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APISSWA Mission Statement

The Asian Pacific Islander Student Social Work Association (APJSSWA) is grounded on solid social work principles of advocacy, awareness, empowerment, and the embodiment of sociocultural consciousness; thereby, it aims to uphold these fundamental values within the auspices of the School of Social Work and the community at large for the common good.


- To serve as a resource base for students and faculty interested in gaining a deeper understanding of Asian Pacific Islander issues through the provision of relevant research materials.

- To create a forum where interested parties can learn and participate in mutally­enhancing cross-cultural experiences.

- To provide networking possibilities for students within the social work field.


We are recruiting new members! All are welcome!  Please check the breezeway for more information about upcoming events or contact and of our Faculty Advisors or officers:

Dr. Phil Tan 

Dr. Brian Lam

Dr. Chikako Nagai

APISSWA President: Allen Liu

Welcome to the new semester and academic year.  Have a fruitful and peaceful 2010/2011 Academic Year.