Reaching Asian Americans through innovative and supportive engagement
The Foundation’s grant ($20,000) supported ASIA’s Project RAISE (Reaching Asian Americans through Innovative and Supportive Engagement) community-based social support partnerships with five ethnic voluntary social groups that are committed to community health and wellness.
Support for RAISE’s current partnership with five ethnic voluntary social groups to sustain the Health Liaison programming that was established in 2013 to support and coordinate partner agencies, and to expand the program’s reach and impact.
Community based social support addresses the obesity strategy by increasing physical activity and improving nutrition.
To increase opportunities for healthy eating and active living in AAPI communities by investing in connections and capacity for social support toward healthier living and the reduction of obesity
Four of five coalition members were able to expand with faithbased organization and/or small business to implement healthy eating/active living partnerships and initiatives, which included:
Secured a CDC REACH grant to expand physical activity access by using school facilities for neighborhood usage.