Resources

CalFresh

This Google Map visualizes grocery stores in Los Angeles County that specialize in serving the Asian American and Pacific Islander populations. Green pins indicate grocery stores that accept CalFresh; yellow pins indicate grocery stores that do not accept CalFresh. Each location point also indicates information regarding WIC.

APIFM partnered with researchers in 2016-2017 to gather insight on barriers to CalFresh utilization and suggestions for outreach in four API communities (Tongan, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Filipinx).

Chinatown Food Ecosystem Mapping Project

Our team along with the Chinatown Branch Library Teen Council and local residents are documenting fresh food sources to understand food assets and gaps in Chinatown. The long term goal is to develop models for a sustainable food retail presence in the neighborhood. 

COVID-19

We’re here to help you find translated COVID-19 resources. To find a vaccine provider near you, please visit VaccineFinder.org

For more information, visit the CDC or contact education@apifm.org.

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Impact Reports

2021

2022

2023

Language Rights

The infographics below were developed to help community members understand their language rights. This project is made possible in collaboration with a statewide coalition of organizations working to promote better language access for APIs. To download, select the language you would like to save and click the arrow in the upper right corner to download the image.

Sustainable SGV

APIFM in partnership with the Sustainable SGV Coalition, a group of community leaders passionate about improving our community, will continue to conduct research, increase awareness and take action to focus on land, air, water, and youth activism initiatives in the West SGV. Click on the links below to learn more about these initiatives.

Land
Air 
Water 
Environmental Justice Summer Institute (EJSI)

APIFM In The News

CalFresh Enrollment

Check out the amazing work that the APIFM Enroll LA team has been doing! In March 2022, one of our Enroll LA team members, Nare Park, had the opportunity to speak with the San Fernando Sun about the benefits of CalFresh and how it supports community members in staying nourished. Visit enrollla.org for more info on Enroll LA!

The San Fernando Sun article: “Enroll LA Campaign Seeks to Inform Communities About Public Benefits”

Sing Tao article

Viet Hai Ngoai article

Nguoi Viet article

 

Rethink Your Asian Drink

AOL News: “Go easy on boba tea, popular beverage can be bad for your health”

Epoch Times: 全球糖尿病患者60%为亚裔 喝甜饮前请三思

JTBC:한 컵에 ‘빅맥’ 칼로리…버블티 경고 경보

World Journal: 洛縣衛生局:遠離肥胖 小心亞洲飲料

ABC 7: “Boba Tea can Lead to Obesity and Diabetes, Health Experts Warn” 

KSCI-TV: 아시안 음료 주의해야

KTLA 5: “Health Risks of Boba Highlighted by Local Organizations During Boyle Heights Event”

LA 18: [奶茶是否是健康飲料] 洛城18台晚間新聞07282016

Asian Americana (Podcast): “004 – Boba/Bubble Tea”