Asian American Government Executives Network (AAGEN)
1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
TEL: (202) 558-7499
Fax: (202) 296-9236
The mission of AAGEN is to promote, expand and support Asian American and Pacific Islander leadership in Government.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice
1620 L, NW, Suite  1050
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 293-2300
Fax: (202) 296-2318
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Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC is one of the nation's leading experts on issues of importance to the Asian American community including: affirmative action, anti-Asian violence prevention/race relations, census, immigrant rights, immigration, language access, television diversity and voting rights. Our expertise is widely acknowledged: in the media, by the public and lawmakers at the very highest tiers of government.

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies
1001 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 296-9200
Fax: (202) 296-9236
The Institute is a non-partisan, nonprofit educational corporation with the goal of increasing the participation of Asian Pacific Americans in public policy on a national level. The Institute's primary objectives are: to collect statistics and other information on APA's; to provide a national forum for increased cooperation among the APA community; to inform APA's about current legislative agenda; to provide summer stipends for APA college students wishing to pursue public policy internships in Washington DC; and to create fellowships for APA college graduates who plan to start careers in Washington DC.

Asian American LEAD (Leadership Empowerment and Development for Youth and Families)
1029 Vermont Ave., NW, Suite 80
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202) 884-0322
Fax: (202) 884-0012
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Asian American LEAD (AALEAD) seeks to promote the well-being of Asian American youth and families through education, leadership development, and community-building.

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
1629 K Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202) 466-7772
Fax; (202) 296-0610
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202) 508-3733
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The first and only national organization of Asian Pacific American Union members. It organizes and works with Asian Pacific American workers, many of them immigrants, to build the labor movement and address exploitative conditions in the garment, electronics, hotel and restaurant, food processing, and health care industries. 

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)
P.O. Box 65073
Washington, DC 20035
Tel: (877) 892-5427
Fax: (877) 892-5427
CAPAL was founded in 1989 with a goal to increase APA participation and leadership in public policy and government. Today, we are a nonpartisan network of professionals in the Washington, DC area who conduct education and outreach on a number of issues. CAPAL conducts monthly forums and workshops on issues of interest and concern to the APA community that are tailored for its members and open to the general public. We also run the Washington Leadership Program, a summer-long public policy educational series designed for college students, and offer competitive scholarships to college students who are interning in Washington.

Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC)
P.O. Box 23184
Washington, DC 20226-3184
Tel: (301) 614-5319
FAPAC is an organization founded in 1985, that promotes equal opportunity and cultural diversity for APAs within the Federal and District of Columbia governments. FAPAC encourages the participation and advancement of APAs in the Government work force.

Filipino Young Professionals
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The Filipino Young Professionals of Washington, D.C. is organized to provide education about Filipino American heritage and to contribute to the Washington D.C Filipino American community through social, recreational, charitable and volunteer activities.

Japan-America Society of Washington, DC
1819 L Street, NW B2
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 833-2210
Fax: (202) 833-2456
The Japan-America Society of Washington DC is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, nonpartisan educational and cultural organization for individuals and corporations with an interest in Japan and US-Japan relations.

Japanese American Citizens League
1629 K Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202) 223-1240
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 Angels, Washington, DC, Chicago, Seattle, and Fresno, JACL has 112 chapters throughout the United States.

Laotian American National Alliance (LANA)
1628 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 370-7841
Fax: (202) 462-2774
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The Laotian American National Alliance (LANA) is the premier resource and advocacy organization in the United States who strives to cultivate the strengths and leadership of all Laotian Americans comprising of the diverse ethnic communities from Hmong, Iu-Mien, Khmu, Lahu, Lao, Tai Lue, Phu Tai, Tai Dam, Tai Phuan and other descendants from Laos who make up the dynamic, collective Laotian American community.

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
1612 KStreet, N.W., Suite 1400
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202) 775-9555
Fax: (202) 775-9333

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NAPABA is a national association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students that strives to be a national network for its members and affiliates. Formed in 1988 by representatives of 23 APA bar associations, NAPABA advocates for the legal needs and interests of the APA community and monitors legislative developments and judicial appointments, promotes APA political leadership, advocates for equal opportunity, works to eliminate violence against Asian Pacific Americans, and builds coalitions within the legal profession and the community at large.

National Association of Asian American Professionals - DC Chapter
PO Box 3402
Merrifield, VA 22116
Tel: (703) 507-4375
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The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that cultivates, supports, and promotes Asian American leaders. NAAAP offers professional development opportunities on the local and national level, engages its membership in community service, and organizes professional networking events.

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development
1628 16th Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 223-2442
Fax: (202) 223-4144
The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (CAPACD) is the first national advocacy organization dedicated to addressing the housing, community, and economic development needs of diverse and growing Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.

Network of South Asian Professionals (NetSAP DC)
P.O. Box 1809
Washington DC 20013 

NetSAP-DC is a non-profit, non-partisan, volunteer-based 501(c)(3) organization committed to identifying and celebrating the diversity of South Asians in America by promoting professional development; encouraging community service activities; raising awareness of the South Asian culture; and providing forums for the discussion of important societal issues.

Organization of Chinese Americans
OCA National Center
1322 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1803
Office: (202) 223-5500
Fax: (202) 296-0540


Founded in 1973, OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit, membership-driven organization based in Washington, D.C. with over 50 chapters and affiliates around the country. Touching hundreds of thousands of AAPIs each year, OCA works with its organizational partners, members, chapters, and supporters to empower the next generation of leaders. 


South Asian Bar Association
P.O. Box 65349
Washington, DC 20035
Tel: (202) 783-5070
The South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C. (SABA-DC) is a voluntary bar association dedicated to the needs, concerns, and interests of the South Asian American legal community in the Washington, D.C. area.

US Pan Asian American Chamber Of Commerce
1329 18th Street NW,
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 296-5221
Fax: (202) 296-5225
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USPAACC is a national non-profit organization, that committed to fostering new trade ties between US business and Asia. It represents Asian and non-Asian American business and professionals in business sciences, the arts, sports, education, entertainment, community and public services. 

Vietnamese Culture and Science Association - Washington DC Chapter (VCSA-DC)
P.O. Box 65872
Washington, DC 20035-5872
Tel: (757) 218-8632

The Vietnamese Culture and Science Association (VCSA) is a non-profit Vietnamese American organization founded in 1990. It has over 500 members, mostly young Vietnamese American professionals in the US and Canada. Based in Houston, Texas, VCSA has chapters in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, San Diego, Washington DC, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Toronto. VCSA promotes excellence in education, leadership and skills development through culture and science. The organization encourages multi-generational and cross-cultural collaborations. We foster civic participation in the mainstream and Vietnamese America.

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