AJ Titong is a communications specialist for the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), a national health justice organization which influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.
AJ Titong has an expertise in visual storytelling, social media, brand awareness, and multimedia design. She manages online mobilization campaigns, oversees branding and marketing strategies, and provides strategic communications technical assistance to partnering agencies across the country and in the Pacific Island jurisdictions. She is also a member of the Bay Area Cause Communications group, a former board member of the Daly City Partnership Collaborative and the Liwanag Kultural Center, and has provided communications and design support to local community-based organizations and small businesses.
Many of her accomplishments have stemmed from her experiences within community work, marketing, campaigning and publishing. As a native of Daly City, CA she has worked closely with Filipino and Filipino American communities striving for higher education and equality. AJ has also campaigned for immigrant rights (DREAM Act) and has co-edited the book Underground Undergrads: Undocumented UCLA Students Speak Out.
AJ graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Asian American Studies with a focus in Communications and from the Art Institute of San Francisco with a degree in Advertising and Design. She loves interweaving data and storytelling into purposeful design, runs marathons for the views, and loves getting lost in new places.