My Experience as an APIFM Intern

By Zihan Zhou My name is Zihan Zhou (she/her) and I am a senior undergraduate student at UCLA, majoring in physiological science and minoring in Asian American Studies. My career interests include community health, health education, health equity in the AANHPI community, and mentorship opportunities and I was so glad that through the past 10-weeks […]

RECIPE: Soba Noodle Salad

Ingredients: Soba Noodles Romaine Lettuce 1 Bell Pepper 1/2 Red Onion 1 Cucumber 1 Persimmon 1 Asian Pear (any seasonal fruit works! Strawberries for Summer, Asian Pear for Fall, etc) Ingredients for Dressing: 1/2 cup Olive Oil 1/4 cup Sesame Oil 1/2 cup Soy Sauce 1/2 cup Vinegar 1 tsp Sugar 1tbsp Sesame Seeds 1 […]

The Latest on the Outbreak of Lung Injury

Coughing Shortness of breath Chest pain Nausea, vomiting Fatigue Fever Abdominal pain During this outbreak, more patients report a history of using THC-containing products.3,4 With teen tobacco-use on the rise, a call to action is crucial. In 2018, 4.9% of middle school students and 20.8% of high school students in the U.S. use e-cigarettes, with […]

A Successful Summer Mixer

If you were not able to attend the Summer Mixer, no worries! Click the photo below to watch A Taste of Home.

“I Speak” Cards – An important resource

I Speak Card

I often would accompany my mother whenever she needed to visit a government health insurance office. She didn’t feel comfortable in her English and needed me to clarify her words. However, as I grew older, I had more responsibilities in school and work. It became increasingly hard to find the time to go with her. […]

APIFM Pop-Up Markets!

In efforts to make fresh and affordable produce accessible to our neighborhoods, APIFM launched pop-up markets at KYCC’s Menlo Family Apartments in Koreatown (July 10) and PWC’s Larry Itliong Village in Historic Filipinotown (July 24). Local residents selected from the fresh produce provided by local farmers who are part of Roots Food Hub, a food […]

Little Tokyo HEAL Festival

On Saturday, July 22nd, APIFM hosted a Healthy Eating & Active Living (HEAL) Community Festival in Little Tokyo at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) in partnership with Sustainable Little Tokyo (SLT) and the Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC). The event opened with Tai Chi & Qi Gong exercises lead by Jacqueline Rice […]