Asian and Pacific Islander American Staff Association

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of APIASA is to promote the treatment of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans involved in the educational process at SJDC and in the local community. We are dedicated to the following objectives:

  • to advance the professional, educational, civic, and social interests of our members;
  • to stimulate community interest in all phases of education and to encourage constructive action to help meet the educational and cultural needs of the community;
  • to provide Asian and Pacific Islander American students access to higher education by granting monetary scholarships;
  • to promote a better understanding and cultural exchange amongst Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and provide a support system to our members which includes mentorship and honoring our retirees.