Celebrate the Year of the Dog with the Asian Smokers’ Quitline
** Message from Asian Smokers’ Quitline **
The first day of Lunar New Year is on Feb 16, 2018 and it’s fast approaching! Some of our Asian community members may be busy with getting ready for the Lunar New Year and thinking about a resolution for the year of the dog. ASQ has prepared a pack of lucky red envelopes which will be given to each caller who calls ASQ to inquire about materials on how to quit smoking or to …Read More
APPEAL’s Youth for Equity and Justice Campaign
***A Message for our Executive Director and Board Members***
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
This has been a challenging year for our communities and our country. Immigrant communities, communities of color and LGBTQ people have been under attack led by the growing xenophobic leadership in our country. And if that is not enough, the problems of tobacco and unhealthy eating have increased in many of our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. We, at APPEAL, believe that these injustices against our communities require …Read More
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 future generations.
2017 APPEAL Making Waves Agenda
Presentation slides from panelists will be uploaded soon:
Day of Community and Strategy: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Tobacco and Obesity Data on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders: Data and Community Approach
Paula Palmer, PhD
Claremont Graduate University, …Read More
#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 other flavor additives. Let’s chat about that, shall we?
Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up, and seize control against Big Tobacco. This Kick Butts Day on March 16, 2016, 1-2 p.m. (Pac) APPEAL is gathering groups …Read More
Free Webinar: Tobacco Control in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands
Thank 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 in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. These are two regions with unique challenges in eliminating tobacco-related health disparities. The region’s youth are vulnerable to targeted marketing by the tobacco industry and multiple jurisdictions across the Pacific make creating consistent tobacco control policy uniquely …Read More
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