Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy, and Leadership (APPEAL) is a national health justice organization working to achieve health equity for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities.

Our website offers valuable information and resources for community members and public health professionals who want to advance equity in tobacco control and healthy eating & active living within their communities.


Missed our November 2022 Newsletter?

Happy November!

To read our newsletter, please click Here!

SPARC Digital Stories!

Check out our 2022 SPARC Digital Stories Series, which features videos created by SPARC fellows and other advocates from partner organizations like African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center! We hope you enjoy them as much as we did!

To watch our SPARC Digital Stories Series, click here


Missed our previous webinars? Check out the resource videos tab!

Bridging Communities with Systems Change: Advancing Health Equity and Promising Practices Web Series

Session 1: Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander session with Affinity Group Promising Practices Document Highlights and Lessons Learned

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Session 2: Asian American Session and Dialogue and Development of Promising Practices

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The ASian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders network to Reach Equity in tobacco control and cancer (ASPIRE) Network (previously named RAISE), funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office on Smoking and Health and the Division of Cancer, aims to build community capacity and facilitate development of tobacco and cancer policy initiatives among the diverse Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA& NHPI) communities through a national AA &NHPI network.

ASPIRE Network


The Statewide Pacific islander Asian american Resource and Coordinating center (SPARC) program, funded through the California Tobacco Control Program’s Statewide Coordinating Center grant, aims to foster interactive and integrative collaboration and communication among regional projects and others in the state working to reduce tobacco-related disparities among the diverse Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA & NHPI) communities.