The Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence is a national training and technical assistance provider and a clearinghouse on gender violence in Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities. It serves a national network of advocates, community members, organizations, service agencies, professionals, researchers, policy advocates and activists from community and social justice organizations working to eliminate violence against women. Its goals are to strengthen culturally-relevant advocacy, organize communities, and influence public policy and systems change. It analyzes and addresses critical issues, provides technical assistance, trains advocates and systems personnel, conducts primary and secondary research, and engages in policy advocacy. The API Institute is a program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum.