Meet the API TAP Team

We have intentionally developed our Asian & Pacific Islander Technical Assistance Provider (API TAP) team to provide expertise in a range of areas, including mental health, public health, substance abuse, non-profit planning, evaluation capacity building and research.


Special Service for Groups Research & Evaluation Team (SSG R&E)

Araceli-C-updated.pngAraceli Castellanos, MA (Los Angeles)

Araceli is a Research Analyst with the SSG Research & Evaluation Team. She has expertise in capacity building and technical assistance projects for diverse populations and local non-profits. Read More

Email: acastellanos@ssg.org | Tel: 213-223-0614

placeholder-coming-soon.pngDan Huynh, MPH (Los Angeles)

Dan is a Research Analyst with the SSG Research & Evaluation Team. She has expertise working with diverse communities on health impact assessments and other public health projects. More coming soon

Email: dhuynh@ssg.org | Tel: 213-223-0621

EricaJuhn.pngErica Juhn, MPH (Los Angeles)

Erica is a Research Analyst with the SSG Research & Evaluation Team. She has expertise in Asian American studies and public health and has worked extensively with community based Asian organizations to build evaluation capacity. Read More

Email: ejuhn@ssg.org | Tel: 213-223-0618

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Erica Shehane, MPH, LCSW (Los Angeles)

Erica is the Director of the SSG Research & Evaluation Team. She brings over a decade of experience working in and with community mental health organizations. She has expertise in clinical social work and public health research. Read More

Email: eshehane@ssg.org | Tel: 213-553-9350

Jesse-D.pngJesse Damon, MPH (Los Angeles)

Jesse is a Research Analyst with the SSG Research & Evaluation Team. He has expertise in capacity building, technical assistance and public health, particularly with the Pacific Islander community. Read More

Email: jdamon@ssg.org | Tel: 213-223-0615

placeholder-coming-soon.pngRebecca Ratzkin, MURP (Los Angeles)

Rebecca is the Assistant Director of the SSG Research & Evaluation Team. She brings over a decade of experience working with arts and community-based organizations for strategic planning and evaluation. More coming soon

Email: rratzkin@ssg.org | Tel: 213-223-0623


Subject Matter Experts

Lui_mugshot_2015.jpgCamillia Lui, PhD (Oakland)

Camillia is an Associate Scientist at Alcohol Research Group/Public Health Institute. She has expertise in alcohol and substance use/misuse, as well as program evaluation, survey data analysis, and qualitative research methods. Read More

Email: clui@arg.org

Jacqueline_(Jackie)_Tran_HiRes-7.jpgJacqueline Tran, MPH, DrPH (Orange County)

Jacqueline is an independent consultant with expertise in community-based participatory research, community research ethics and extensive experience working with API communities in California.

Email: jackie.tran@gmail.com