Asian American Association
c/o ASUC Office of Student Affairs/ University of California/ 400 Eshleman
Berkeley, CA 94720-4500
Tel: (888) 411-ASIA (2742)
The purpose of the Asian American Association (AAA) is to be at the forefront of uniting the Asian Pacific Islander Community. AAA seeks to develop proactive and community-oriented leaders through social and educational awareness, as well as service networks. It enhances the quality of life at Berkeley through its focus on diversity appreciation. 

Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area
P.O. Box 190517
San Francisco, CA 94119-0517
The AABA is to provide Asian American attorneys with a vehicle for a unified expression of opinions and positions on matters of concern to all Asian American attorneys, to encourage and to promote the professional growth of its members, and to foster the exchange of ideas and information among its members and with the legal community at large. 

Asian American Cancer Support Network
P.O. Box 2919
Sunnyvale, CA. 94807
Tel: (650) 967-2305
Fax: (408) 716-2771
Asian American Cancer Support Network seeks to become a community resource network for Asian Americans affected by cancer in the Bay Area through social programs 

Asian Americans for Community Involvement
2400 Moorpark Ave., Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95128
Tel: (408) 975-2730
Fax: (408) 975-2745 
It’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in the community focusing on Asian Pacific Americans.

Asian Americans Donor Program
2169 Harbor Bay Parkway
Alameda, CA 94502
Tel: (510) 568-3700
Fax: (510) 568-2700
The Asian American Donor Program (AADP) is a community non-profit organization geared towards saving lives of Asian Americans by getting them to register as potential marrow/stem cell donors.

Asian American Journalists Association - National Chapter
5 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415) 346-2051
Fax: (415) 346-6343
The Association has 17 chapters nationwide and seeks to: Increase employment of Asian American print and broadcast journalists; assist high school and college students pursuing journalism careers; encourage fair, sensitive and accurate news coverage of Asian American issues; and support for Asian American journalists. A membership organization, AAJA has a 24-hour job hotline (415/346-2261), an annual convention, a quarterly newsletter and various publications. 

Asian American Recovery Services
2024 Hayes Street, Suite 206
San Francisco, CA 94117
Tel: (415) 750-5111
Fax: (415) 386-2048
Asian American Recovery Services, Inc., is one of the largest and most successful substance abuse agencies in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, with convenient office locations throughout San Francisco, Santa Clara, and San Mateo Counties. Multilingual assistance is available at most locations. 

Asia America Multi-Technology Association
3 West 37th Ave., Suite 19
San Mateo, CA 94403
Tel: (650) 773-2293
AAMA is Silicon Valley's leading Asian American high-technology business network promoting the success of US and Asian technology enterprises. 

Asian American Women's Alliance
P.O Box 2463
Cupertino, CA 95015
Tel: (408) 406-7768
Fax: (408) 739-3301
AAWA represents a diverse ethnic group of Asian American women from various professional career fields. Membership is open to all individuals and groups interested in supporting the vision and needs of Asian American women in the Bay Area.

Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center
One Kaiser Plaza, Suite #850
Oakland, CA 94612
Tel: (415) 954-9988
Fax: (510) 419-0263
San-Francisco-based A&PI Wellness Center educates, supports, empowers and advocates for A&PIs living with or at-risk for HIV/AIDS. The oldest nonprofit in North America focusing on A&PI sexual health and HIV/AIDS, it has offices in Oakland and Daly City and a staff which speaks 20 languages.  


Asian Community Mental Health Services
310 8th St, Suite 201
Oakland, CA 94607
Tel: (510) 869-6000
Fax: (510) 970-9750
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 Health Services
818 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Tel: (510) 986-6800
Asian Health Services is a non-profit community health center and community based service organization. The mission of AHS is to serve and advocate for the immigrant and refugee Asian community regarding its health rights and to assure access to health care services. The offer the following services: adult medical care, prenatal, pediatric, HIV testing, social services and health education.

Asian Immigrant Women Advocates
310 8th Street, #301
Oakland, CA 94607
Tel: (510) 268-0192
Fax: (510) 268-0194
Works primarily with low income Asian immigrant women employed as seamstresses, hotel room cleaners, nursing home aides, and electronics assemblers in the Bay Area and Santa Clara county. Seeks to empower women by helping them to exercise their rights and develop the skills necessary to advocate for justice and dignity in their lives and workplaces.

Asian Improv aRts
201 Spear St., Suite 1650
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: (415) 908-3636
Fax: (866) 415-0733
Asian Improv aRts' mission is to produce, present and document artistic works that represent the Asian American experience.

Asian Inc.
1116 Mission St. 4th Fl.
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415) 928-5910
Fax: (415) 921-0182
A non-profit economic development corporation under contract with the Mayor's Office of Community Development of San Francisco. Since 1971, Asian Inc. has assisted minority and women owned businesses in the areas of small business assistance, loan packaging and marketing and procurement.

Asian Law Alliance
9991 West Hedding Street, Suite 202
San Jose, CA 95126
Tel: (408) 287-9710
Fax: (408) 287-0864
A law center providing free and low cost services that are sensitive to the cultural and legal needs of the Asian/Pacific Islander and low-income community in Santa Clara County. The staff of attorneys provides legal counseling and representation, community education programs, and community organizing projects. The primary service areas include civil rights, domestic violence, housing, immigration, and public benefits. 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (The Asian Law Caucus)
55 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Tel: (415) 896-1701
Fax: (415) 896-1702
contact form
The nation's oldest Asian Pacific American civil rights legal organization providing legal services, community education, and advocacy assistance to low-income people, with a focus on Asian and Pacific Islander immigrants and refugees. The ALC's multilingual staff offers services in the areas of civil rights, housing, employment, immigration and naturalization, and the rights of the elderly.  

Asian Neighborhood Design
1245 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415) 593-0423
Fax: (415) 593-0424
Provides multicultural, low-income communities with housing and employment services through housing development, architecture, family support, job training, and furniture manufacturing.

Asian Pacific Environmental Network
426 17th Street, Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612
Tel: (510) 834-8920
Fax: (510) 834-8926
APEN seeks to empower low-income Asian Pacific Islander (API) communities to achieve environmental and social justice. APEN strives to build grassroots organizations that will improve the health, well-being and political strength of API communities. 

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
450 Sutter Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: (415) 954-9988
Fax: (415) 954-9999
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum is a national advocacy organization dedicated to promoting policy, program and research efforts for the improvement of the health status of all Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. This is accomplished through policy analysis, research, information dissemination, and community capacity building activities to assure that the health and welfare needs of Asian Pacific Islanders throughout the U.S. will be addressed.

Asian Women's Resource Center (Gum Moon Residence)
940 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: (415) 421-8827 / (415) 788-1008
Fax: (415) 397-6836
Asian Women's Resource Center (AWRC) is a project of the Methodist Church established to address the unmet needs of women and children in geographic and social transition. The center provides a safe sanctuary to live in, and programs that develop life skills. AWRC empowers these individuals, fostering stability, self-reliance, self-determination, and full access to opportunity.

Asian Women's Shelter
3543 18th Street, Box19
San Francisco, CA 94110
Tel: (415) 751-7110 / (415) 751-0880 (Crisis)
Fax: (415) 751-0806
A shelter program for abused Asian women and their children. They provide safety, food, shelter, advocacy, and other resources to assist women in rebuilding violence-free lives. Their services are culturally appropriate and language accessible. Has an on-call pool of multilingual advocates to respond to the wide range of Asian languages spoken in the Bay area.

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 620
Oakland, CA 94612
Tel: (510) 272-9536
Fax: (510) 272-0817
To improve the health status of Asians and Pacific Islanders within the United States and its territories, with a special focus on the medically underserved. This mission is to be accomplished by increasing the quality, accessibility and availability of comprehensive community based health care that is linguistically and culturally appropriate for these populations.

Bay Area Prabasi 
P.O Box 3613 
Fremont, CA 94539 
Their mission is to build a community center for members and other communities to enhance their spiritual, cultural, artistic and social experience through activities related to our rich cultural heritage.

Bridge to Asia
1505 Junaita Way
Berkeley, CA 94702-1103
Tel: (510) 665-3998
Bridge to Asia supports the modernization of the professions in developing countries in Asia. It provides books, journals, and other materials to universities and research centers. It does so in law, medicine, finance, education, science and engineering, and other fields that are critical to development. 

Capture The Dream, Inc.
484 Lake Park Ave., #15
Oakland, CA 94610
Tel: (510) 343-3635
contact form
Capture the Dream, Inc. strives to support the future of youth, empower future leaders, assist disadvantaged families, further education and arts, and capture dreams through enriching programs specially catered to those in need.

Center for Asian Pacific American Women
1750 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
Tel: (415) 310-6978
Develop Asian Pacific American Women nationwide to achieve success and fulfillment in their personal and professional lives, and to lead positive change in their workplace and communities.

Chinese Culture Center
750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108-1809
Tel: (415) 986-1822
Fax: (415) 986-2825
The Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco is a major community-based, non-profit organization established in 1965 to foster the understanding and appreciation of Chinese and Chinese American Art, history, and culture in the United States. 

Chinese for Affirmative Action
17 Walter U. Lum Place
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: (415) 274-6750
Fax: (415) 397-8770
A civil rights group addressing immigrant rights, bilingual access, voting rights, education, census count, telecommunications access, media, and the glass ceiling. Services include counseling, referrals, and placements for SF residents interested in construction, blue collar, and public safety occupations; support for victims of racial discrimination and harassment; career fairs; and mass-targeted recruitment during the year.  

Chinese Historical Society of America
965 Clay Street
San Francisco. CA 94108
Tel: (415) 391-1188
Fax: (415) 391-1150
The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum is the oldest and largest organization in the country dedicated to the interpretation, promotion, and preservation of the social, cultural and political history and contributions of the Chinese in America.

Chinese Historical and Cultural Project
P.O. Box 5366
San Jose, CA 95150-5366
The Chinese Historical and Cultural Project (CHCP), based in Santa Clara County, was founded in 1987 as a non-profit organization to promote and preserve Chinese American and Chinese history and culture through community outreach activities.  

Chinese Progressive Association
1042 Grant Ave, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: (415) 391-6986
Fax: (415) 391-6987
A grassroots membership organization based in San Francisco's Chinatown that empowers the local Chinese American community and promotes justice and equality for all people. Current programs and activities include youth and women's leadership programs, English and citizenship classes, and immigrant rights and environmental justice organizing campaigns.

Chinese Software Professionals Association
P.O. Box 700249
San Jose, CA 95170-0249
CSPA is an established, professional networking community founded in July 1988. CSPA is focused on developing leadership, entrepreneurship, and community, while bridging the gap between US and Asia-Pacific businesses. Through engaging, high-quality live events and online environments, members are able to meet fellow software industry innovators and develop solid business connections.

Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA)
268 Grand Ave.
Oakland CA 94610
Tel: (510) 835-2777
Fax: (510) 835-0164
Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) is a non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life for marginalized communities with special focus on Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities in the Bay Area.

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation
1825 San Pablo, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612
Tel: (510) 287-5353
East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation is a non-profit housing and economic development corporation. 

977 South Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Tel: (415) 282-8705
Fax: (415) 282-8795
Building bridges of peace and compassion through our collective stories. ETH-NOH-TEC is San Francisco-based kinetic story theater that is at once precision choreography, lyrical word-weaving, graceful, playful and poetic.

Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce
Philippine Consulate Bldg.
447 Sutter St., Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94108-0000
Tel: (510) 541-0964 
At the hub of Filipino business activities in the United States is the Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce Inc., an organization established in response to a perceived need to mobilize Philippine business communities in the US.

Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Silicon Valley
100 E Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Tel: (408) 283-0833
FACC was established in 1982 as a non-profit, non-partisan, non-sectarian, mutual benefit corporation. Its goal is to promote learning, product marketing, networking, planning and other business enhancement activities that will sustain economic growth.

Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Northern California
1616 University Ave. 
Berkley, CA 94703
Tel: (510) 841-1513
Fax: (510) 841-8756
Indo-American Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to promote the needs of business owners and professionals, to advance the commercial, financial and civic interest of the indo-American community and to increase the participation of the Indo-American community in the mainstream. 

International Association of Korean Lawyers
1001 Page Mill Rd., Building 1
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Tel: (650) 565-700
Fax: (650) 565-1700
The primary purpose of the organization is to promote communication and friendship between lawyers of Korean heritage around the world. 

Japanese American Citizens League
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Tel: (415) 345-1075
Fax: (415) 345-1077
Founded in 1929, JACL is a membership-based Asian American advocacy organization. Its mission is to advocate for the civil and human rights of Japanese Americans and others, and to promote and preserve the cultural heritage and values of Japanese Americans. With a national headquarters in San Francisco and offices in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Chicago, Seattle, and Fresno, JACL has 112 chapters throughout the United States.

Japanese Community Youth Council
2012 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Tel: (415) 202-7900
Fax: (415) 921-1841
The mission of JCYC is to cultivate and enrich the lives of children and youth from diverse, multi-cultural communities throughout San Francisco and beyond.

Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California
1840 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Tel: (415) 567-5505
Fax: (415) 567-4222
JCCCNC will be an everlasting foundation of our Japanese American ancestry, cultural heritage, histories and traditions. JCCCNC strives to meet the evolving needs of the Japanese American Community through programs, affordable services and facility usage. 

Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana
4883 Ronson Court, Suite A
San Diego, CA 92111
Tel: (858) 467-1727
contact form
The mission of the Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana is to promote goodwill and advance business, civic, educational, and cultural interchange and understanding between the people of Japan, San Diego, and Tijuana.

Korean American Professional Society (president) (PR)
The Korean American Professional Society is a non-profit organization that is devoted to the professional and social development of Korean Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide a forum for networking, community service, and political involvement. 

Korean American Bar Association of Northern California
PO Box 1781
Cupertino, CA 95015
KABANC was founded to encourage and promote the professional growth of Korean-American lawyers and law students in Northern California; to foster networking, support, and the exchange of ideas and information among its members and with the local Korean-American community; and to work with other Asian, minority, and community organizations on matters of common concern.

Korean Community Center of the East Bay
1700 Broadway, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94612
Tel: (510) 547-2662
Fax: (510) 547-3258
The mission of KCCEB is to empower the Korean American and other communities of the Bay Area through education, advocacy, service and the development of community-based resources.

Kearny Street Workshop
1246 Folsom Street, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415) 503-0520
The mission of Kearny Street Workshop is to promote, preserve and present art that enriches and empowers Asian American communities. We provide a base for artists who seek a connection to their roots, their history, and their sense of community. We encourage the creation of new and innovative forms of expression inspired by the Asian American experience. We stress the importance of art as a bridge to cultural understanding.

PO Box 697
Santa Clara, CA 95052
Tel: (408) 436-8393
Fax: (408) 503-0887
To work towards fostering self-reliance and self-confidence in its clients. We believe that a large number of difficulties experienced by Maitri's clients arise out of a real or perceived situation of dependency. This philosophy is encapsulated in Maitri's motto of "Helping Women to Help Themselves."

Manilatown Heritage Foundation
868 Kearny Street
San Francisco, California 94108
The mission of Manilatown Heritage Foundation is to promote social and economic justice for Filipinos in America by preserving history, advocating for equal access, and advancing arts and culture.

Monte Jade Science and Technology Association
2870 Zanker Rd # 140
San Jose, CA 95134
Tel: (408) 428-0388
MJAA is a professional networking association that helps early and mid-career professionals broaden their networks and realize their full personal/career potential. We are young, energetic, and upward-mobile professionals in the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area.

Myanmar Childern's Foundation
216 F Street, #57
Davis, CA 95616 
Tel: (530) 510-9770 
MCF is a 501c3 (non-profit) registered in the State of California. They provide charitable and educational assistance to underserved, orphaned, and impoverished children in Myanmar by developing facilities, programs, and revenue sources that will contribute to the children’s long-term education, care, hygiene, nutrition, and well-being. They work primarily with Buddhist monks and nuns and monastic schools in rural areas that serve as the center of community life and the opportunity for education.


National Association of Asian American Professionals-San Francisco
P.O. Box 282876
San Francisco, CA 94128
Tel: (225) 366-9528
NAAAP-SF is committed to grow stronger and to network into the 21st century throughout Northern California providing many forms of uniquely planned social and professional activities for its members and the Asian American Community.

Nepal Association of Northern California 
NANC's primary aim is to preserve and promote Nepali identity and culture among Nepalis, friends of Nepal, and those interested in Nepal. It also seeks to encourage cooperation, goodwill and mutual support among Nepalis of Northern California.

Nepalese Society of California
778 Hatcher Dr.
Woodland, California 95776 
The mission of the Society is to preserve Nepali Identity by promoting Nepali cultural and social events through the Society of Nepalese and Americans, to foster closer contacts among Nepali and American individuals, families and friends in the United States and in Nepal, and to explore and build cooperative relationship for mutual benefits and advancement with other world citizens and Associations.

Northern California Asian Peace Officers Association 
PO Box 262
Benicia, CA 94510 
The first Asian American law enforcement association, the California Oriental Peace Officers' Association (C.O.P.O.A) was formed in Los Angeles, Califonia.

Pacific Islanders’ Cultural Association
1016 Lincoln Blvd., #5
San Francisco, CA 94129-1721
Tel: (415) 281-0221
PICA’s mission is to develop and perpetuate through education, the histories, cultures, traditional and contemporary folk arts of the Pacific Islanders, mainly through their annual Aloha Festival.

South Asian Bar Association of Northern California
P.O Box 2733
San Francisco, CA 94126
The South Asian Bar Association – Northern California chapter (“SABA-NC”) was founded in 1993 to ensure that Bay Area South Asian lawyers were provided an avenue to develop professionally, network among peers and volunteer within the South Asian community.

Taiwanese American Citizens League (San Fransisco Chapter)
The purpose of the Taiwanese American Citizens League is to enhance the quality of life for Taiwanese Americans. Our work is largely devoted to building an understanding of Taiwanese American heritage encouraging pride in Taiwanese American identity, developing a strong Taiwanese American community, advocating around issues pertinent to Taiwanese Americans, and helping to contribute to our culture, ever richer in its diversity. 

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE)
415 Oakmead Parkway
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Tel: (408) 567-0700
Fax: (408) 567-0777
contact form 
TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE’s focus is on generating and nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs.

60 29th Street, #614
San Francisco, CA 94110
Tel: (775) 573-8745
Trikone is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people of South Asian descent

Vietnamese Professionals Society
5150 Fair Oaks Blvd., Suite 101-128
Carmichael, CA 95608-5758
VPS is a non-profit worldwide membership organization of Vietnamese professionals with 24 chapters throughout the world. The goals of VPS are: to facilitate the exchange of professional information, the interaction between Vietnamese and non-Vietnamese professionals; to provide the opportunity for students, professionals, and the public to learn about the current conditions and needs in Vietnam; to provide the necessary resources for the process of renewal of Vietnam; and to contribute toward the advancement of the welfare of the Vietnamese people, and to the formation of a democratic Vietnam. 

YMCA SF - Chinatown
855 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: (415) 576-9622
fax; (415) 982-0117
contact form
The YMCA in Chinatown, San Francisco has served thousands of Chinese girls, women and their families for over 80 years. Currently, through our STAARR (Strength through Awareness, Achievement, Respect and Responsibility) programs, we offer Asian teenage girls support groups and classes on health, nutrition, healthy relationships and leadership development. A mentoring program will start in fall 2000. We also have an afterschool program and a coeducational summer camp for younger children. Adult programs include language and skills building classes and lectures.

Yu-Ai Kai (Japanese American Community Senior Service)
588 North 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Tel: (408) 294-2505
Fax: (408) 294-0343
The purpose of Yu-Ai Kai is for the advancement of the health, education and well-being of older adults in the Japanese American community through the development of culturally relevant programs, the provision of bilingual services, the dissemination of information affecting older adults and by the development of intergenerational support programs.

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