Educate. Empower. Equity

We empower & strengthen children, families & communities.

The April Parker Foundation Empowers & Strengthens BIPOC communities, veterans, and businesses by providing equitable access to resources and advocacy.

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Our programs

How we help

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Community Services
Culturally relevant, supportive services and valuable resources access.
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Health Equity
Gender, disability, health education, care navigation for underserved areas.
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Economic Development
Outreach and support for underserved small businesses & nonprofits.
Futures First
Tools and support for personal and professional growth provision.
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About us

We strive to impact individuals' lives

The April Parker Foundation is a community-based non-profit organization that is dedicated to community empowerment, serving historically underserved BIPOC communities in Orange and Los Angeles Counties through a range of culturally relevant, highly supportive offerings. We strive to empower disadvantaged individuals, families, veterans, and small businesses with the goal of uplifting our community as a whole.

CORE VALUES

The heart of our organization

At the April Parker Foundation, we are committed to the following core values of community empowerment:

Mission

Our mission is to foster sustainable development and improve health, social, and economic outcomes by collaboratively engaging with community members and stakeholders.

Vision

Our vision is to establish a thriving community by actively strengthening socially and economically underserved individuals, families, and businesses, through the offering of direct services and resources.

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”

- Mother Teresa
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Meet the team

Experts in empowering communities

April Parker

Executive Director​

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John O. Parker

President, Board of Directors

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Di Mike Wang

Chief Financial Officer

Molly Fashola

Chief Legal & Compliance Officer

Damon Colaluca

Chief Operating & Administration Officer

Hear from Community
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“I am blessed to receive support as a single parent. Thank you to the AP foundation!”
Miracle J

Join Our Mission

The April Parker Foundation removes barriers to equitable  access to resource and supportive services to improve the health, social and  economic outcomes of the underserved communities.

AP Cares

Community Services

AP Health

Health Equity

AP Works

Economic Development

Futures First

Empowering Growth