AAPI Community Fund
A Go Fund Me to support the AAPI Community Fund has been created. To date, they are just shy of their $4M fundraising goal. The funds raised will be distributed to organizations “that empower and uplift the AAPI community, with initiatives such as increased community safety and support for those affected by violence.”
AAPI Women Lead
“AAPI Women Lead and #ImReady Movement aims to strengthen the progressive political and social platforms of Asian and Pacific Islander communities in the US through the leadership of self-identified AAPI women and girls.” Your donations will allow the organization to continue its research and share more stories.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)
Since 1991 AAJC has advocated on behalf of Asian Americans in national policy conversations. Your support will directly help “fight to advance civil and human rights for Asian Americans, build a fair and just society for all, and equip Asian American youth to become tomorrow’s leaders.”
Red Canary Song
Red Canary Song is the only grassroots Chinese massage parlor worker coalition in the U.S. They began their work in 2017 after the death of a Flushing spa worker who was killed in a police raid. Over 9000 massage parlors exist in the US and their workers lack access to political representation, labor rights and collective organizing.
Chinese Immigrant Family Wellness Initiative (CIFWI)
The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) and Hall-Mercer have partnered to develop The Chinese Immigrant Family Wellness Initiative (CIFWI), which aims to introduce mental and emotional health as a key component of health for the Chinese immigrant community. Your financial support can send a care package, connect a family in need of help or sponsor a wellness workshop.
CAAAV works to build grassroots community power across diverse poor and working class Asian immigrant and refugee communities in New York City. The organization was founded in 1986 by a group of working class women who were alarmed at the spike in violence on Asian communities which was attributed to racism.
Asian Mosaic Fund
The Asian Mosaic Fund Giving Circle is a diverse group of multi-generational supporters committed to advancing the well-being of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in Greater Philadelphia. You can become a member and help organizations that are making an impact on the local Asian community. Members (donors over $50) vote to fund grant opportunities.