Videos

Leadership Training Session, Aug. 2015

The Cultural Influences of Tobacco Use in the Cambodian Community

Acting Out Support for California’s SB 291

Community Advocacy: Rowing Together – Part 1 

Community Advocacy: Rowing Together – Part 2


Topical Videos

Creating Comfort by “Talking Story”

Those delivering health care and other services to Native Hawaiian communities often find that taking a few minutes to Talk Story with patients is critical to creating the sense of comfort required to properly perform their jobs.


Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Cancer Burden 

Dr. Moon Chen, Lead Principal Investigator for AANCART, explains that Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders face a unique, unusual, and unnecessary cancer burden.


Profile of RAISE Partner Asian Services In Action (ASIA) (NE Ohio) 

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) is a community, non-profit organization focused on providing culturally and linguistically appropriate information and services to Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and other communities in Northeastern Ohio.


Profile of RAISE Network Partner Hui No Ke Ola Pono (Maui)

Hui No Ke Ola Pono provides preventative health care to Native Hawaiians and other community members on the island of Maui, in a culturally sensitive way.


Profile of RAISE Network Partner Na Pu’uwai (Moloka’i)

Na Pu’uwai provides preventative health care to Native Hawaiians and other community members on the small, rural island of Moloka’i, in a culturally sensitive way.


Profile of RAISE Network Partner AANCART (short version) 

Dr. Moon Chen, from the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training explains the importance of a culturally-tailored approach and a broad network of partners to cancer prevention.


RAISE Network Profile of HOPE Clinic in Houston, TX

RAISE Network Partner, HOPE Clinic, works with a number of community organizations in Houston, Texas, to broaden the reach of its efforts to provide treatment and health education to a broad group of API communities and others in need.


RAISE Network Profile of HOPE Clinic Partner Chinese Community Center in Houston, TX 

RAISE Network Partner, HOPE Clinic, works with a number of community organizations in Houston, Texas, to broaden the reach of its efforts to provide treatment and health education to a broad group of API communities and others in need. The Chinese Community Center is a non-profit focused on Houston’s Chinese community that provides linguistically- and culturally-appropriate outreach assistance and care referrals to HOPE Clinic.


RAISE Network Profile of HOPE Clinic Partner VN Teamwork

RAISE Network Partner, HOPE Clinic, works with a number of community organizations in Houston, Texas, to broaden the reach of its efforts to provide treatment and health education to a broad group of API communities and others in need. VN Teamwork is a non-profit focused on Houston’s large Vietnamese community that provides linguistically- and culturally-appropriate outreach assistance and care referrals to HOPE Clinic.


RAISE Network Profile of HOPE Clinic Partner Chinese Community Center in Houston, TX

RAISE Network Partner, HOPE Clinic, works with a number of community organizations in Houston, Texas, to broaden the reach of its efforts to provide treatment and health education to a broad group of API communities and others in need. The Chinese Community Center is a non-profit focused on Houston’s Chinese community that provides linguistically- and culturally-appropriate outreach assistance and care referrals to HOPE Clinic.


RAISE Network Partner AANCART

Dr. Moon Chen, from the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training explains the importance of a culturally-tailored approach and a broad network of partners to cancer prevention.


RAISE Network Profile of AANCART Partner California Northstate University CARES

RAISE Network Partner, the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training (AANCART), works with a number of community organizations to broaden the reach of its efforts to understand and prevent cancers that affect Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. California Northstate University College of Pharmacy’s student group, CNUCARES, leverages student pharmacists and provides an opportunity connect with communities to improve access to critical health information and screenings.


RAISE Network Profile of AANCART Partner Hmong Women’s Heritage Association

RAISE Network Partner Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training (AANCART) works with a number of community organizations to broaden the reach of its work in understanding and preventing cancers that affect Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. Hmong Women’s Heritage Association is a community center that provides a range of services to the Hmong community near Sacramento, CA.


Day of Equity Slideshow from Pathways of Change Conference, Sept. 2014 

The opening slideshow for the Day of Equity, the final day of APPEAL’s Pathways of Change conference held in San Francisco in September, 2014.


Mark Fenton Takes to the Street as Part of a July 7 Walk Audit 

Walkability Guru Mark Fenton takes to the street on July 7, after explaining how and why to conduct a walk audit as part of July’s Good Eats, Safe Streets!  Video by www.julia-kramer.com

For the full-length video of Fenton’s pre-walk presentation, click here.


Videos Practitioner’s Health Equity Guide Webinar (featuring APPEAL’s Nina Ichikawa)
APPEAL’s Nina Ichikawa contributes as a presenter in this Webinar from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Community Health. This Webinar provides participants with an overview of A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease (Practitioner’s Health Equity Guide) and highlights community examples of health equity integration in tobacco-free living and healthy eating strategies. Participants also learn how implementing strategies for both general and vulnerable population groups benefits health outcomes for all. These presentations are designed to ignite ideas on how to effectively advance and sustain health equity efforts and improve health outcomes.

* The findings and conclusions in this presentation are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


“No Community Left Behind” – ADEPT Launch (Part 1 and 2)

Tobacco control professionals from across the state gathered on August 3, 2011 in Long Beach, California for the official launch of the newly formed ADEPT (Advocacy and Data dissemination to achieve Equity for Priority Populations on Tobacco) Project.

The ADEPT Project is comprised of five partners working with six vulnerable populations: Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL); the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC); Coalition of Lavender-Americans on Smoking & Health (CLASH); who work with the LGBT community; Break Free Alliance, who work with the low socioeconomic status (SES) community; and the University of Southern California (USC), who work with Hispanic/Latino and American Indian communities.

ABC Local News Coverage of ADEPT Launch (August 3, 2011)


Tobacco is a social justice issue
APPEAL Network Member, Peter Cheng, reflects on tobacco’s presence in communities of color from a social justice framework.


APPEAL trainings provide community leaders the opportunity to learn, connect, and share

APPEAL Network Member, Leimomi Shearer, talks about how trainings and conferences have helped her build leadership and capacity for advancing health justice and tobacco control among her local partners in Hawaii


How has APPEAL impacted your work?
APPEAL Network Member, Lee Lo, shares how working with the organization has impacted her work in the community.


APPEAL partners with communities to address health disparities

APPEAL Partner, Ladine Chan, discusses the findings from a collaboration with APPEAL to investigate the impact of tobacco advertisements in two Los Angeles neighborhoods.


APPEAL is building health justice leaders for the future

Eric Mose, an APPEAL youth summit alum, discusses the impact of his involvement in the tobacco control movement as a high school student on his career in health justice.


APPEAL: Building a diverse movement for health justice
APPEAL Network Member, Leimomi Shearer, talks about the organization’s growth and engagement with communities beyond the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander tobacco control movement.


LAAMPP II Talent Show
Talent showcase of LAAMPP II Fellows and Coaches. LAAMPP is a cross-cultural leadership program facilitated by APPEAL to build the capacity of Minnesota’s priority populations to effectively respond to tobacco control issues.