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.

Taste of Culture

Join us for our new Taste of Culture fundraising event taking place on Wednesday, May 18th at UPAC’s Neighborhood Enterprise Center. Purchase your ticket today!

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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How to Respond to Anti-Asian Harassment

How to Respond to Anti-Asian Harassment Written by: Cas Hom, SDSU Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Association  What is Happening Discrimination and hate crimes have been on the minds of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the past few years, and rightfully so. Although anti-AAPI hate is not new, prejudice, discrimination, and…

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We Have Our Pride

Written by: Anny Nguyen, SDSU Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Association February 1st marked the rise of the second new moon after the winter solstice and the beginning of Lunar New Year. Lunar New Year is a celebration that can last for 15 days until the arrival of the first full moon. In 2022, we…


UCSD Research Study: Intervention for Loneliness among Older Adults

Researchers at UC San Diego are conducting a research study to improve loneliness and social isolation in older adults in San Diego. This study involves participating in a program that has been designed to reduce loneliness and social isolation by helping you to engage socially. If you meet criteria for this study and agree to…

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