PO Box: 5024
Astoria, NY - 11105 
ADHUNIKA FOUNDATION is a nonprofit charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code. It is a global volunteer based organization. Adhunika Foundation’s primary objective is to promote the usage of technology among the women of Bangladesh in order to bring about positive social change in their lives, thus contributing to the advancement of gender equality in Bangladesh and the empowerment of Bangladeshi women.

American Pakistan Foundation
PO Box 3694
New York, NY 10163
The mission of the American Pakistan Foundation is to create and gain support for projects and initiatives that are important to the future of Pakistan and its relationship with the United States.

120 Wall Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Tel: (212) 248-4888
Ascend is the premier non-profit professional association dedicated to enabling its members, corporate partners and the community to realize the leadership potential of Pan-Asians in global corporations. Ascend has 5,000+ members with 37 professional and student chapters located in major business hubs and campuses. Ascend membership is open to individuals of all ethnicities and backgrounds.

Asia Catalyst
1270 Broadway
Suite 1109
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 967-2123
Asia Catalyst works with community based organizations from marginalized groups in Asia that promote the right to health. They train their partners to meet high standards of effective and democratic governance, to establish a stable foundation for future growth, and to conduct rigorous human rights research and advocacy. They aim to help their partners become leading advocates at the local, national and global levels.

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 288-6400
Fax: (212) 517-8315
A national nonprofit educational organization, the Society provides a forum for promoting a greater awareness of the more than thirty countries broadly defined as the Asia-Pacific region. Through art exhibitions and performances, films, lectures, seminars and conferences; publications and assistance to the media; international corporate events; multi-media materials and programs for students and teachers, the Asia Society presents the uniqueness and diversity of Asia to the American people.

Asian American/Asian Research Institute of CUNY
25 West 43rd Street, Room 1000
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 869-0182/0187
Fax: (212) 869-0181
The Asian American/Asian Research (AARI) of the City University of New York is a university-wide research and resource center that focuses on policies and issues that affect Asians and Asian Americans, and covers four areas: Asian American Studies, East Asian Studies, South Asian Studies, and Trade & Technology Studies.  AARI also offers public lectures and workshops on various topics. AARI serves as a liaison between the City University of New York and the Asian American community.

Asian American Arts Alliance
20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Tel: (212) 941-9208
Fax: (212) 941-7978
The Asian American Arts Alliance provides resources and opportunities for Asian American Artists. They publish a monthly publication, entitled "Asian American Arts Resources Opportunities", which lists jobs, internships, fellowships, grants, competitions, seminars, workshops and opportunities. The Alliance provides information, networking, and advocacy services for Asian American arts organizations and artists, and also serves as a resource for the general public.

Asian American Bar Association of New York
45 Rockefeller Plaza, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10111
Tel/Fax: (718) 228-7206
AABANY is a professional membership organization of Asian/Pacific American attorneys, other attorneys and law students concerned with issues affecting the Asian/Pacific American community. The Asian Crime Victims Project, initiated by AABANY in 1993, provide legal assistance and advocacy services to combat anti-Asian violence and address the problem of underreporting crimes against Asian victims

Asian American Business Development Center
132 Nassau Street, Suite 719
New York, NY 10038
Tel: (212) 966-0100
AABDC was established in 1994, to promote greater recognition of Asian American businesses’ contributions to the general economy. AABDC encourages Asian American businesses to be more actively involved in issues and policies that directly affect them at the federal, state and city levels and provides capacity-building assistance to business entities that enables them to compete in the mainstream marketplace and expand business opportunities.

Asian American Federation of New York
120 Wall Street, 9th Floor
New York, New York 10005
Tel: (212) 344-5878
Fax: (212) 344-5636
The Asian American Federation is a unique resource and unifying voice. A not-for-profit umbrella organization, it offers individualized management, technical and financial assistance to health and human services agencies that meet the needs of New York's Asian American Community. In addition, the Federation serves the entire Asian American community by articulating common concerns and fostering collaboration among people and agencies.

Asian Americans for Equality
2 Allen, Suite 5A
New York, New York 10002
Tel: (212) 979-8381
Fax: (212) 979-8386
AAFE is a community-based, nonprofit organization founded in 1974 to advocate equal opportunities for minorities. Evolving from a purely voluntary, grassroots beginning, AAFE continues to improve the quality of life for immigrant communities throughout New York City. Serving an estimated 20,000 people annually, AAFE's programs and services include housing development, home ownership, comprehensive social services, civil rights, economic development and technical assistance. AAFE operates out of locations in Chinatown/lower East Side of Manhattan and Flushing, Queens.

Asian American Giving
Asian American Giving serves as a link between Asian American donors, leaders, and the non-profit community. 

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
99 Hudson Street, 12th floor
New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 966-5932
Fax: (212)966-4303
AALDEF provides consultation and counseling to low-income and immigrant Asian Americans at free legal clinics in the areas of immigration, family law, government benefits, anti-Asian violence and police misconduct, employment discrimination, labor rights and workplace issues.

Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 West 27th Street, Suite 6oo
New York, New York 10001
Tel: (212) 494-0061
The Asian American Writers' Workshop (AAWW) is a national, not-for-profit literary arts organization dedicated to the creation, development, and dissemination of Asian American Literature. They are the home of the Asian Pacific American Journal, the Asian American Bookseller (the largest and most comprehensive Asian American bookstore in the world), Ten (the Asian American literary arts magazine), CreateNow (Their youth reading and writing program), and publisher of Asian American books. The AAWW also sponsors readings, performances, and literary events; and hold various writing workshops throughout the year.

Asian CineVision, Inc.
115 West 30th, Suite 708
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 989-1422
Asian CineVision (ACV) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit media arts organization devoted to the development, exhibition, promotion, and preservation of Asian and Asian American film and video. Since 1978, ACV has presented the Asian American international Film Festival (AAIFF), the first and longest running festival in the U.S. to showcase for the best in independent Asian and Asian American cinema.

Asian Language Exchange and Social Network
100 Hester St
New York, NY 10002
Tel: (917) 767-7194
Asian Educators Alliance New York (AsEANY) is an Asian affinity professional organization committed to creating opportunities for Asian Pacific American K-12 educators to meet, network, identify challenges they face as educators, discuss strategies to address these challenges, build mentoring structures, and share ways to support APA families at our schools.

Asian Financial Society
32 Broadway, Suite 1701
New York, NY 10004
Tel: (646) 580-5066
Asian Financial Society (AFS) is a globally oriented non-profit organization of business people and professionals in the financial community. Founded in 1984, AFS draws its membership from the many fields of finance including: commercial and investment banking, securities research/trading, insurance, law, real estate, regulation, accounting, information services, entrepreneurship, etc.

Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Inc
400 Broadway
New York, New York 10013
Tel: (212) 334-7940
Fax: (212) 334-7956
The organization offers HIV-related services through prevention education; community organizing; client services; planning, evaluation, and research. -- It's activities include peer training, street outreach, and support groups in different ethnic languages, presentations to schools, street fairs, hospitals, and working with other organizations. It provides case management, pre/post HIV antibody counseling, language interpretation, peer advocate services, referrals, and bi-monthly support group meetings for Asian & Pacific Islanders living with HIV/AIDS.

Asian Professional Extension, Inc.
80 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor
New York, New York 10038
Tel: (212) 748-1225
Fax: (212) 748-1250
APEX matches Asian American adult professionals with socially and economically disadvantaged Asian American Youth. APEX has a Mentor Program for high school students; Big Sibling Program for Junior and high school students; and a Tutoring Program for high school students.

Asian Youth Center of New York
35-34 Union Street
Flushing, NY 11354
Tel: (718) 321-1010
Fax: (718) 321-8282
AYC offers programs and activities to serve recent immigrants, economically disadvantaged Asian American youth, and their families.

Bronx Bangladesh Women's Association
Tel: (347) 387-7897  
The Bronx Bangladesh Women's Association is an organization comprised to those who are dedicated to better integrate and unite the community through annual Bangladeshi cultural events. Their mission is to further contribute to New York's colorful society, fundraisers will be held at their events, the spoils of which will be donated appropriately to noble and virtuous causes.

Brooklyn Chinese-American Association
5000 8th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Tel: (718) 438-0008
Fax: (718) 438-8303
The Brooklyn Chinese-American Assoc. is a multi-human services and community development organization servicing the Asian American population in Brooklyn. It serves as a liaison between the Asian American community and government, private and service organizations, promoting a congenial relationship between Asian immigrants and the borough they reside in.

Cammy Lee Leukemia Foundation Inc. 
16 West 32nd Street, Suite 10D
New York, NY 10001-3808
Tel: (800) 77-CAMMY
Fax: (212) 460-5971
It was the severe need of potential Asian/Pacific Islander donors that the Cammy Lee Leukemia Foundation, inc. (CLLF) was established by the family and relatives of Cammy in 1992, in hopes of finding matching donors for Cammy and other patients in need. CLLF continues to address the severe need of recruiting more Asian/Pacific Islander and minority volunteer bone marrow / stem cell donors. CLLF frequently holds donor recruitment drives at colleges, churches and other community locations, increasing public awareness and registering more Asian/Pacific Islander and minority potential volunteer donor. CLLF also extend its mission to include advocacy and support for the family of patients with leukemia and other fatal blood diseases.

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
125 Walker Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 226-8339
A non-profit community based health care facility, the Center was established in 1971 to provide health care services to the New York City Asian community. The Center emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention with health education and advocacy for increased access to health care services.

Chen Dance Center
70 Mulberry Street, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 349-0126
Founded in 1978, Chen Dance Center's mission is to develop and promote contemporary expressions of Asian-American culture through dance and the performing arts. Its goal is to promote cross-cultural understanding through the arts, provide professional opportunities for dance artists, increase participation within the arts and develop audiences. H. T. Chen & Dancers received the New York State Governor's Awards for the Arts in 2002 - a first for an Asian American performing arts organization.

China Institute
125 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
Tel: (212) 744-8181
Fax: (212) 628-4159
An educational and cultural institution that promotes the understanding of Chinese civilization, culture, heritage and current affairs through classroom teaching and seminars, art exhibitions, public programs, teacher education, lectures and symposia.

Chinatown Manpower Project, Inc.
70 Mulberry Street
New York, New York 10013
Tel: (212) 571-1690
Fax: (212) 571-1686
Provides vocational training, ESL, career counseling and job placement to disadvantaged Asian and refugee communities of New York City. CMP also provides ESL classes to limited English proficient adults.

Chinatown Partnership LDC
60 Saint James Place
New York, NY 10038
Tel: (212) 346-9288
Chinatown Partnership unites local residents, business owners and community groups under the common goal of rebuilding post-9/11 Chinatown. By offering a variety of programs and services to improve the area's infrastructure and attract visitors, Chinatown Partnership seeks to preserve the neighborhood's culture while bringing in public and private investment.

Chinatown YMCA of Greater New York
273 Bowery 
New York, NY 10002
Tel: (212) 912-2460
A community based organization offering programs in education, health, sports and recreation, with a focus on youth.

Chinese American Arts Council
456 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 431-9740
Fax: (212) 431-9789
Chinese American Arts Council was established in 1975 to meet the cultural needs of the expanding Chinese community in New York City. It aims to preserve the Chinese heritage within its own community and to introduce its culture to the greater New York community. 

Chinese-American Planning Council
150 Elizabeth Street
New York, New York 10012
Tel: (212) 941-0920
Fax: (212) 966-8581
CPC provides a wide variety of services under the following categories: Chinese American Neighborhood Local Development Corp; day care services, multi-social services; senior citizen services, youth services and cultural arts. It is the largest Asian-American social service agency in NYC.

Chinese American Student Exposure Inc.
P.O. Box 1129
New York, NY 10002-1129
CASE Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit encouraging the advancement of education, self-awareness and leadership ability of youth in the New York City Chinatown community by providing access to community services and local sports tournaments. Encouraging the youths to volunteer in the community. Its aim is to help underprivileged Asian youths to develop their social and job skills in order to prevent juvenile delinquency, and to prepare youth for leadership.

Chinese Methodist Center Corporation
69 Madison Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10002
Tel: (212) 349-2703/1583
Fax: (212) 349-0702
CMCC serves as a center for education, counseling, culture, recreation and service for the metropolitan NY Chinese community. Programs include day care and after school programs, youth programs, ESL and Summer Day Camp.

Chinese Progressive Association
83 Canal St. Suite 304,
New York, New York 10002
Tel: (212) 274-1891
Fax: (212) 274-1891
The Chinese Progressive Association is an advocacy, education and social services organization serving the Chinese community in New York City. Programs include immigrant rights education, counseling and advocacy; English and Citizenship classes; lead poisoning and environmental issues

Coalition for Asian American Children and Families
50 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Tel: (212) 809-4675
Fax: (212) 785-4601
CAACF is a policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of Asian American children and families in New York City. It strives to make health and human services more accessible to the Asian American community by advocating for bilingual and bicultural sensitivity.

Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans
Tel: (212) 989-3610
CAPA is a volunteer organization consisting of individuals and organizations who work together each year to produce the Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival, and other events.

Collaborative Opportunities for Raising Empowerment
c/o Rio Guerrero, 404 Park Avenue South, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Tel: (718) 969-1389
CORE's primary vision is to empower young Filipino professionals as a collective body in the United States. CORE also seeks to provide an avenue for socio-economic involvement to build a stronger Filipino American community and assist in Philippine national development.

Committee of 100
257 Park Avenue South, 19th Floor
Tel: (212) 371-6565
Fax: (212) 371-9009
The organization's mission is to promote the full participation of Chinese Americans in all areas of American society and encourage constructive relations between the people of China, the Greater China region and the people of the United States. Membership is by invitation to Americans of Chinese descent. 

Council of Peoples Organization (COPO)
1081 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Tel: (718) 434 3266
Fax: (718) 859-2266
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The Council of People's Organization's mission is to assist low income immigrant families, particularly South Asians and Muslims. COPO advocates for their rights and helps to build community relations between Muslim and non-Muslim community groups. 

Federation of Indian Associations
37-05, 74th Street, 2nd Floor
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Tel: (848) 248-0707
Fax: (718) 639-9242 
The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut is one of the largest and most powerful umbrella organizations in the Indian community.

Filipino American Human Services, Inc.
18514 Hillside Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432
Tel: (718) 883-1295
Fax: (718) 523-9606
FAHSI seeks to bridge the existing gaps in human and social services within the Filipino American community. FAHSI provides services in four areas. Citizenship services include assistance in filing for citizenship, free citizenship classes and referrals to lawyers. Family counseling services include referrals to FAHSI's board of licensed professional social workers. Youth services include leadership training internships and mentoring programs. Community organizing and advocacy include town meetings, forums and advocacy activities.

Greater Chinatown Community Association
105 Mosco Street
New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 374-1311
Fax: (212) 374-1314
Greater Chinatown Community Association (GCCA) betters the well-being of the Chinatown community within New York City through unique, individualized program services. GCCA believes that those living within Chinatown should have access to care in the areas of: adult education, medicine/health, recreation/culture, and consultation/aid.

Hamilton-Madison House
253 South Street, 2nd Floor
Tel: (212) 349-3724
Fax: (212) 791-7540
Hamilton Madison House is a not-profit Settlement House serving the Two-Bridges/Chinatown community of the Lower East Side since 1898. It provides the following services: Children and Youth, Family and Senior, Mental Health and Alcoholism Services. Services also include bilingual/bicultural case management, financial consultations, community information and resources, job related training and recreation and social activities. It also involved in community-based advocacy, organizing and educating around local and larger issues of concern.

Hong Kong Association of New York 
115 East 54th Street
New York, NY 10022-4563
Tel: (646) 770-1676 
The Association offer opportunities for its members to network and strengthen business contacts. It organizes regular events such as breakfasts, luncheons and afterwork meetings and networking events to enable members and their guests to interact with distinguished business people and senior government officials from both Hong Kong and the U.S. who share information and their perspectives on timely issues of importance related to Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region.

Indochina Sino-American Community Center
170 Forsyth Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10002
Tel: (212) 226-0317
Fax: (212) 925-0327
ISAC center provides social services and programs to the elderly. Services include referral, translation, employment and counseling.

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212) 832-1155
Fax: (212) 715-1262
The Society was founded in May of 1907 and promotes understanding and enlightened relations between the United States and Japan. It is a private nonprofit, nonpolitical organization devoted to cultural, educational and public affairs and to discussions, exchanges and research in areas of vital interest to both countries.

Japan Foundation New York 
152 W 57th Stret, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 489-0299
Fax: (212) 489-0409 
The Japan Foundation was established in 1972 by special legislation in the Japanese Diet and became an Independent Administrative Institution in October 2003. Theri mission is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries.

Japan Volunteer Team "NY de Volunteer"
601 W 110th Street, Suite 10K5 
New York, NY 10025
Tel: (212) 932-7208
Japan Volunteer Team In New York (Japanese Name: New York de Volunteer) is a volunteer community of Japanese people and Japanese speakers who are looking for volunteer opportunities, or friends to volunteer with. The aim is to help each other in taking the 'first step' to volunteering, plan volunteer events, and disseminate information on volunteer opportunities in New York City.

Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Inc
145 W. 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 246-8001
Fax: (212) 246-8002
The Chamber's original mandate was designed primarily to facilitate trade between the U.S. and Japan. However, as globalization of the world economy continues, our mission has expanded to include supporting the business relationships that flourish between the Japanese and American communities in New York, and to close the cultural gap that hinders complete economic cooperation.

Japanese American Citizens League, New York Chapter
134 Le Furgy Avenue
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Tel: (914) 693-2058
One of 112 chapters of a national civil and human rights organization whose purpose is to protect the rights of Americans of Japanese and Asian ancestries and other Americans. The New York chapter focuses on advocacy, educational and cultural preservation activities and works with other Asian groups on issues of concern. Its current project is to compile the oral histories of New York area Japanese Americans.

Japanese American Association of New York 
49 West 45th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Tel #1: (212) 840-6942
Tel #2: (212) 840-6899
Fax: (212) 840-0616 
JAA was founded 104 years ago to provide support to new Japanese arrivals in New York City. Over the years, our focus has shifted with the changing Japanese and Japanese American population, but their mission has remained the same- to serve the needs of their community. 

Japanese American Social Services, Inc.
100 Gold Street
New York, New York 10038
Tel: (347) 482-1541
JASSI is a non-profit organization which was established in 1981 to address the social service needs of persons of Japanese ancestry in the Greater New York area. Its mission is to be the source of bilingual, bicultural support and assistance to enable Japanese and Japanese Americans gain access to government entitlements and other services and programs. A senior citizens outreach component seeks to assist this segment of the population with direct services and group activities.

Korea Society
950 3rd Ave., 8th floor
New York, NY 10022
Tel: (212) 759-7525
Fax: (212) 759-7530
The Korea Society is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the United States and Korea. The Society's effort extends to business, education, public policy, intercultural relations, the arts and media.

Korean American Association of Greater New York
149 West 24th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Tel: (212) 255-6969
Fax: (212) 633-1627
KAAGNY offers a variety of social services such as English as a second language classes, assistance in applying for citizenship, family and youth counseling, translation services, social events and referrals.

Korean American Community Foundation
31 West 34th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (646) 757-4818
Fax: (646) 757-5740
Founded in 2002, the Korean American Community Foundation (KACF) has grown to become a trusted source of philanthropy within the Korean and Asian American communities. To date, KACF has made $2.7 million in grants to community-based organizations working to improve lives and transform communities.

Korean American Family Service Center
P.O. Box 541429
Flushing, New York 11354
Tel: (718) 460-3801
Fax: (718) 460-3965
KAFSC serves the needs of individuals affected by family violence and problems through intervention, counseling and related social/legal services, by empowering them through assistance, advocacy and support, and promoting awareness and prevention of family violence and problems through community outreach and education.

Korean American League for Civic Action
149 West 24th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Tel: (212) 633-2000
The Korean American League for Civic Action (KALCA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, education and community advocacy organization. KALCA is dedicated to promoting the civic participation of Korean Americans and Asian Pacific Americans.

Korean American Film Festival New York
Tel: (718) 784-4526
KAFFNY is the first and only film festival in New York City showcasing the diversity of Korean American and Korean diasporic perspectives in film. Since its inception in 2007 at the Anthology Film Archives, KAFFNY has continued to broaden its focus on emerging filmmakers to include international films by Korean and as well as non-Korean filmmakers.

Korean Association of New York Artists
Korean Association of New York Artists is a nonprofit organization in the State of New York to serve as a medium of interaction among young artists and designers within the Korean community. With hopes of promoting and encouraging young artists and designers, KANA organizes events and projects using the large framework of passion and personality of the participating artists for progress through cultural and artistic collaborations. 

Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York
35-56 159th Street
Flushing, NY 11358
Tel: (718) 939-6173
Fax: (718) 886-6126
The organization sponsors five programs: the Korean American Senior Center, Vocational Training, Public Health, Home Care Facilities, and Korean Community Services. They also service as liaison between Korean immigrants and government agencies.

Korean Cultural Service in New York
460 Park Ave., 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Tel: (212) 759-9550
Fax: (212) 688-8640
The Korean Cultural Service, inaugurated in 1979 works to broaden understanding of Korea and Korea-U.S. relations through cultural and academic activities. The Cultural Service sponsors and hosts many different types of activities, including art exhibits, film screenings, traditional Korean music and dance events, Korean food festivals, lectures, youth activities, and sporting events. The Cultural Service also provides information on Korea - U.S. relations and assists exchange programs between the two countries.

Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project
46-38 159th Street
Flushing, NY 11358
Tel: (201) 321-2607
Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project is a non-for-profit organization that was formed in September, 2005 to promote Korean history and culture to the wider world. The headquarter is in Seoul, Korea and branches are in New York, New Jersey, Atlanta, Los Angeles in the Unites States as well as in Germany and United Kingdom.

Lower East Side Family Union
227 East 3rd Street
New York, NY 10009
Tel: (212) 260-0040
Fax: (212) 529-3244
LESFU provides support to families under stress who are at risk of losing their children to foster care.

Ma-Yi Theater Company
520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 309
New York, NY 10018
Tel: (212) 971-4862
Founded in 1989, Ma-Yi Theater Company is an Obie Award-winning, not-for-profit 501(3)(c) organization whose primary mission is to develop new plays and performance works that essay Asian American experiences.

Minkwon Center For Community Action
136-19 41st Ave., 3rd Floor
Flushing, NY 11355
Tel: (718) 460-5600
Fax: (718) 445-0032
Empowering the Korean American Community was established in 1984 to meet the needs and concerns of the Korean American community through our five program areas: Education, Civic Participation, Immigrant Rights, Social Services, and Culture.  Formerly known as YKASEC.

Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre Street
New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 619-4785
Fax: (212) 619-4720
Formerly known as the Chinatown History Museum, it is the only full-time professionally staffed museum in the US. dedicated solely to the documentation, preservation and presentation of the history and culture of Chinese communities in the Western hemisphere. The gallery visiting hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 12 noon to 5 pm.

NAAAP -New York
P.O.Box 2628
New York, New York 10163
Tel: (212) 894-3702 x 5047
Fax: (212) 894-3702
NAAAP is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization, whose mission is to promote the personal and professional development of the Asian American community. Established in 1983, NAAAP is one of the largest Asian American groups with chapters in Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angles, San Francisco and Seattle.

National Asian American Theatre Company
520 8th Ave., Suite 308
New York, New York 10018 
Tel: (212) 244-0447
NAATCO puts into service its total commitment to Asian American theatre artists to more accurately represent onstage the multi- and intercultural dynamics of their society. With our chosen repertory, they demonstrate a rich tapestry of cultural difference bound by the American experience. NAATCO's mission is to assert the presence and significance of Asian American theatre in the United States, demonstrating its vital contributions to the fabric of American culture.

Network of Indian Professionals, NY Chapter
P.O. Box 3165
New York, NY 10163
Tel: (800) 215-9907
NETIP seeks to create and facilitate the growth of a socially responsible network of highly talented Indian-American professionals and entrepreneurs. It strives to foster a dynamic and interactive environment for members to establish and maximize their professional networks, while also providing opportunities to lend time and financial support to grassroots community groups and charitable organizations. The organization's goal is to increase public awareness of the intellectual and social contributions made by Indian Americans.

New York Asian Women's Center
32 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Tel: (212) 732-0054
Tel: (888) 888-7702 (24-hour hotline)
Fax: (212) 587-5731
Founded in 1982, the New York Asian Women's Center is the first organization on the East Coast to address the issues of domestic violence in Asian communities. With the only 24-hour multi-lingual hotline and shelter program for battered Asian women on the East Coast, the Center provides counseling and advocacy to Asian battered women and children who have witnessed domestic violence.

New York Chinese Cultural Center
440 Lafayette Street, 3rd & 4th Floors
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 334-3764
NYCCC provides classes, workshops, and performances in traditional Chinese dance, music, calligraphy and painting. Praised for its superior arts-in-education outreach programs, NYCCC also operates a year-round dance/arts school. The Chinese Folk Dance Company, NYCCC's esteemed professional performing company, is comprised of award-winning dancers. The Company performs at schools and theatres across the nation. NYCCC produces an annual Lunar New Year festival of Chinese dance, music, and Peking Opera.

New York Immigration Coalition
137-138 West 25th Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10001-7277
Tel: (212) 627-2227
Fax: (212) 627-9314
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is an umbrella advocacy organization for 200+ groups in New York State that work with newcomers to our country: immigrants, refugees, and asylees. Originally founded in 1987 to mobilize the leadership of New York City's immigrant communities, the NYIC has since developed into a powerful advocacy voice, analyzing the impact of immigration policy proposals on New York State, improving newcomer's access to service, resolving problems with public agencies, and mobilizing member groups to respond to public issues and community needs. The network convenes quarterly for general meetings and more regularly via a task force structure. Four NYIC task forces meet on a regular basis: citizenship, education, legal services, and Immigrant Community Advocacy Network.

New York Korean-American Junior Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 256
Palisades Park, NJ 07650
Tel: (201) 941-5441
Tel: (201) 941-5443
The New York Korean-American Junior Chamber of Commerce (KA Jaycees) is comprised of young (ages 21-39) professionals and business people. The mission is to contribute to the advancement of the Korean American community by providing young people the opportunities to develop and prove the leadership skills, social responsibility, personal growth and fellowship necessary to create sustaining positive change. Projects are conducted throughout the year that impact the community and allows volunteers to develop and sharpen the skills necessary to become more effective and community conscious leaders while bridging the gap between generations.

New York Singapore Association 
The New York Singapore Association is a non-profit organization that strives to connect all Singaporeans living in New York City for social and professional activities - a little bit of home away from home. NYSA also seeks to introduce Singapore to others, and they welcome both Singaporeans and non-Singaporeans alike to participate in their events.

Organization of Chinese Americans - NY Chapter
PO Box 3233 Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008
Tel: (212) 619-4112
Fax: (212) 619-4113
Founded in 1973, its 41 chapters and 30 college affiliates are committed to encourage the active leadership of Chinese Americans in all levels of civic and national affairs and in securing justice, equal cultural heritage of Chinese and opportunity and equal treatment of Asian Americans, promoting the other Asian Americans and fostering positive images of Chinese Americans and Asian Americans.

Organization of Pakistan
1102 Glenwood Road, Apt 4A, 4A, 
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 880-5243
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Their mission is to provide opportunities for an open discussion of issues related to the Urdu languages, literature, and culture of South Asian communities across South Asia, the Middle East and Great Britain.

Philippine Nurses Association of New York
P.O. Box 727, Madison Square Station
New York, NY 10159-0727
Tel: (212) 423-4683
Fax: (212) 423-4207
The Philippine Nurses Association of New York Incorporated was organized by a handful of civic spirited and visionary nurses from the Philippines in 1929 and has continued to champion the causes of the Filipino nurse to unite and provide professional guidance to the few Filipino nurses in New York and nearby states like New Jersey and Connecticut. 

Plum Blossoms
Plum Blossoms is a blog site dedicated to supporting and empowering Asian women living with breast cancer and their families through stories, poetry and art. Elizabeth R. OuYang, a civil rights lawyer, activist and teacher, through this blog hopes to empower Asian-American women to be "players at the table" in the ongoing fight for a cure and to walk with confidence in all aspects of life.

Project by Project
PO Box 689, Radio City Station
New York, NY 10101
Tel: (917) 349-8774
Fax: (320) 215-3059
Project by Project (PbP) is a national 501 (c)(3) volunteer organization of social entrepreneurs that serves Asian-American non-profits in need by raising public awareness, volunteerism and capital. Each year, PbP partners with an existing charity and form an 8-month long campaign by which we work with that organization on the three-prongs of our mission: raising awareness, increasing volunteering and raising capital, all for that select non-profit recipient partner. PbP seeks to empower young professionals to effect community change, one project at a time.

Rainbow Child Development Center
133-20 Avery Ave
Flushing, NY 11355
Tel: (718) 496-5513
The Center offers bilingual support services to Korean and other Asian women in bicultural families in crises. Activities include shelter, bilingual/bicultural counseling, hotline, hot meal program, community-building and fellowship, education & training program, reunification of families, physical and mental health maintenance, legal advocacy, thrift shop, advocacy campaigns & public education.

Sakhi for South Asian Women
P.O. Box 20208, Greeley Square Station
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 714-9153
Tel: (212) 868-6741 (hotline)
Fax: (212) 564-8745
Sakhi for South Asian Women is a non-profit organization that works to end violence and exploitation against women of South Asian origin. Their program areas include domestic violence, community outreach, and economic justice. They strive to empower women through a multi-pronged strategy of advocacy, outreach, leadership development, and organizing.

Sapna NYC
2348 Waterbury Avenue, 1st Floor
Bronx, NY 10462
Tel: (718) 829-9772
Fax: (347) 824-2858
Sapna NYC formerly known as Westchester Square Partnership works closely with community members to address and develop social and health-related programs for South Asian immigrants living in the Westchester Square and Parkchester neighborhoods of the Bronx.

Second Generation
P.O. Box 391
New York, NY 10018
Tel/Fax: (212) 334-4777
Second Generation is a non-profit theatre company dedicated to bringing world-class Asian American stories to the world's stage.

South Asian Bar Association of New York 
P.O. Box 841
New York, NY 10163
SABANY is an organization of South Asian attorneys practicing in the NY Metropolitan region. It is a voluntary bar association dedicated to the needs, concerns and interests of lawyers of South Asian heritage.

South Asian Council for Social Services
143-06 45th Ave.
Flushing, NY 11355
Tel: (718) 321-7929
Fax: (718) 321-0628
SACSS was established to plan, provide, support, and advocate for a continuum of programs addressing the social service needs of the underserved South Asian and other immigrant communities in New York City.

South Asian Journalists Association
Columbia Journalism School
2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212) 854-5979
SAJA is a professional, nonpartisan networking group for journalists whose goal is to foster ties among South Asian journalists in North America and improve standards of journalistic coverage of South Asia and South Asian America.

South Asian-American Women's Association
60 East 4th Street
Corning, NY 14830
Dr. Ishrat Mstafa, President and Founder
Tel: (607) 962-3277
Fax: (607) 962-3277
SAAWA is dedicated to education and leadership globally since 1985. Its philosophy is shared in the Tri-State area and beyond. In the last 10 years, funds have been raised locally to assist twenty-one students nationally and internationally towards scholarships for higher education in America. SAAWA's Books Around the World program sends used American books to seven other nations of the world.

The Sikh Coalition 
50 Broad Street, Suite 1537
New York, New York 10004
Tel: 212- 655- 3095   
The Sikh Coalition is a community-based organization that works towards the realization of civil and human rights for all people. Providing direct legal services to persons whose civil or human rights are violated. Their missions are to advocate for law and policies that are respectful of fundamental rights, to promote appreciation for diversity through education, and to foster civic engagement in order to promote local community empowerment.

UNSRC Myanmar Cultural Club
PO Box 1519, Grand Central Station
New York, New York 10017-9998
Their mission is to promote Myanmar culture in the United Nations, to participate in the United Nations activities where there are opportunities for promoting Myanmar social and cultural life, to promote friendship and unity of members of the Myanmar Association, Inc, and their families by engaging in collective social and cultural activities, to disseminate relevant literature and materials on Myanmar culture, to conduct seminars, talks and classes on Myanmar social and cultural aspects.

YMCA of Greater New York, Flushing Korean Program
138-46 Northern Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11354
Tel: (718) 961-6880
Fax: (718) 461-4691
The Korean YMCA operates three program areas that focus on leadership development, immigration education and health and recreation. ESOL and job training are available. Counseling and translation services are rendered case by case.

Young Korean American Network (yKAN)
P.O. Box 563
New York, NY, 10116
Tel: (917) 727-9526
yKAN’s mission is to elevate Korean-American professionals by fostering educational programs, community service, and networking opportunities. Through these activities yKAN addresses the issues of the community and provides a forum for those who share common experiences and face similar challenges.

YWCA of the City of New York, Flushing Branch
42-07 Parsons Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11355
Tel: (718) 353-4553
Fax: (718) 353-4044
The organization offers multi-generational and cross-cultural programs. They have a nursery school and afterschool programs for K-6; job training/job readiness; recreational and educational activities; and various levels of ESOL classes.


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