A brand new organization...
"Giving a voice and a face to Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities in California"
We are a small, yet strong grassroots organization of APIs with and without disabilities who believe that disability issues need to be on the same platform as all civil rights issues in the API community and in the general community.
Come join us to celebrate May Asian Pacific American Heritage Month through a night of comedy!
May 15th 2013 -
Come hear talented Bay Area AAPI Comics with disabilities in a free evening performances!
Donations welcome to benefit Asians & Pacific Islanders with
Disabilities of California (APIDC)! (See attached flyer for more details.)
- Jean Lin, APIDC Outreach Coordinator, provided public
testimony to the California Department of Rehabilitation at a hearing
held in Berkeley. Asian Community Mental Health Services was the other
AAPI organization to participate. Read Jean Lins' testimony.
3/9/2011 -APIDC Attends Meeting with Secretary of Health & Human Services Sibelius
On March 9, 2011 APIDC Executive
Director Daphne Kwok along with Asian American & Pacific Islander
stakeholder groups met with Secretary of Health & Human Services
Kathleen Sibelius, Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health and
Dr. Garth Graham, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health. The
meeting discussed HHS’s priorities regarding the AAPI communities.
Daphne had an opportunity to meet with Dr. Koh to discuss the work of the APIDC
Read about APIDC meeting with Kathleen Sibelius
On Monday, July 26, 2010 Daphne Kwok Appointed To Chair President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
- On Monday, July 26, 2010, President Obama appointed Daphne Kwok of
San Francisco, Calif. as Chair of his Advisory Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islanders.
Read more about Daphne Kwok Appointed To Chair President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders