We are a peer-led, community-based network dedicated to advancing Asian women's health and wellness through education, advocacy, and support.

July 2016
Pagoda Raising House Party: Help Raise $5,000 by July 31

A huge thank you to all who attended and/or supported Asian Women For Health's first ever Pagoda Raising House Party on Friday, July 1st! During this intimate event, in the gorgeous space provided by our gracious and generous host, Victoria I, President and Founder of Community Cooks, we had the opportunity to share about our organization, impact, vision, and goals with friends new and old. These wonderful conversations were accompanied by the beautiful piano-playing of the talented Timothy Huynh. We are sincerely grateful for the generous support of all the following contributors:
Victoria I                                            Lindee Goh
Lara Yuen                                          Margaret Anderberg
SongRe & Roger Pennington                 Fanny Chan
Shirley Mark                                        Suzanne Pan
Cindy Comiso                                      Pat Walker
Heidi Lee                                           DeAnne Dupont 
Anthony Goodman                             
Timothy Huynh
Michael Bergman
                                 Gouri Banerjee
Riana Junamil & Brian Rafferty                Sujata Ghosh
Claire Klier                                          Pauline Wadzinski

Through this event, AWFH raised $4,530 to go toward our operations and programs for 2016-2017!
Help AWFH reach our goal of $5,000 by making a tax-deductible donation that is meaningful to you via our website today!
Or send a check to:
Asian Women for Health
83 Wallace Street
Somerville, MA 02144
TEAM Receives $100k from the Hope & Grace Fund

Together Empowering Asian Minds (TEAM) is pleased to announce the launch of a National Public Awareness campaign on Asian mental health in fall 2016, with $100,000 received from the hope & grace initiative by Philosophy.This campaign will reach 150,000 people and engage Asian women with culturally responsive messages and resources. Learn how you can get involved by contacting Chien-Chi Huang at
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Save the Date!
CelebrASIANS Fashion Show
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: This year, Viet Aid (42 Charles Street, Boston) will host the event
Opening Act: MIT's A Capella group SyncopASIANs

This uplifting event is our signature community engagement fundraiser that celebrates the courage and resilience of Asian cancer & trauma survivor models. Last year, not only were we featured in Sampan Newspaper, but more than 150 people showed up in spite of the pouring rain and heavy traffic over the Columbus Day weekend! Check out last year's CelebrASIANS fashion show on youtube!

For sponsorship/advertisement/exhibit opportunity, please complete this form.
Buy a $5 Macy's Savings Pass to Support AWFH!

Get 25% off on August 26th - August 28th, 2016

AWFH is selling $5 savings passes for Macy's 11th Annual Shop for a Cause. Passes are good on all purchases on 8/26/16 - 8/28/16 in every Macy’s store!
Pass entitles shopper to 25% off all purchases. Limited exclusions apply and are listed on the pass. Key brands which rarely go on sale (Coach, Polo, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, INC) are included in the savings pass.

100% of the $5 will directly benefit AWFH!

Email Chien-Chi to buy or sell savings passes
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The United State of Women Summit

On June 14th, the White House Council on Women and Girls, together with the Department of State, the Department of Labor, the Aspen Institute and Civic Nation, held the first United State of Women Summit in an effort to work towards gender equality. The Summit consisted of experts, advocates, and leaders across the nation to highlight achievements and address actions to move forward. Watch the Summit and join the movement! #StateofWomen
State House Event on Peer Support

On June 28th, Chien-Chi Huang, Executive Director and Founder of AWFH, joined a panel of inspiring speakers at The Transformation Center's Celebrating Resilience: How Peer Support Transforms Lives Event. Over 200 people gathered at the State House to celebrate and give voice to the power, purpose and value of Certified Peer Specialists and the peer support movement.
Clean, Donate, Shop,
Do Good!

Asian Women for Health is partnering with Union & Fifth to gather and sell donated designer items from members. All proceeds will help AWFH continue serving and educating women about health!
Calling Sponsors for Newsletter!
We are seeking corporate sponsors for our e-newsletter. For a small monthly fee, have your logo displayed and be recognized by 2,500+ subscribers! 
Educate. Advocate. Reciprocate.

Member of the Month
Before joining AWFH's TEAM (Together Empowering Asian Minds) campaign as their Stakeholder Engagement Liaison, Vicki Yuen spent over eight years at WGBH helping to manage WGBH's overall relationship with public television stations and to extend the reach of their national series through promotion, outreach, events, and partnerships with local stations. Vicki hopes her extensive experience will help TEAM forge powerful allies in their mission to engage, educate, and empower Asian Americans about mental health.
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