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NABCI is a campaign organized by a group of influencers, connectors and activists concerned about the unique issues that Asian women face related to breast cancer.
The National Asian Breast Cancer Initiative (NABCI) is a not-for-profit initiative that aims to address the unique cultural, linguistic and genetic challenges that Asian women face related to breast cancer.
NABCI is a pilot project currently spearheaded by the Privy Groupe (privy.net), fiscally managed by the Asian Pacific Community Fund (apcf.org), and endorsed by the Asian and Pacific Islander National Cancer Survivors Network, which is part of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (apiahf.org).
A number of Asian-American social media influencers have also agreed to become Asian Breast Cancer Advocates and formally take part in our initiative. Together, NABCI’s Advocates could potentially reach at least one million followers through their social media channels.
USE OF FUNDS: All funds raised will be used for programmatic type of expenses. The NABCI team is in the process of evaluating what types of activities and programs can make the most impact. Thus far, here are a few that we have identified:
build a multi-language information and resource directory website at asianbreastcancer.org
produce printed in-language materials that can be distributed to breast cancer outreach centers throughout the U.S.
solicit and create a Youtube channel for Asian breast cancer survivor stories in multiple languages
create a medical exchange for U.S. and Asia-based breast cancer doctors to share best practices for detecting and treating breast cancer for Asian women
organize a national breast cancer awareness campaign targeting Asian women in the U.S. (especially immigrants)
become an advocate for public policy and research that relate to breast cancer and Asian women in the U.S. and abroad