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  1. Using Culturally Appropriate Family-Focused Practices to Engage the Community

    Objective: To engage the community by using cultural practices to welcoming children into the community and supporting families Description: Hale Na’au Pono believes that all outreach activities must meet a need defined by the community and it must engage the community at all levels of implementation. The concept of Ohana,...
  2. Performing Outreach Through Local Radio and Television

    Objective: To share information about agency programs and services Description: The executive director of Hale Na’au Pono, Poka Laenui, hosts a weekly radio talk show called Hawaiian Potpourri on KWAI 1080am at 6-8 AM on Sundays as well as a television show discussing issues ranging from economics, environment, international law,...
  3. Promoting Wellness and Reducing Stigma Through Culturally Competent Outreach

    Objective: To promote wellness in Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities living in Alameda County and help overcome stigma through culturally competent outreach. Description: API Connection is funded by Alameda County’s Mental Health Service Act to do early prevention and intervention services. By employing culturally-based outreach, education, mental health consultation,...
  4. Asian American and Pacific Islander Outreach at Health Fairs and Community Events

    Objective: To engage community members and share information about services and health issues at cultural and community events Description: Asian Pacific Family Center (APFC): General outreach includes disseminating information about their programs at health fairs and other community events that have a high concentration of AANHPIs as well as through...
  5. Using an Integrated Approach to Improve Access to Care

    Objective: To improve health outcomes for indigent population and clients with both mental health and physical health problems and recognizing using an integrated approach to a person’s overall health. Description: Health Wise, an integrated care program, is a relatively new program but is based on years of experience with the...
  6. Racial Discrimination, Coping Strategies, and Racial Identity Among Black Adolescents

    Prior studies have shown that in the U.S., perceptions of racial discrimination are commonly linked to lower life satisfaction levels, decreased self-esteem, and enhanced depressive symptoms among African American adolescents. This study examined general coping strategies as mediators of the relationship between perceived racial discrimination and depression, and used dimensions...