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MISSION STATEMENT
 
 
  • To promote unity & strength among the Polynesian/Pacific Islanders Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender community. (LGBT)
  • To provide support and guidance to our youths regarding sexual orientation and how it is viewed within the Polynesian/Pacific Islanders culture.
  • To provide awareness to the LGBT, Polynesian/Pacific and greater community on issues regarding the prejudices and difficulties LGBT Polynesians/Pacific Islanders face and to propose potential solutions.
  • To provide education regarding the various Polynesian/Pacific Islanders cultures and the difficulties of assimilation into the United States society without losing their heritage.
  • Provide a positive, life-affirming experience for people affected and infected by HIV. 
  • To offer a referral service to Polynesians/Pacific Islanders to help them address problems they face as recent immigrants to the United States.
  • To share our culture with the greater community through traditional songs and dance.
  • To Increase awareness and knowledge about the services and programs offered by the benefiting organizations.
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The United Territories Of Pacific Islanders' Alliance (U.T.O.P.I.A) originated in San Francisco, California in March 1998. The organization was formed to provide support to the Polynesian Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, andTransgender community.
 
Originally, the group identified themselves as GPAC (Gay Polynesians Alliance/California). In February 1999, the name was changed to UTOPIA.

The new name was better suited to represent the diversity of the club. UTOPIA has been a support organization for GLBT Polynesians and friends consisting of members from Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, Tahiti and Fiji. UTOPIA hopes to strengthen its alliance by recruiting members from all of Polynesia and South Pacific.