AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) Fund

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In light of the recent rise in violence and racism directed towards the Asian Community, here is a list of non profits that benefit Asian Communities from multiple cultures and walks of life.

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Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta’s mission is to protect and promote the civil and human rights of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in Georgia and the Southeast through policy advocacy, legal services, organizing & civic engagement, and impact litigation. Our vision is a social movement in which communities of color are fully empowered, active in civic life, and working together to promote equity, fair treatment, and self determination for all.

Pakistani American Youth Organization Inc

PAYO’s goal is to ensure youth in Midwood have access to opportunities and resources in order to achieve their goals as civically engaged Americans. PAYO’s mission is to create a safe and supportive environment for young people. The organization’s strategy has three focii each designed to support academic, civic, and professional growth. To foster socially engaged Americans, PAYO offers programs to inculcate service and leadership from a local community perspective, bringing out the importance of not only service to the Midwood community as well as national and global service, since united we stand strong. To bring about academic as well as professional success, PAYO offers enrichment programs that support the educational endeavours of youth and their families,

The Center for Asian Pacific American Women

This is an organization that has applied for and obtained tax-exempt status from the IRS under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

South Asian Youth Action (Saya)

SAYA is a 501(c)3 youth development organization in New York City for students in elementary school through college. Our mission is to foster a strong sense of belonging in youth and provide them with tools to thrive academically, professionally and personally. While South Asian-focused, SAYA is secular, inclusive and committed to connecting youth from all backgrounds to opportunities. Many of our youth are first- or second-generation immigrants and face challenges that can hinder their chances to be academically successful, graduate high school and go to college. SAYA provides an accessible, safe and culturally affirming space for all youth and offers mentorship beyond the classroom so they confidently grow into engaged community members ready for college, career and personal success.

Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center

The Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (APALRC) is the legal advocate for justice for the Asian American community of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Working in partnership with APA communities, APALRC addresses the individual legal needs of low-income and limited-English proficient Asian Americans, advocates for broad-based systemic change on legal and civil rights issues impacting Asian Americans, and empowers APA community members through organizing strategies.

Asian Youth Center

Our mission is to meet the needs of low-income, at-risk, and immigrant youth of all ethnicities through the provision of educational, employment and social services.

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum

Apiahf Is A National Health Justice Organization Which Influences Policy, Mobilizes Communities, & Strengthens Programs & Organizations To Improve The Health Of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, & Pacific Islanders Living In The Us & Its Territories.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice l AAJC

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC’s mission is to advance civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.

Vietnamese American Community Center Of The East Bay

The mission of VACCEB is to support refugees and immigrants to achieve self-sufficiency within one generation of their arrival to the United States.

Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc.

KCS’ mission is to be a bridge for Korean immigrants and the wider Asian community to fully integrate into society and overcome any economic, health and social barriers so that they become independent and thriving members of the community. We accomplish this mission by providing culturally competent programs in the areas of Aging, Education, Immigration, Workforce Development, Public Health, and Mental Health.

Chinese for Affirmative Action

CAA was founded in 1969 to protect the civil and political rights of Chinese Americans and to advance multiracial democracy in the United States. Today, CAA is a progressive voice in and on behalf of the broader Asian and Pacific American community. We advocate for systemic change that protects immigrant rights, promotes language diversity, and remedies racial injustice.

Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc

We exist to provide the Asian and Pacific Islander and low income population in Santa Clara County with equal access to the legal system so they can develop self-sufficiency, self reliance and a better quality of life.

Chinatown People Progressive Association Inc.

The Chinese Progressive Association (CPA), originally founded as the Chinatown Peoples Progressive Association, is a grassroots community organization which works for full equality and empowerment of the Chinese community in Greater Boston and beyond, to improve living and working conditions, and to involve ordinary community members in making decisions that affect our lives. The CPA particularly targets the immigrant, working class sector of the Chinese community.

Asian American LEAD

Asian American LEAD's mission is to support low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after school, summer, and mentoring programs. Asian American LEAD serves youth in Washington, DC, Montgomery County, MD, and Fairfax County, VA.

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