APPEAL's Making Waves Summit September 21-22, 2017

APPEAL's Making Waves summit provided an opportunity to discuss strategies to advance health equity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities and other communities of color to eliminate tobacco use and obesity for…

#KickButtsChat Brings Together National Minority Health Networks

  Tobacco is the single-greatest, preventable source of death and disease among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States.  Tobacco companies continue to target communities of color and, in particular, youth with menthol and…

Free Webinar: Tobacco Control in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands

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Thhank you to our presenters and to all those who participated in the webinar! For those who missed the webinar, a recorded version is available here. Please join us for an important webinar featuring the tobacco control work underway…

APPEAL Hosts Open House at New Offices

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  We're excited to invite all of our partners, friends, and neighbors to our Open House to celebrate APPEAL's recent move to new offices! The Open House is scheduled Tues., March 1, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., 424 3rd. St., Suite 220, Oakland,…

#APIWorldCancerDay Twitter Chat, Feb. 4, 1 P.M, Pacific

#APIWorldCancerDay Twitter Chat was a huge success with an incredible amount of information shared by the RAISE Partners about programs and strategies proven to address cancer in AANHPI communities.  Thank you to everyone who participated.…

APPEAL in Southern California for AANHPI Leadership Training

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A passionate and dedicated group from Southern California’s vibrant Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities gathered recently to hone their leadership skills at a training session conducted by Asian Pacific…

Free Webinar: Asian Smokers' Quitline - Promoting Cessation in Our Communities

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Join us for a RAISE Network webinar hosted by APPEAL and the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) featuring the Asian Smokers’ Quitline (ASQ), a CDC-funded national tobacco cessation quitline for Chinese-, Korean-, and Vietnamese-speaking…

California Department of Health Outlines Dangers of E-Cigarettes – Asian/Pacific Islander Communities Hard Hit

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Tobacco is a leading cause of death among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) and after two decades of work fighting the ravages of tobacco in our communities, Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy,…

Announcing the Great Asian American Smokeout

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Tobacco is the #1 preventable cause of disease, disability, and death among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) and is associated with the top three killers of AAPIs – heart disease, cancer, and stroke. Even as the nation as a whole…

Former Smokers Needed for Next CDC Tips Campaign

When former smokers have the opportunity to tell their stories about how tobacco has led to devastating consequences in their lives, it can be a powerful way to impact the lives of others. APPEAL is proud to announce our recent partnership…

Chad Smith Bio

Chad Smith, the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1999 to 2011, has been a powerful force in building businesses and working toward self-sufficiency for Native American nations.  He has devoted the majority of his adult life to rebuilding…

Dolores Huerta Bio

  Dolores Clara Fernandez was born on April 10, 1930 in Dawson, a small mining town in the mountains of northern New Mexico. Her father Juan Ferånández, a farm worker and miner by trade, was a union activist who ran for political office…