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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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HEAL Intern Spotlight: Leon Foster

What have you been doing as an intern with APIFM? While working with APIFM, I was part of numerous nutrition workshops tailored to older adults and young children. These workshops were no more than a hour long and contained tastings, demos, games, and review questions. It was a little nerve-racking…...

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API Foward Movement Lauches Healthy Eating Workshops at Castelar Elementary in LA Chinatown

Download this press release as a PDF. In late January 2019, Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement (APIFM) launched multiple healthy eating workshop series at Castelar Elementary School in Los Angeles’s Chinatown neighborhood. Each series is at least six weeks long, and aims to promote healthy eating behaviors such as increasing…...

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Walk the Walk – Week 3 Results

#walkthewalk Updated: February 22, 2019 at 10:12pm How y’all feeling? Gosh has February been brutal huh? Rain. Cold. SNOW. The elements are out there against us to get steps this month! If you haven’t already, join our Facebook group to hear about the latest updates, events to get some steps, encouragement, and…...

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Walk the Walk – Week 2 Results

#walkthewalk Updated: February 15, 2019 at 6pm Okay so week 2 is where #walkthewalk gets reaalllyyyy interesting. BTW if you haven’t already, join our Facebook group to hear about the latest updates, events to get some steps, encouragement, and of course…smack talk! Individual League We started this league with 20 folks, and…...

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