Training & Events

Join PI-CoPCE and partners for the trainings and events listed below.

Ongoing Podcast Series

Koviki Talk Podcast
Mondays starting September 14 – 5:00-6:00pm PDT
Join LIVE on Facebook – @PI-CoPCE @Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response @Empowering Pacific Islander Communities @PolyByDesign OR on Zoom – bit.ly/KovikiTalk-Zoom

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the inequities across many areas in our society including health care, research, policy, and essential community services. Although data that separates Pacific Islander numbers from the general population is limited, the states and counties that are reporting this data show Pacific Islanders are disproportionately affected by COVID-19—with some regions seeing rates of infection up to five times that of white people.

Join the Pacific Islander Center of Primary Care Excellence (PI-CoPCE) with partners for the Koviki Talk, a limited podcast series on all things Pacific Islanders, COVID-19, and seeking wisdom to learn more about how the Pacific Islander community is responding.

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NHPI Voter Week of Action: COFA Health Justice

October 15, 2020 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm PDT

Register at bit.ly/PasifikaYYATownhall

Join the townhall as Pasifika youth & young adult leaders engage in critical discussions on why now more than ever, YYA leadership matters in driving social justice change in our communities. Hear exciting perspectives, and also understand what issues are most critical with our young Pasifika leaders.

NHPI Voter Week of Action: COFA Health Justice

October 14, 2020 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm PDT

Register at bit.ly/pasifikaclimatejustice 

This workshop will highlight environmental and climate issues that has driven the displacement of Pacific Peoples and have largely contributed to the Pasifika Diaspora in the U.S. continent as Pacific Peoples leave their cultural homelands becoming climate refugees in the U.S. Pasifika families experience environmental racism that has led to sickness and mental health disparities such as high autism rates, high infant mortality rates, high cancer rates and other ailments. Join us to learn practical tools of advocacy to join the Pasifika Climate Justice movement.

NHPI Voter Week of Action: COFA Health Justice

October 13, 2020 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm PDT

Register at http://bit.ly/COFAWomenforHealthJustice or on Facebook LIVE – @PacificIslanderCommunityAssociation  · Community Organization

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Our panel elevates and celebrates the leadership of Pacific Islander COFA women in leading the COFA Health Justice movement. Panelists will highlight the critical nuances of COFA migrants who face unique health disparities and will speak on policy implications towards promoting social justice for our COFA communities across the United States. 

Moderator: Melisa Laelan, Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese

Panelists: Josie Howard, Jiji Jally & Michelle Pedro

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NHPI Voter Week of Action: Pasifika & Native Solidarity 

October 12, 2020 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm PDT

Join LIVE on Facebook – @PacificIslanderCommunityAssociation  · Community Organization

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Our panelists will provide an understanding of the way that Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders have worked in solidarity with Native Americans and Native Tribes in advancing Indigenous solidarity between Oceania and the U.S. continent. Panelists will illuminate where NHPI work align, integrating NHPI liberation work with Native American Tribal Sovereignty.

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NHPI Voter Week of Action

October 12 – 16, 2020

Join LIVE on Facebook 

National NHPI Voter Week of Action is an entire week dedicated to talking and learning about the issues that matter most to Native Hawaiian (NH) and Pacific Islander (PI) communities, the ones that impact us at the ballot box and beyond. We know voting is just ONE of the many ways some can create the future we want for our communities.

We hope this week inspires you to vote AND…

Vote & Organize

Vote & Heal

Vote & __________

Tell us your path to freedom.

Our voices and our votes matter now more than ever. Please help us by creating local content and using our media kit throughout the week: https://www.dropbox.com/t/9ePJ8Z2WpI3Hw2sK

Koviki Talk Podcast: Seeking a Wisdom 201

October 12, 2020 

Join LIVE on Facebook @PI-CoPCE @Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response @Empowering Pacific Islander Communities @PolyByDesign OR register at bit.ly/KovikiTalk-Zoom

Watch now

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the inequities across many areas in our society including health care, research, policy, and essential community services. Although data that separates Pacific Islander numbers from the general population is limited, the states and counties that are reporting this data show Pacific Islanders are disproportionately affected by COVID-19—with some regions seeing rates of infection up to five times that of white people.

Join the Pacific Islander Center of Primary Care Excellence (PI-CoPCE) with partners for the Koviki Talk, a limited podcast series on all things Pacific Islanders, COVID-19, and seeking wisdom to learn more about how the Pacific Islander community is responding.

In this episode, “Seeking Wisdom 201,” Carl Johnson and Annette “Nackie” Fiso-Moli of PolyByDesign sat down with Dr. Andrew Ah Young and Dr. Raynald Samoa to break down how community-based research can help us gain new wisdom.

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Koviki Talk Podcast: Faith in Action 

October 5, 2020 

Join LIVE on Facebook @PI-CoPCE @Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response @Empowering Pacific Islander Communities @PolyByDesign OR register at bit.ly/KovikiTalk-Zoom

Watch now

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the inequities across many areas in our society including health care, research, policy, and essential community services. Although data that separates Pacific Islander numbers from the general population is limited, the states and counties that are reporting this data show Pacific Islanders are disproportionately affected by COVID-19—with some regions seeing rates of infection up to five times that of white people.

Join the Pacific Islander Center of Primary Care Excellence (PI-CoPCE) with partners for the Koviki Talk, a limited podcast series on all things Pacific Islanders, COVID-19, and seeking wisdom to learn more about how the Pacific Islander community is responding.

In this episode, Carl Johnson and Annette “Nackie” Fiso-Moli of PolyByDesign sat down with Karla Thomas of the NHPI COVID-19 Data Policy Lab and Alina Fa’aola of Oakland Pacific Islander Network.

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Koviki Talk Podcast: Seeking a Cure

September 28, 2020 

Join LIVE on Facebook @PI-CoPCE @Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response @Empowering Pacific Islander Communities @PolyByDesign OR register at bit.ly/KovikiTalk-Zoom

Watch now

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the inequities across many areas in our society including health care, research, policy, and essential community services. Although data that separates Pacific Islander numbers from the general population is limited, the states and counties that are reporting this data show Pacific Islanders are disproportionately affected by COVID-19—with some regions seeing rates of infection up to five times that of white people.

Join the Pacific Islander Center of Primary Care Excellence (PI-CoPCE) with partners for the Koviki Talk, a limited podcast series on all things Pacific Islanders, COVID-19, and seeking wisdom to learn more about how the Pacific Islander community is responding.

In the third episode, Carl Johnson and Annette “Nackie” Fiso-Moli of PolyByDesign sat down with Dr. Andrew Ah Young and Dr. Raynald Samoa to break down the steps to seeking a cure.

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Koviki Talk Podcast: Census 2020

September 21, 2020

Join LIVE on Facebook @PI-CoPCE @Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response @Empowering Pacific Islander Communities @PolyByDesign OR register at bit.ly/KovikiTalk-Zoom

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the inequities across many areas in our society including health care, research, policy, and essential community services. Although data that separates Pacific Islander numbers from the general population is limited, the states and counties that are reporting this data show Pacific Islanders are disproportionately affected by COVID-19—with some regions seeing rates of infection up to five times that of white people.

Join the Pacific Islander Center of Primary Care Excellence (PI-CoPCE) with partners for the Koviki Talk, a limited podcast series on all things Pacific Islanders, COVID-19, and seeking wisdom to learn more about how the Pacific Islander community is responding.

In the second episode, “Census 2020” Carl Johnson and Annette “Nackie” Fiso-Moli of PolyByDesign sat down with Corina Penaia and Esther Kia’aina to discuss the Census.

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Koviki Talk Podcast: Seeking Wisdom 101

September 14, 2020 

Join LIVE on Facebook @PI-CoPCE @Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response @Empowering Pacific Islander Communities @PolyByDesign

Watch it now 

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the inequities across many areas in our society including health care, research, policy, and essential community services. Although data that separates Pacific Islander numbers from the general population is limited, the states and counties that are reporting this data show Pacific Islanders are disproportionately affected by COVID-19—with some regions seeing rates of infection up to five times that of white people.

Join the Pacific Islander Center of Primary Care Excellence (PI-CoPCE) with partners for the Koviki Talk, a limited podcast series on all things Pacific Islanders, COVID-19, and seeking wisdom to learn more about how the Pacific Islander community is responding.

In the first episode, “Seeking Wisdom 101” starting next Monday, September 15 – Carl Johnson and Annette “Nackie” Fiso-Moli of PolyByDesign sat down with Dr. Andrew Ah Young, Dr. Raynald Samoa, and Dr. Nia Aitaoto to break down how community-based research can help us gain new wisdom.

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