David Anitok

Enewetak community looks ahead

Enewetak community looks ahead

The Enewetak community on the Big Island of Hawaii came together March 10 for a celebration and reflection on the challenges of building lives in exile from their home atoll, a former nuclear weapons test site. “People from Enewetak understand that it is not safe to return to a contaminated and radioactive home,” said event […]

CANN team meets Hilda

CANN team meets Hilda

Representatives of the COFA Alliance National Network (CANN) met with President Hilda Heine late last month during a visit to Majuro to participate in the Association of Pacific Island Legislatures (APIL) meeting. Project Coordinator David Anitok and Board Member Loyd Henion, both of whom were founders of the organization, met with the President. Heine conveyed […]

Oregon FAS health bill moves forward

Efforts by the Marshallese and Micronesian community to get the Oregon State Legislature to extend health care services to citizens of the freely associated states took a step forward in January, when the Legislative Council endorsed the draft legislation and assigned it a bill number. This follows an initiative started last year, in which the […]