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 Welcomes New Board Members
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A Message From Our Executive Director
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For Financial Capability Month, National CAPACD Launches its Immigrant Integration Video

Learn more about National CAPACD’s partnerships to support Lending Circles in AAPI communities by viewing our Immigrant Integration Video.

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Newsroom

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

Lessons for All Americans Found in Groundbreaking Report on Wealth Building Strategies Rooted in the History and Culture of Native Hawaiians
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Who Will Lead Community Development Corporations?
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CFPB payday lending rule will disrupt abusive lending, protect families from financial predators
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Should Chinatowns Stay Chinese?
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National CAPACD Condemns Attack on Immigrant Youth, Vows to #DefendDACA
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National CAPACD Executive Director Seema Agnani in “The State of the AAPI Community”
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