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Asian American Psychological Association

The Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) was founded in 1972 as a group effort spearheaded by a small but dedicated and influential handful of Asian American psychologists such as Derald Sue, Stanley Sue, Roger Lum, Marion Tin Loy, Reiko True, and Tina Yong Yee. What began as informal meetings to stay connected and offer an exchange of information and support among this select group in the San Francisco Bay Area has become a major ethnic minority psychological association with more than 400 members. The growth of the AAPA as an influential force within psychology reflects the growing needs and demands of the Asian American population, which is currently the fastest growing ethnic minority group in the United States.

Since its inception in the 1970s, the AAPA ...

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