Support APIDA Community through APACC Programs and Services

Support APIDA Community through APACC Programs and Services

The Asian Pacific American Cultural Center works to make Colorado State University a safe and supportive space for Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, Asian American (including Southeast Asian, Desi, adopted, and mixed race) students and other historically marginalized communities. The center is focused on building community, working to remove barriers, and providing access to resources to support students in finding fulfillment and success while at CSU and beyond.

In our new virtual space, we have prioritized connection, education, mental health, and providing a safe space for our members. This past month, our office has celebrated Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month. We have shared content through social media and hosted events for our community to join, connect, and share. While this month is a time to focus and celebrate our community, we recognize how difficult this last year has been and we see how our community is struggling. Anti-Asian racism and aggression to members of our community have left several of our students, staff, and faculty hurting and feeling unsafe. 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Our APACC office and staff are consistently working to support our campus community through education, ongoing programing, one-on-one support, and providing spaces to connect with one another. You can support all of these efforts through donations to any of our fund opportunities.

  1. Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center Endowment: Provides funding for educational and cultural campus-wide programs to enhance the campus environment as well as matriculation, retention, and graduation of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) students.
  2. Dr. Linda Ahuna-Hamill Memorial Scholarship: Provides scholarships to students who demonstrate strong character or leadership through community service or other involvement that advances the Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American (APIDA) community.
  3. Patricia and Robert Memorial (PRM) Impact Award: Provides initial application funding for APIDA students at CSU with limited financial means to consider applying for Education Abroad, Semester at Sea, or Alternative Break opportunities. 


With your help, our students will continue to thrive at the University. Please spread the word by sharing this campaign link - email it to anyone you believe would like to support us or post on your social media accounts. Click here to see the full list of programing from APIDA Heritage Month with links to video recordings. Follow us on Instagram @csu.apacc to see current posts and content from our office. If you have any questions, please email us at asa_support@colostate.edu.

Thank you for your generous support!