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 API COMMUNITY VAN TOUR FOR FUNDERS

In collaboration with AAPIP-LA and Southern California Grantmakers, APCF co-sponsors an annual API Community Van Tour to outreach to foundation staff and grow awareness of the API community and the nonprofits serving this community. The half day tour may include an introduction to the history of APIs in the area, site visits to several nonprofits working in the underserved API communities, meetings with local elected officials, and an exploration of the cultural heritage of the area through food and other activities.

 
 

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2019 Chinatown, HiFi & Little Tokyo

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In response to urban development and change, three historic LA neighborhoods are preserving, protecting, and investing in local assets as a strategy to address gentrification and displacement.

 

2018 Los Angeles’ Koreatown

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A diverse and densely populated neighborhood just west of Downtown LA, Koreatown is an area shaped by history (including the 1992 civil unrest) and an urban district undergoing transition and demographic shifts.

 

2017 West San Gabriel Valley

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The San Gabriel Valley is one of the most ethnically diverse regions with the largest concentration of Asian Americans in the U.S., with 8 of the 10 cities with the largest proportion of Chinese Americans nationwide.

 

 2016 San Fernando Valley

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Nestled in the suburban communities of the “Valley” are many API cultures and languages – at 13% of the population with mostly Filipino and Korean along with smaller groups of Thai, Vietnamese, and Indian.

 

 2015 Little India/ Artesia

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An introduction to the South Asian community as well as other API communities in the Artesia and Cerritos area known as “Little India.”