In support of our diverse communities

Through advocacy and education, APCA advances health equity for all Arizonans.

Trusted by policymakers, government agencies and a collaborative network of partners, we identify and monitor systemic barriers, provide research and insights, and collect stories that deepen our shared understanding of the impact of health policies on our communities.

Engagement & advocacy

Reproductive Justice Coalition and Art Collaborative

85% of Asian American and Pacific Islander women support abortion access. But many seeking to access reproductive healthcare face language barriers, cultural stigmas and lack of insurance coverage. 

APCA builds lasting community partnerships with other BIPOC organizations around the topic of reproductive justice.

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Community Health and Resource Needs Assessment

APCA is a key partner in large-scale, multi-year health assessments of Arizona’s Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, launching surveys and collecting data to identify priority health issues, available resources and best approaches to meet community needs.

Health Justice Coalition

APCA joins a growing network of partners in the Health Through Action Arizona Coalition to pursue health justice and close health gaps for for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.

Partners collaborate on strategic planning and advocacy, collecting data that informs policy efforts to improve the health of Arizona’s diverse communities.


Dubbed the “silent killer,” diabetes affects a growing number of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

APCA partnered with state and national organizations to host the Arizona Diabetes Summit Asian Community Implications in 2015. The summit featured presentations on cutting-edge diabetes research and new screening guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and the American Diabetes Association.

Building on the work of the Arizona Diabetes Summit, APCA launched the Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) to educate providers and empower at-risk community members with access to care and information to better manage their condition.

Find an upcoming diabetes screening event or diabetes workshop.

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As the fastest-growing population in Arizona, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are making significant economic contributions to our state. 

Yet the stark reality is that while some are finding success, others are struggling.

APCA helped launch A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the West. This demographic report unmasks the challenges our community continues to face and the barriers to services and support.

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Addressing health disparities in Arizona requires having detailed, accurate data that breaks down information by specific groups.

Yet currently, data on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders often hides the barriers to well-being and healthcare that many groups experience.

APCA advocates for comprehensive data collection, analysis and reporting at national, state and local levels to ensure our communities are visible and well represented.

More than 30 Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities call Arizona home.

The State of AAPI in Arizona report identifies the health-related needs, interests and challenges faced by these diverse communities. 

The result of a collaborative effort with Arizona State University Asian Pacific American Studies Program and Asian Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), this report offers special insights that drive community dialogue and inform public health policy.

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