Show the Impact of Tobacco on Diverse Communities!

Join APPEAL's Efforts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Tobacco Education Campaign The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the second round of their tobacco education campaign last week,…

APPEAL Applauds CVS Caremark for Historic Decision to Halt Sales of Tobacco Products APPEAL Applauds CVS Caremark for Historic Decision to Halt Sales of Tobacco Products

Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL) commended CVS Caremark on Wednesday for prioritizing public health with its decision to remove all tobacco products from its 7,600 stores by Oct. 1. Download File (23…

First Journal Issue Dedicated to AA & NHPI Tobacco Use Released in a Decade

APPEAL guest edits peer reviewed articles on eliminating tobacco disparities among AAs & NHPIs Oakland, C.A. – Today, Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL) and Health Promotion Practice(HPP) released the…

AAPCHO and APPEAL Urges AA & NHPI Smokers to Speak with their Physicians

OAKLAND, May 23, 2013 – The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), in partnership with Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL), is encouraging Asian American, Native Hawaiian…

PROMISE Network Webinar Highlights Strategies for Promoting Smoke-free Multiunit Housing Policies in Diverse Communities

To share strategies that community-based organizations have used to engage diverse communities in tobacco control, on March 21, 2013 the APPEAL PROMISE Network hosted a webinar on promoting smoke-free multiunit housing policies with guest speakers…

APPEAL Challenges Youth to Promote Health with Video Contest and Activity Challenge

In late February, APPEAL launched “Health Starts…Where We Live, Learn, Work, and Play,” a video contest and activity challenge for youth and young adults. The contest and activity challenge is part of our national effort to promote tobacco-free…

APPEAL Welcomes New Staff to the Team

APPEAL is pleased to welcome new staff to the team. APPEAL is pleased to welcome new staff to the team. Lisa Fu is returning to APPEAL as Research Manager for our upcoming community-based participatory research project. Nina Kahori Fallenbaum…

CDC Continues National Tobacco Education Campaign with a Special Effort to Target Asian American Smokers

Oakland, CA - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is making a special effort to reach out to Asian American smokers as part of their “Tips from Former Smokers” campaign. The CDC will place ads that include a “tip”…

New "Gangnam" Cigarette Brand Markets a Deadly Product to Consumers, Youth

OAKLAND, CA - Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL) calls upon Canadian Tobacco and Global, Inc. (CT&G) to end its marketing of a new brand of cigarettes, named "Gangnam" after the upscale district in South…

Creating Resources for a Healthy Eating and Active Living Movement for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

Recent years have seen widespread attention in the mainstream press and efforts in the public health sector to address the obesity epidemic and its critical relationships to food and physical activity. Despite this, the effects of obesity in…

LAAMPP Alumni Continue to Impact Tobacco Control Policy Change in Minnesota LAAMPP Alumni Continue to Impact Tobacco Control Policy Change in Minnesota

Though the Leadership and Advocacy Institute to Advance Minnesota's Parity for Priority Populations (LAAMPP Institute) runs for 18 months, LAAMPP alumni draw upon skills and connections gained through their participation in their ongoing work…

Tobacco Control State Highlights Report Shows Limitations in Existing Data and Reporting on AA and NHPIs

APPEAL commends the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for its new report, released January 25, which shows how each of the 50 states and DC is doing in implementing proven strategies that reduce tobacco use and reports state-specific…