• 50 Years - A Million Thanks

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Overview

Local Portraits

The Chinese Experience
Local Resources
It Happened Here

About the Program

Local Resources

Asian American Federation of New York
The Asian American Federation of New York is a not-for-profit organization that provides public policy and community service leadership to identify and meet the critical needs of Asian Americans in the New York metropolitan area. The Federation serves the Asian-American community by analyzing issues and voicing common concerns, advocating for responsive policies, offering financial and management assistance, coordinating service delivery, and creating unified, community-wide initiatives. The Federation, which began operations in 1990, has a membership of 36 community-based agencies that provide health and human services to diverse populations.

120 Wall Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Tel: 212.344.5878
Fax: 212.344.5636
Email: info@aafny.org
www.aafny.org


Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE)
The mission of Asian Americans for Equality is to advance the rights of Asian Americans and all those in need through advocacy and access in civil rights, immigrant assistance, social services, affordable housing, and economic development; to empower Asian-American communities through research and publishing that embody the communities' issues and concerns; and to foster understanding and unity among diverse communities through building coalitions and forming collaborations.

277 Grand Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212.680.1374
Fax: 212.680.1815
www.aafe.org


Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, founded in 1974, protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans, and has played a pivotal role in shaping the legal rights of Asian Americans across the country.

99 Hudson Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Tel: 212.966.5932
Fax: 212.966.4303
www.aaldef.org


Asian American Writers Workshop
The Asian American Writers' Workshop, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation, development, publication, and dissemination of Asian-American literature. The Workshop publishes books on Asian America, THE ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN JOURNAL, and a literary magazine, TEN; sponsors readings; offers creative writing workshops; presents performances; offers fellowships to aspiring Asian-American writers; produces CreateNow -- a youth program; presents The Annual Asian American Literary Awards; and operates The Asian American Bookseller -- the most comprehensive collection of Asian-American books and magazines in the country.

16 West 32nd Street, Suite 10A
New York, NY 10001
Tel: 212.494.0061
Fax: 212.494.0062
Email: desk@aaww.org
www.aaww.org


Asia Society
The Asia Society is America's leading institution dedicated to fostering understanding of Asia and communication between Americans and the peoples of Asia and the Pacific. The Asia Society presents the uniqueness and diversity of Asia through art exhibitions and performances, films, lectures, seminars and conferences, publications and assistance to the media, and materials and programs for students and teachers.

725 Park Avenue (at East 70th Street)
New York, NY 10021
Tel: 212.288.6400
Events Information: 212.517.NEWS
Fax: 212.517.8315
www.asiasoc.org


Chinese American Planning Council
Initiated as a grass-roots community effort in 1965 in response to the growing number of Asian immigrants in New York City following the liberalization of the immigration law, the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. (CPC), has since become one of the largest providers of social services for Asian Americans in the United States. CPC's mission is to improve the quality of life of Chinese Americans in New York City by providing access to services, skills, and resources toward the goal of economic self-sufficiency and integration into the American mainstream. CPC has developed and continues to administer a wide range of services for Chinese American children, youth, adults, and senior citizens.

65-69 Lispenard Street
New York, NY 10013
Tel: 212.941.0920
Fax: 212.966.8581


Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF)
The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) was founded in 1986 by concerned health and human service providers to address the changing health and human service needs of the Asian-American community.

50 Broad Street, Room 1701
New York, NY 10004
Tel: 212.809.4675
Fax: 212.785.4601
www.cacf.org


Museum of Chinese in the Americas (MOCA)
The Museum of Chinese in the Americas is the first full-time, professionally staffed museum dedicated to reclaiming, preserving, and interpreting the history and culture of Chinese and their descendants in the Western Hemisphere. After more than 20 years of collecting artifacts, archival, and library materials, MOCA is proud to be the steward of one of the most important national archives of materials about Chinese life in America. From rare papers to priceless artifacts, the Museum holds many unusual and unique items indispensable for understanding this contemporary history.

70 Mulberry Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013
Tel: 212.619.4785
Fax: 212.619.4720
Email: info@moca-nyc.org
www.moca-nyc.org