Empowering Pacific Islander Communities (EPIC) is promoting social justice by engaging Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities through culturally relevant advocacy, research, and development.

Build Power

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Educating the broader community about the various cultures, values, and diversity of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, and earning a seat at the table enables us to work in concert towards more effective solutions to our challenges.

Build Knowledge

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As policy becomes increasingly data driven, EPIC promotes research that focuses on issues that matter to Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities and accurately represents us.

Build Leaders

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Developing the capacity of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities in the U.S. requires investing strategically in leadership pipelines, ensuring access to critical services, and designing culturally relevant programs.



Our work is made possible by the generous support of the following funders...