order 13230
President’s Advisory Commission of Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans
Issued October 12, 2001
    Superseded by EO 13555, Oct. 19, 2010
     Revokes EO 12900, February 22, 1994

Executive Order 13621.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
Issued July 26, 2012.

Executive Order 13532.
Promoting Excellence, Innovation, and Sustainability at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Issued February 26, 2010.
     Revokes EO 13256, February 12, 2002     Continued by EO 13611, Sept. 29, 2009     Revokes EO 12876, November 1, 1993

Executive Order 13256
President’s Board of Advisors on Historically black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Issued February 12, 2002
     Continued by EO 13611, Sept. 29, 2009     Revokes EO 12876, November 1, 1993

Executive Order 13592.
Improving American Indian and Alaska Native Educational Opportunities and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs)
Issued December 2, 2011;
    Revokes EO 13270, Issued July 3, 2002

Executive Order 13270.
President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs)
Issued July 3, 2002;
    Continued by EO 13511, Sept. 29, 2009     Revokes EO 13021, October 19, 1996

Executive Order 13166.
Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency
Issued August 11, 2000;
    See Dpt of Justice Notice, Aug. 11, 2000

Executive Order 13515.
Increasing Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Federal Programs
Issued October 14, 2009.
    Supersedes EO 13125, June 7, 1999     Supersedes EO 13339, May. 13, 2004

Executive Order 13125.
Increasing Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Federal Programs Issued June 7, 1999
    Superseded by: EO 13515, Oct. 14, 2009     Amended by: EO 13216

Executive Order 13339.
Increasing Economic Opportunity and Business Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Issued May 13, 2004
    Superseded by: EO 13515, Oct. 14, 2009     Continueed by: EO 13403, May 12, 2006

Executive Order 13403.
Increasing Economic Opportunity and Business Participation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Issued May 12, 2006
    Superseded by: EO 13515, Oct. 14, 2009     Continues: EO 13339, May 13, 2004

Executive Order 13216.
Increasing Opportunity and Improving Quality of Life of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Issued June 6, 2001
    Superseded by: EO 13515, Oct. 14, 2009     Amended by: EO 13125

Executive Order 13171.
Hispanic Employment in the Federal Government
Issued October 12, 2000.

Departmental Initiatives

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Initiative to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health
Racial & Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Across the U.S. (REACH U.S.)

Through REACH U.S., a national, multilevel program, CDC supports 40 grantee partners that establish community-based programs and culturally-appropriate interventions to eliminate health disparities.

Other Initiatives

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CDC/HRSA Inter-Agency Agreement in support of the Annual Migrant Seasonal Farmworkers Stream Forums

This interagency agreement provides supplemental support to the National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. to support three annual Farmworker Stream Forums.

 

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Healthy Living in the Pacific Islands Initiative
The Healthy Living in the Pacific Islands Initiative is a collaborative project between OMHD, the Uniformed Services University for Health Science, and the University of Hawaii, College of Tropical Agriculture. The Initiative is focused on eliminating/reducing health disparity and promoting self-sufficiency among Pacific Island populations. This is accomplished through conducting population-based studies on Nutritional Assessments for Children and Young Adults living in the Pacific Islands jurisdictions.

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