Did You Know? By Emma Cowley

With it being a new year you may be wanting to know what would be some good organizations to support that work towards racial justice. Here is a list of some organizations that support Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

APIAVOTE: They work to empower AANHPI community at the polls and through civic engagement. https://apiavote.org/ 

HEART: Ensures that all Muslims have the resources, language, and nurture health and confront sexual violence. https://hearttogrow.org/ 


ACT to CHANGE: Works to address bullying among youth- including Asian American, Pacific Islander, Sikh, Muslim, LGBTQ+ and immigrant youth. https://acttochange.org/ 

EPIC: Empowering Pacific Islander communities works to address the growing needs of NHPI families by building a strong and unified voice for Pacific Islanders. https://www.empoweredpi.org/ 

SEARAC: Empowers Cambodian, Loation, and Vietnamese American communities to create a socially just and equitable society. https://www.searac.org/ 

SAALT: South Asian Americans Leading Together is a national social justice organization that works on policy analysis and advocacy on issues affecting the South Asian community. https://saalt.org/ 

NAKASEC: National Korean American Service and Education Consortium organizes Korean and Asian Americans to achieve social, economic and racial justice. https://nakasec.org/