Who We Are

The API PACT Program was created through funding support from the California Department of Public Health, Tobacco Control Program. The program is tasked with reducing tobacco-related health disparities among the following priority populations: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians (AANHPI) in a seven (7) county region in the Central Valley including Merced, Mariposa, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings, and Kern.

Our Objectives

The API PACT Program work plan includes the following objectives:

  • Public Policies
    Support the adoption and implementation of policies that prohibit the sale of mentholated and other flavored tobacco products within 1000 feet of schools and other youth-sensitive areas.
  • Tobacco-Free Public Venues & Events
    Support AANHPI organizations with the adoption of tobacco-free policies for outdoor venues, churches or facilities where AANHPI events take place.
  • Youth Engagement
    Empower local Central Valley youth to become champions for reducing the impact of tobacco use in their communities.

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Funded by the California Department of Public Health, California Tobacco Control Program, Contract No. 17-10569