Our 2019-2020 SPARC Leadership Program is underway! This year-long program is focused on building a vibrant movement in tobacco control and health advocacy in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities. Throughout the program, more than 25 fellows will develop the knowledge, skills, and capacity needed to advocate and implement policy change in their communities.


  1. Keep up with our fellows! Click here to meet our fellows and see updates about the activities they are working on in the community.
  2. Volunteer to participate in local “Information & Education” (I&E) days across California. I&E days provide a unique opportunity to talk with local representatives about reducing tobacco use in our communities. More information to come!
  3. Apply to be a part of next year’s SPARC Leadership Program. If you’re interested in being a fellow, check back here in early 2020 to apply.
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About Us

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, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities.