Resources

ASIAN AMERICAN ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center | APICC’s mission is to support and produce multidisciplinary art reflective of the unique experiences of Asian Pacific Islanders living in the United States.

Bindlestiff Studio | Cultivates artists who reflect and celebrate the diverse values, traditions, and histories of Pilipino and Filipino American cultures through bold artistic expression and community engagement.

The Center for Asian American Media | CAAM is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. We do this by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.

Eth-Noh-Tec | Founded in 1982 by Artistic Co-Directors Nancy Wang and Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo, longstanding San Francisco artists who have contributed greatly to the Asian American performing arts movement.

Kearny Street Workshop | The oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization. A nonprofit dedicated to presenting, producing, and promoting art that empowers Asian Pacific American communities, with the ultimate vision of a more just society that fully incorporates our historical roots, cultural values, and contemporary issues.

Manila Heritage Foundation | An organization that promotes social and economic justice for Filipinos in America by preserving our history, advocating for equal access, and advancing our arts and culture.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center | OACC builds vibrant communities through Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) arts and culture programs that foster intergenerational and cross-cultural dialogue, cultural identity, collaborations, and social justice.

 

COMMUNITY/PARTNER LINKS

APEX Express | A weekly magazine-style radio show featuring the voices and stories of Asians and Pacific Islanders from all corners of our community.

Audrey Magazine | An award-winning national publication that covers the Asian experience, as seen from the perspective of Asian American women.

Asian Americans for Community Outreach | An organization dedicated to creating a forum in the San Francisco Bay Area where Asian American professionals and students can meet and foster the common goal of community service, benefiting the extended community as a whole.

The Chinese Historical Society | The oldest and largest archive and historical center dedicated to the study, documentation, and dissemination of Chinese American history.

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation | EBALDC is a nonprofit community development organization that builds healthy, vibrant and safe neighborhoods in Oakland and the greater East Bay.

Hyphen Magazine | An Asian American Bay Area-based magazine that covers arts, culture and politics with substance, style and sass.

National Association of Asian American Professionals – SF Chapter | An all volunteer non-profit organization. They serve and support organizations, associations, and enterprises committed to the betterment of the Asian American community.

 

WOMEN’S SOCIAL SERVICE LINKS

Asian Community Mental Health Services | Established in 1974, ACMMS has focused on mental health approaches that are consumer driven and community-based for the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community. Its staff provides services tailored to the APIs in the East Bay in twelve languages and dialects. Its services include Behavioral Health Care Services, Services to the Developmentally Disabled, and Family Support Services.

Asian Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence | The API Institute on Domestic Violence is a national resource center on gender-based violence against Asians, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. We analyze critical issues, provide technical assistance and training, conduct research, and inform public policy.

Asian Women’s Shelter | A shelter program for abused Asian women and their children. Provides safety, food, shelter, advocacy, and other culturally appropriate and language accessible resources to assist women in rebuilding violence-free lives.

National Asian Women’s Health Organization | NAWHO is a national non-profit health organization that achieves health equity for Asian women and families. Goals: to raise awareness about the health needs of Asian Americans through research and education; to support Asian Americans as decision-makers through leadership development and advocacy; and to strengthen systems serving Asian Americans through partnerships and capacity building. Expertise: Civil rights, health, and multicultural services.

Aasra | Or “shelter” in Hindi, was created in 1990 to provide culturally sensitive services to victims of domestic violence in the Asian Indian community. Aasra provides immediate support to battered women and children through its 24-hour hotline available in several Indian languages and conducts bi-annual public forums for the Asian Indian community to increase awareness of domestic violence.