Asian American Association (AAA)
Tel: (888) 411-2742


The Asian American Association (AAA) at UTK promotes awareness of Asian American issues, serves as a representative voice of the Asian American community, celebrates the diversity and commonalities of Asian-Americans, and provides a social support network to our members. 

Asian Culture Center of TN7914 Gleason Dr. #1114Knoxville TN 37919
Tel: 831-241-1189


Knox Asian Festival aims to promote diverse cultures and celebrate traditions and talents from the Asian continent. The Festival aims to bring together people from various cultural backgrounds, to promote peace, harmony, unity and healthy life style. Each participating country will showcase its unique music, dance, food, fashion, handicrafts and other products. 

Confucius Institute Center for International Education
1623 Melrose Ave., Room 110
Knoxville, TN 37996
Tel: (865) 974-5753
Fax: (865) 974-2985
The Confucius Institute at University of Tennessee was established with the support of Hanban in Beijing, China, and Southeast University in Nanjing, China. The Confucius Institute offers Chinese language and cultural classes by holding events and activities, and providing services to UT and local community to enhance Chinese language and culture in the region. 

East Tennessee Chinese Association
The East Tennessee Chinese Association is an independent, non-for-profit organization founded in 1992 by Chinese and Chinese Americans living in the Knoxville and Oak Ridge region of Tennessee. The primary goal of ETCA is to encourage academic, professional, and cultural exchanges among members; promote activities related to Chinese arts and culture, and foster the recognition and integration of the Chinese community in East Tennessee. ETCA is also actively involved in various charitable fund raising events, and plays an important role in community diversity and cultural enrichment programs.

Greater Memphis United Chinese Association
2005 Fletcher Creek Dr. 
Memphis, TN 38133
Tel: (901) 414-0970
GMUCA is a registered not-for-profit organization. Its mission is to promote Chinese culture and education, and to provide civic, social and cultural programs in Memphis metropolitan area.

Organization of Chinese Americans East Tennessee Chapter
PO BOX 22762
Knoxville, TN 37933
OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates is a national membership driven organization dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans, touching tens of thousands of individuals each year through its extensive network of over 100 chapters, affiliates, and partners from around the country. In addition, the organization strives to foster development, leadership, and engagement through its various programs. 

Japan-America Society of Tennessee, Inc.
P.O. Box 330003
Nashville, TN 37203
Tel: (615) 663-6060
Established in 2000 to promote friendly relations and cultural understanding between the people of the state of Tennessee and Japan.

Knoxville Chinese Culture 
Knoxville Chinese Culture promotes Chinese cultural festivals, dances, martial arts, foods and other aspects of Chinese culture in Knoxville and East Tennessee. 

Malayalee Association of Memphis
The association provides a platform for cultural, civic, charitable, educational and literary oriented activities.

Tennessee Asian Pacific Bar Association
The Tennessee Asian Pacific American Bar Association (TAPABA) was created on May 1, 2007, as a state-wide, non-profit association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, law students and those interested in Asian American legal issues. TAPABA is affiliated with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), which has been at the forefront of national and local activities in the areas of civil rights reform, combating anti-immigrant backlash and hate crimes, increasing the diversity of the federal and state judiciaries, and professional development since 1988.

University of Tennessee Chinese Students and Scholars Association (C.S.S.A)
UTK CSSA is a registered not-for-profit organization at University of Tennessee, Knoxville. CSSA coordinates with other local Chinese organizations and related offices on campus. In addition, CSSA provides voluntary services to members and promotes friendship among its members. CSSA also builds a cultural bridge between China and U.S through offering cultural and social events at University of Tennessee.

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