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Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Vote – Michigan

Focus Population: Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community of Southeastern Michigan-all age ranges, emphasis on Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

Partners: American Citizens for Justice, Mai Family Services, Bangladeshi American Political Action Committee, MAPAAC (Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission), FILAMCCO (Filipino American Community Council of Michigan)

  • Implemented culturally responsive community health resource seminars (offered in a variety of languages),
  • Developed community mental health check-ins including the Communi-Tea monthly social check-in series.
  • Established a series of workshops and community-based socials featuring speakers who presented on mental health and wellness-based topics - to introduce the community to and destigmatize the topic.