Tag: Sina

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

FAB Walks Lennox

By Sina Uipi In early March, the F.A.B. took some members from the Lennox Tongan United Methodist Church on a walking tour. We walked to Lennox Park, and the first question asked by a concerned mother, Akesa Ahoia,… Read More

FAB Hosts Our First Gardening Workshop in Lennox

By Sina Uipi F.A.B. has recently become a part of the Lennox Community Garden, which began a few years ago by a local non-profit organization called From Lot To Spot. They promote health by creating green spaces such… Read More

The New and Improved Lennox Park

By Scott Chan We are so happy to share the good news about the changes that have been made at Lennox Park. The walking trail, which has been a long-time advocacy project of the Tongan Community Service Center… Read More

Lennox Park Walking Trail Coming Soon!

By Scott Chan Sina and Scott recently met with Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas’ office and the Dept of Parks and Rec to discuss having Tongan translations at Lennox Park. Yes, you heard us right. The workout equipment and walking… Read More

FAB Visits El Zorro Market

One of the goals of F.A.B. is making food more culturally relevant, accessible, and affordable in local markets for the Tongan community. This means creating spaces for Pacific Islander health in a place such as Lennox, where it… Read More

First F.A.B. Meeting of The Year!

By Sina Uipi On November 12th, APIOPA held our first official Faith Advisory Board, or F.A.B., meeting at Lennox United Methodist Church for the year. There were a handful of us, but we got a lot of great dialogue… 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

Faith Advisory Board (FAB)

By: Sina Uipi In Tongan society, the church is the center of the community. It embodies the very entity of our religious beliefs along with our cultural customs and values. I refer back to my childhood, when I… Read More