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through COVID-19

The mission of the Union of Pan Asian Communities is to improve the general well-being and education of the Asian, Pacific Islander and other ethnic communities of San Diego County. UPAC recognizes the diverse ethnic and cultural identities and strengths of these communities and their need for self-sufficiency.

Learn About Our Programs

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.

Leadership Awards Dinner

Join our Virtual Event

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have shifted our Annual Dinner to a Virtual Event focused on our COVID-19 support and relief efforts. Join us August 10-14 for “Together, We Can Overcome Anything.”

Neighborhood Enterprise Center

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.

Slide To a parent
who cannot afford to feed her children...
We are translators. To the immigrant
who cannot understand his doctor's medical instructions...
We are a helping hand. To the senior citizen
unable to leave his home...
We are a connection to the world. To the teenager
drawn to gangs or illegal activities...
We are a better alternative. For families and children
in search of hope...
We offer choices. To the entrepreneur
who is struggling...
We are a path to self-sufficiency.
To a parent
who cannot afford to feed her children...
We are translators. To the immigrant
who cannot understand his doctor's medical instructions...
We are a helping hand. To the senior citizen
unable to leave his home...
We are a connection to the world. To the teenager
drawn to gangs or illegal activities...
We are a better alternative. For families and children
in search of hope...
We offer choices. To the entrepreneur
who is struggling...
We are a path to self-sufficiency.

Our Programs

Latest Updates

ABC10

UPAC in the News!

Recently, UPAC has been highlighted by local media outlets! View our coverage below. ABC 10News Story on Youth Employees at NEC  Union Tribune Op-Ed Trio on the impact of COVID-19 on AAPI populations   Margaret Iwanaga Penrose: Mental health challenges among AAPI populations are hitting a critical point Dr. William Tseng: The pandemic puts Asian…

Together, We Can Overcome Anything

We’re Going Virtual!

What: UPAC Virtual Event “Together, We Can Overcome Anything” When: August 10-14, 2020 Where: Online! Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have shifted our Annual Dinner to a Virtual Event focused on our COVID-19 support and relief efforts. We hope you’ll join us the week of August 10-14 to learn more about how we’re helping…

COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the country, we stand committed as ever to serve our local communities. Our vital programs and services that focus on mental health, addiction treatment and recovery, health education, and community development are continuing in modified and safe ways, as we know our underserved populations need us right now. Families who…

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