Every year, Project by Project selects a non-profit partner based on a theme or issue that addresses current needs in the Asian American community. Check out these amazing organizations that we partnered up with and the themes we have focused on!
“OCA is dedicated to securing the rights of Asian Pacific American citizens and permanent residents through legislative and policy initiatives at all levels of the government. OCA aims to embrace the hopes and aspirations of the nearly 2 million citizens and residents of Chinese ancestry in the United States as well as to better the lives of over 17.3 million Asian Americans across the country. “
As we celebrate Project by Project’s 20th Anniversary, we hope to reconnect with and invite all of our past beneficiary partners to join with us once again to advance awareness of important social issues in the Los Angeles API community.
“The mission of APAIT is to positively impact the quality of life for medically underserved communities living with or at-risk for HIV/AIDS and other health disparities through a seamless continuum of culturally competent and linguistically appropriate programs in Southern California. APAIT is a division of Special Service for Groups (SSG), a non-profit human service agency that was incorporated in 1952 and operates over 25 multi-ethnic, multi-service programs in greater Los Angeles.”
“Our mission is to enrich the lives of children and families through counseling and caring. We provide culturally sensitive and language specific services with expertise in the immigrant and refugee Asian Pacific Islander populations.”
“Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.”
“To assist the development of Asian and Pacific Islander small and micro businesses in Los Angeles, especially those of low income immigrants, focusing on Chinatown and parts of the San Gabriel Valley, Koreatown, Little Tokyo, Thai Town and the Pilipino business communities.”
“Visual Communications (VC) is the first non-profit organization in the nation dedicated to the honest and accurate portrayals of the Asian Pacific American peoples, communities, and heritage through the media arts. VC was created with the understanding that media and the arts are important vehicles to organize and empower communities, build connections between peoples and generations through the development of AAPI film, video, and media. The organization has created award-winning productions, nurtured and given voice to our youth and seniors, promoted new artistic talent, presented new cinema, and preserved our visual history.”
“CAST is a Los Angeles–based nonprofit organization that is working to put an end to modern slavery and human trafficking through comprehensive, lifesaving services to survivors and a platform to advocate for groundbreaking policies and legislation.”
“To provide a comprehensive array of social welfare and community development services to assist low income and other persons in need, and contribute to community revitalization and cultural preservation in Little Tokyo, among the broader Japanese American community in the Southland, and to provide such resources to neighboring Asian Pacific Islander and other low income communities”
“With the mission to provide outstanding services and advocacy that promote better quality of life and equal opportunity for immigrants and other communities so we can fulfill our vision of thriving lives in empowered communities, the Chinatown Service Center has been offering many services in assisting immigrants adjust to American life.”