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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

Surveying Lennox on Safety: Results

By Scott Chan For the past year, APIOPA has helped to coordinate the Hawthorne/Lennox Community Safety Coalition. The coalition is a partnership of nonprofits, community groups, and faith groups, with local law enforcement. The coalition formed not only… Read More

APIOPA Youth Empowerment at Glen A. Wilson High School

By Scott Chan It’s been over a decade since I graduated from Glen A. Wilson high school. Looking back, there were few nonprofits or community organizations around to really empower us to make the changes we wanted to… Read More

Roots CSA – Growing Our Roots

By Kyle Tsukahira Over the past month, the Asian and Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Alliance (APIOPA) has begun rolling out our new Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) project, titled Roots CSA. Roots CSA is a collaborative project of APIOPA and… 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

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