We envision a future…

in which Asian American and Pacific Islander communities and all communities of color have the economic resources and opportunities they need to thrive.

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Our Mission

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development’s (National CAPACD) mission is to improve the quality of life for low-income Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by promoting economic vitality, civic and political participation, and racial equity.

Programs

As a national intermediary, we provide training, technical assistance, tools, and resources to community-based organizations that serve and represent AAPI communities. View all Programs

Programs
Asset Building

supports innovative, culturally relevant projects that improve financial security for low-income AAPIs and broaden opportunities for building wealth.

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Policy & Advocacy

We build coalitions, publish original research, and advance a national policy agenda that promotes economic, racial, and social justice. View all Policy & Advocacy

Policy & Advocacy
Policy Platform

Through its national influence efforts, National CAPACD seeks to achieve the following for low-income AAPIs and all communities of color.

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Data & Research

As a national thought leader and advocate, we publish research that builds public awareness of issues that impact low-income AAPI communities. View all Data & Research

Data & Research
AAPI Poverty Profiles

According to the 2015 1-Year ACS, there are current 2.14 million AAPIs living in poverty. Access infographics and profiles on AAPI poverty in the United States.

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Announcements

Review the latest news and updates from National CAPACD.

National CAPACD Announces the Release of Economic Empowerment RFP
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National CAPACD Welcomes New Board Members
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A Message From Our Executive Director
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Newsroom

Stay informed with access to press releases, public statements, newsletters, and media coverage.

National CAPACD Denounces Rule Targeting Immigrants and Low-Income AAPIs
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Pew Research Center’s Report on Income Inequality Challenges Model Minority Myth
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National CAPACD Condemns the Supreme Court Ruling on Muslim Ban
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Acting Director Mulvaney Fires Members of Advisory Boards of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Endangering Financial Well-Being of American Families
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National CAPACD Disappointed With Congress for Passage of Lending Discrimination Bill
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National CAPACD’s Statement on Passage of the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Bill
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