Learn About Our Programs
UPAC provides a variety of programs to support the well-being of our community. Explore what we have to offer and how we can serve you.
Visit the Neighborhood Enterprise Center
Opened in 2018, our social enterprise in City Heights includes The Neighborhood Café, the YBE Print Shop and a Community Gathering Space. Visit us at 5296 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92105.
August 1, 2022
Congratulations to UPAC President & CEO, Margaret Iwanaga Penrose, for being recognized as a Top 50 API Leader of Influence by San Diego Business Journal. For over 33 years, Margaret has fearlessly led the organization and made a drastic impact in the lives of San Diego immigrant and refugee families.
July 19, 2022
Congratulations to our 2022-2023 Beverley Yip Scholarship Recipients! We’re excited to share a little bit about this year’s recipients. The purpose of the Beverley Yip Scholarship is to provide scholarships to qualified students in need of financial aid to assist them in pursuing post-secondary education and/or training toward a degree or career in social work,…
June 16, 2022
AAPI History Month Written by: Cas Hom, SDSU Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Association In the United States, the month of May is designated as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI Heritage Month). First introduced by Jeanie Jew, a Chinese American staffer on Capitol Hill in 1976, AAPI Heritage Month is meant to…