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.

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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.

Help Spread Holiday Cheer!

The holiday season can be difficult for many of the families UPAC serves. To help alleviate financial burdens, we’re hosting a Holiday Drive to supply our clients with basic needs and gifts for their families. Learn how to get involved!

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.

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As 2021 Comes to an End…

Written by: Ann Huynh, SDSU Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Association Trigger Warning: Mention of Anti-AAPI Hate Crimes As we approach the final weeks of 2021, many of us may be going through a time of reflection about how this year has gone. As reported by NBC News, the Asian Pacific Islander population saw over a…

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UPAC Holiday Drive

Many of the clients UPAC serves are low-income and the past year and a half has created even greater financial hardships. These struggles make it difficult to maintain stability, especially during the holidays, a time when families should be able to come together and enjoy spending time with their loved ones. We’re looking for generous…

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Stop AAPI Hate

We are deeply saddened by the news of shooting deaths of eight individuals, including six Asian women, at three spa establishments in Atlanta on Tuesday night.  In spite of the fact that the man charged denied his killings were racially motivated, the tragic deaths occurred during a time when our nation has experienced a dramatic…

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