The mission of #NotTheSame is to raise awareness and to break the "model minority" myth that assumes all young Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are successful and have unlimited access to college and opportunities. This campaign is inspired by the unheard AAPI stories of homelessness, poverty, refugee struggles, bullying and prejudice.
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Since 2003, APIASF has recognized, supported and empowered the real journeys of AAPI students by providing them with financial resources and support to access, persist and succeed through college – ultimately contributing to a more vibrant America.
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Your donation will support the overlooked AAPI students who strive to attend college and ultimately strengthen communities nationwide. These students have struggled through significant obstacles, and your support will help them prosper to become the nation’s next generation of leaders.Donate Now