Category: Bikes

The 2014 Bike to Japan Program Ends: 6,000 Mile Goal Reached!

By: Kyle Tsukahira Sunday, August 24th, 2014 – After a mentally and physically challenging 65 mile marathon ride from the San Gabriel Valley to Long Beach and back, the youth participants of the 2014 Bike to Japan program… Read More

Traffic Safety Research in Chinatown

In the past week, APIOPA was able to collect 59 intercept surveys from pedestrians in Chinatown about their perceptions of traffic safety. While the surveying process continues, the results so far seem to confirm what state traffic accident… Read More

A Few Steps Closer to a Healthier HiFi

By Ailene Ignacio This summer, with the encouragement of our FRESH Space youth, APIOPA has begun our FRESH Space Summer Program. The intent of the 4-week program is to engage local residents, especially high school students, to be more proactive about changing… Read More

Project SEEK – Uniting Efforts of Community and Law Enforcement

Community leaders at first Hawthorne/Lennox Community Safety Coalition Meeting.  Top L-R:  ‘Alisi Tulua, Sina Fifita, President Sione Tuiasoa, Pastor John Jefferson, Lt. Johann Thrall, Ethan Nguyen.  Sitting L-R: Nisi Vaomotou, Maria De Leon, Vanessa May, Sgt. Chris Cognac,… Read More

Bike to China Program Update: Chinatown Tour with Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez!

By Kyle Tsukahira On Wednesday, July 17th the Bike to China youth had the opportunity to lead their State Assemblymember, Jimmy Gomez, on a tour of Chinatown, one of nine cities represented in the 51st assembly district.  This… Read More

There’s More Action in this Community than Meets the Eye

By Ailene Ignacio Historic Filipinotown may not be the longest standing ethnic district, nor longer home to most concentrated amount of Pilipino/Pilipino-Americans in the City of Los Angeles, but when called upon, this community can definitely pack a… Read More

2013 Bike to China Program!

By Kyle Tsukahira APIOPA is proud to announce the launch of the first ever Bike to China (BTC) program!  Bike to China is a health promotion and social advocacy project that combines team physical exercise with dialogue and… Read More

APIOPA and SGV High School Youth Challenge Your Thoughts on Air Quality in the SGV

By Kyle Tsukahira As we have previously mentioned: Over the past school year, the Asian and Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Alliance (APIOPA) has teamed up with Crown and Sceptre, a senior honors society at Mark Keppel High School,… Read More

Walking Path Grand Opening in San Gabriel Valley

By Scott Chan APIOPA hosted a health fair at Sierra Vista Park in the City of Monterey Park this past June. This was the official grand opening event for an American Heart Association-sponsored walking path at the park,… Read More

Local Youth Analyze Air Quality, Advocate for Policy Change

By Scott Chan Over the past school year, the Asian and Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Alliance (APIOPA) has teamed up with Crown and Sceptre, a senior honors society at Mark Keppel High School, to better understand the air… Read More