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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.

Help Spread Holiday Cheer

This holiday season will be especially hard for many of our families. We invite you to help make their holiday season a little brighter by donating a gift, blanket, or other essential items from our Amazon Wish List. Lean more!

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

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UPAC Holiday Drive

This year has brought on new challenges for many of UPAC’s clients. The majority of the families we serve are low-income and the financial uncertainty that 2020 has caused will make this holiday season even more difficult. We’re looking for generous donors to help bring a little holiday cheer to our families. How you can…

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and we’re teaming up with partners across the US to share resources and break the stigma that suicide brings. According to CDC data, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US and there were an estimated 1.4 million suicide attempts in 2018. The data is…

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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…

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