Tag: Ailene

APIOPA receives “Visionary non-profit” award from CCPHA!

Very exciting news friends! We received word this past week that we were nominated and awarded the “Visionary Non-Profit” Award by our partners at California Center for Public Health Advocacy. This honor is part of CCPHA’s annual Champions of… Read More

Run the LA Marathon with APIOPA!

By Scott Chan APIOPA is running LA Marathon 2016! We welcome people of all running levels to join us as we embark on an epic journey these next 6 months. Under the guidance of two amazing coaches (Eddie… Read More

APIOPA Featured in LA Times!

By Scott Chan APIOPA was featured last week in the LA Times for the great work that Ailene and Kyle have been organizing around food access in Historic Filipinotown. Read the full article here. To learn more about… Read More

Special Delivery – Getting Produce to L.A. San Miguel

By Ailene Ignacio One of the biggest things we’ve done with our Fresh HiFi – corner store transformation – Project is get FRESH, AFFORDABLE, & CULTURALLY-RELEVANT produce in low-income, underserved food desert communities, including Historic Filipinotown. After a… Read More

APIOPA Cycles for Change

By Scott Chan With the help of over 40 people, we came up with 10,018 miles of our 10,000 goal. With the help of nearly 100 people, we fundraised an amazing $9,241 of our $10,000 goal. That is a lot of money raised in just… Read More

Third Store in HiFi Now Selling #FRESH Produce!

By Ailene Ignacio On Saturday, November 22, 2014, APIOPA held it’s 3rd Grand Re-opening event for its newest corner store partner, Amigo’s Market. Located on the westside of Historic Filipinotown, Amigo’s Market is the most west primarily food… Read More

Second Store in Historic Filipinotown Now Selling Produce!

By Ailene Ignacio On October 25, 2014, the Asian and Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Alliance (APIOPA), through their Fresh HiFi – corner store transformation project, held their second grand re-opening event at partner store L.A. San Miguel. With… Read More

APIOPA’s Table Tennis Fundraiser Is a Hit!

By Scott Chan It has already been a week since APIOPA has our first-ever table tennis fundraiser. Thank YOU for making it a success. We had over 100 people in attendance atPeking Tavern in Downtown LA, meaning that all tickets… Read More

The FRESH Space Summer Program 2014: Taking Our Community Back!

5 weeks – 4 HiFi residents – 3 mapping days – 2 community asks – 1 life-changing experience! The student-inspired, youth-led Finding Reasons to Eat Smart and Healthy, or FRESH, Space Summer Program – 2014 has officially come… 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