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A Farewell from Scott

Hello friends and family,  I have bittersweet news to share. June 7th will be my last day with API Forward Movement. After nearly 8 years here, I will be transitioning out of my role as Director, and moving to an exciting new opportunity at LA County Department of Public Health.…...

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Local Leadership, Global Impact

Over the last 7 years, APIFM has been a leader on addressing air pollution in the San Gabriel Valley. Working in partnership with youth and local communtiy leaders, we have not only done education workshops for our region, but also have established an entire grid of air pollution sensors to…...

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Learning About Kale at KYCC’s Kids Town

By Courtney Shojinaga, Health Educator For the past three weeks, the preschoolers at KYCC have learning about one of the vegetables that they are growing in their own garden- kale! One health benefit of kale is its high content of Vitamin K, which aids with the formation of blood clots…...

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Kevin Goes to Sacramento

Last week APIFM staffer Kevin Liao made his first-ever legislative visit at an advocacy day hosted by our friends, the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network. APIFM has been a long-time member of CPEHN’s Having Our Say coalition, which brings state-wide nonprofit partners together to discuss key issues impacting communities of color…...

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“I Speak” Cards – An important resource

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…...

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Intern with us this summer

If you are interested, please email a cover letter and resume to info@apifm.org!...

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Pop-Up Produce Stand at Beardslee

Have ya heard? We have a brand-new partnership with Beardslee Elementary School and City of Hope National Medical Center to host a pop-up produce stand! Once a month, we are bringing fresh produce from the farmers we work with through Food Roots to source 150 pounds of yummy fruits and…...

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Air Pollution and Nutrition

Intern Emily Ng helped us do a deep dive into what we can do to protect ourselves against air pollution. Will eating the right thing help protect you 100% against air pollution? No. But it helps to know that these items below can at least help you stay healthier! Download…...

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Little Tokyo to Boyle Heights Bike Ride

Last Saturday (March 9th), APIFM partnered with Sustainable Little Tokyo, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, and Metro on a Jitensha Little Tokyo bike tour from Little Tokyo to Boyle Heights. Fun fact: jitensha (written じてんしゃ) is the Japanese word for bicycle! It also means “self-driven vehicle.” It is…...

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Walk the Walk – Week 4 Results

#walkthewalk Updated: March 1, 2019 at 11:12pm Be on the lookout…we’re having a celebration party over at Wolf and Crane sometime in the middle of March. More info to come soon! Individual League We started this league with 20 folks, and at the end of the competition we have 11…...

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