Tag: Kyle

Keppel Students Take a Field Trip to the Claremont Colleges

By Kyle Tsukahira On February 21st, Mark Keppel students who are involved with Promoting Youth Advocates (PYA) took a field trip to the Claremont Colleges. The day was a mix of leadership/communication workshops led by Leadership Education for… Read More

Certified Organic Workshop with Hmong Farmers in Fresno Takes Root

By Scott Chan Very few Hmong farmers own the land they harvest on in Fresno. Okay let me take a step back. Over the past few months, APIOPA has worked with Youa Yang (one of our soon-to-be Roots… Read More

Announcing New 2015 Roots CSA Sites!

Roots Community Supported Agriculture (Roots CSA) is excited to announce 4 brand new pick up sites in the San Fernando Valley (Arleta), San Gabriel Valley (Alhambra), South Bay (Gardena), and Orange County (Garden Grove) bringing fresh, sustainably grown,… Read More

Airbeam Sensor Workshop with SGV Youth!

By Kyle Tsukahira On Saturday, December 6th we had the opportunity to lead a workshop with high school youth from the Promoting Youth Advocates (PYA) club at the new Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (AAAJ-LA) satellite… 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

APIOPA Visits Canada: Receives Airbeam Sensors to Continue Youth Work!

By Kyle Tsukahira Kyle recently had the opportunity to attend the 2014 NAAEE conference in Ottawa, Canada to participate the Global Environmental Education Partnership steering committee meeting with representatives from Japan, South Korean, New Zealand, Taiwan, Cambodia, Indonesia,… Read More

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


By Kyle Tsukahira We recently received a cargo van to help us with our Roots CSA Program! We’d like to extend a huge thanks to folks from the Circle of Change for providing the funding to make this… Read More

APIOPA Launches a New Healthy Cooking Workshop Series!

By Kyle Tsukahira Monterey Park, CA: On Sunday, April, 6th 2014 the Asian Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Alliance (APIOPA) officially launched, “Connecting with your Roots,” a new healthy cooking workshop series aimed at teaching local community members not… Read More

Planting Seeds of Change in 2014

By Kyle Tsukahira Roots CSA is starting the new year off with a very exciting pilot program in partnership with California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA).  The Asian and Asian American studies department at CSULA recently received grants… Read More