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IMPACT-AAPI 2021-2022IMPACT AAPI is a learning community that supports academic achievement by Asian American and Pacific Islander students – especially those from Pacific Islander (including  Samoan, Tongan, Chamorro and Hawaiian) and Southeast Asian (including Cambodian, Filipinx, Hmong, Lao and Vietnamese) backgrounds.

(Artwork by Mindy Nguyen, IMPACT AAPI '21-'22 cohort)

About Our Name

group of students outside with face masks

Our name stands for

Initiatives to 



Academic achievement and 


focusing on


American and 


Islander students!

Our goal is to close the gaps in academic achievement and transfer among Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students at De Anza, especially students from backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented or underserved in higher education.

IMPACT AAPI is a project of the Student Success and Retention Services program, which is part of the Equity and Engagement Division at De Anza College.  

Meet the New Team!

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