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Asian-American Resources
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Some Specific Asian-American Cultures

Cambodian-American - Chinese-American - Filipino-American - Hmong-American - Indo-American - Japanese-American - Korean-American - Laotian-American - Persian-American - Thai-American - Vietnamese-American


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Asian American Journalists Association __ "The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) was founded in 1981 by a few Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) journalists who felt a need to support one another and to encourage more Asian American and Pacific Islanders to pursue journalism at a time when there were few Asian American and Pacific Islander faces in the media." - illustrated - From - 


Asian American Net __ "Asian American Net is the first and only web site whose mission is to serve all Asian American communities and to promote and strengthen cultural, educational, and commercial ties between Asia and North America." You will find a site jammed with information and a kids section. - illustrated - From - 

Asian American Parent Association (AAPA) __ "This organization is dedicated to providing a better learning environment for our elementary and high school students so that they will be well equipped to becoming our future leaders and better prepared to face the challenges of the future. Our emphasis is somewhat directed towards the needs of the Asian community but the scope of our programs and our general goals step beyond ethnic boundries." Learn about their programs and goals. - From AAPA -


Asian American Politics __ Here is a call for Asian Americans to get involved with politics. The website is a look of one person's political views, but there is enough general information relating to the Asian American political scene to make it worth reading. - From Don W. Joe, Asian American Legal Defense Fund - 


Asian Americans - Diverse Ethnicity, Great Contributions, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Filapinos amd [sic] more. __ You will find many resources about the Asian-American community. A good place to begin a research project. - illustrated - From - 


Asian-Nation : Asian American History, Demographics, & Issues __ "A unique sociological exploration of the historical, political, demographic, and cultural issues that make up today's diverse Asian American community -- like an online version of Asian Americans 101." - From - 


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month __ "May is Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month—a celebration of Asian and Pacific Islanders in the United States." - illustrated - From - 

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum __ Here is a comprehensive website about most aspects of Asian health care in the United States. You will find articles, position statements, programs, publications, and links. - From - 

Census 2000: Asian American Population __ A breakdown of Asian-Americans by country of origin. - From Asian Women in Business -
Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882 __ Here is the complete text of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. - From - 


Chronology of Asian American History__ An excellent timeline of Asian American history. - From MIT - 

Coalition for Asian American Children & Families (CACF) __ "The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) is an advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Asian Pacific American children in New York City. CACF is the nation's only pan-Asian children's advocacy organization." Learn about their services, history, goals and more. - illustrated - From - 



East Asian Refugee Admissions __ Learn about the official U.S. State Department regulations for the admission of Indochinese refugees to the United States. - From U.S. State Department -  

E Pluribus Unum (Except the Chinese) __ Here you will learn Chinese life in the United States during the 19th century. Learn about how civil war in southern China and a high demand for labor on the west coast influenced Chinese immigration, and how they were treated after they arrived. "During the whole of this period they were excluded from the city hospital in San Francisco, and the only ones to which they were ever freely admitted were the insane asylums and the pest-house." - illustrated - From the University of Virginia - 
Five Views: A History of Japanese Americans in California __ Five essays which cover different aspects of Japanese history in California. These include immigration, settlement, organizations and religion, discrimination, and World War II relocations. - illustrated - From National Park Service - 

Japanese American Citizens League __ "The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is a membership organization whose mission is to secure and maintain the human and civil rights of Americans of Japanese ancestry and others victimized by injustice. The JACL has 112 chapters nationwide and eight regional districts with over 24,000 members found in twenty-three states." Learn about the organization and its programs. - illustrated - From Japanese American citizens League -



National Congress of Vietnamese Americans __ Learn about this organization, its programs and goals. You will find news, events, census information and more. - illustrated - From National Congress of Vietnamese Americans - 

Stastistics for Indo-Americans __ "There are 1,678,765 Indo-Americans in the USA." Learn where they like to live. - From -

Welcome to APAICS __ "The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) was established in 1995 as a nonpartisan, nonprofit, educational corporation with the goal of increasing the participation of Asian Pacific Americans in the democratic process at the national, state, and local levels." There are articles on programs and services. - From APAICS - 


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