Tag: Ailene

Creating a FRESH SPACE with Historic Filipinotown Youth

By Ailene Ignacio In late 2013, APIOPA and Samahang Pilipino Advancing Community Empowerment (SPACE) at UCLA, a higher education access project of the UCLA student organization Samahang Pilipino, came together. Our collective goal is twofold: to not only… Read More

Fresh HiFi – Our First Store

By Ailene Ignacio After a year of searching and building relationships, APIOPA finally has its first corner store partner for the Fresh HiFi corner store transformation project: Don Baraton Discount Store. The business is located in southeast Historic… Read More

Healthy Living to Me Means…

By Ailene Ignacio On Saturday, October 19, 2013, APIOPA participated in Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez’s Northeast Los Angeles Health Fair, held at Burbank Middle School in Highland Park. The fair was geared to promote the use of health services… 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

Fresh YOUth

By Ailene Ignacio APIOPA and their Historic Filipinotown community partner, Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA) both understand the importance of healthy eating and value the education of such. As a result, APIOPA put on a mini-workshop series… Read More

The Different Aspects of Health

By Ailene Ignacio On Saturday, April 20, 2013, APIOPA’s Fresh HiFi Team, led by Community Health Liaison Ailene Ignacio, and Fresh HiFi Interns Justin Sabino and Vanessa Hermoso, conducting a Healthy Eating Workshop for Historic Filipinotown community members…. Read More