The University supports close to student organizations devoted to Asian American and Pacific Islander culture, identity, social life, issues, and professional development. Student organization descriptions are provided through University of Michigan Maize Pages. Chinese Students and Scholars Association.
SAYA aims to foster a strong sense of belonging in youth and provide them with tools to thrive academically, professionally and personally. SAYA youth come from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds. This space quickly became a culturally affirming place where young people from all over New York City explored issues of race, gender, class and ethnic identity through leadership building initiatives and the arts.
At Penn, we will foster leadership development, peer mentoring, offer culturally appropriate curricula development recommendations, and engage in social events that will engender relationships that will carry the nursing profession forward. For more information, email sejong ksea. In addition to professional development, SASE also encourages members to contribute to the enhancement of the communities in which they live.
These are a few of the growing number of organizations at Yale celebrating Hinduism and South Asian culture. We organize events throughout the year to promote an awareness of Hinduism within the Yale and New Haven community. Our events are meant to stimulate an exchange of ideas on religion, and are above all educational. We are dedicated to promoting a commitment to cultural diversity and creating an atmosphere of understanding through our numerous exciting events.
Its members include solo practitioners, large firm lawyers, corporate counsel, legal service and non-profit attorneys, and lawyers serving at all levels of government. NAPABA engages in legislative and policy advocacy, promotes Asian Pacific American political leadership and political appointments, and builds coalitions within the legal profession and the community at large. NAPABA also serves as a resource for government agencies, members of Congress, and public service organizations about Asian Pacific Americans in the legal profession, civil rights, and diversity in the courts.
The current president is Prerana Thakurdesai. From its website: . The Association presents annual awards honouring work in print, broadcast and new media outlets, in categories including Outstanding story on South Asia, Outstanding photograph of South Asia or of South Asians in North America, and Outstanding story on any subject by a South Asian Journalist.
The South Asian Chamber of Commerce SACCis a non-profit organization dedicated to serving South Asian businesses and professionals in the greater Houston area by creating opportunities for visibility and impact through advocacy, access to leaders, economic development, connectivity and business education. The mission of the SACC is to enhance economic growth of our members by focusing on education, promotion, and development of the South Asian business community by providing networking opportunities, representing the interest of business with government, and developing future community leaders. We invite you to join us and get involved!
SAPHA connects people, ideas, and resources to bring about innovative and positive change in the South Asian community. South Asians are disproportionately impacted by cardiovascular disease CVD. Our objective was to examine the association between duration of residence in the US and CVD risk factors among South Asian adult immigrants.
Our strategic partners include:. The mission of APAPA is to empower Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in civic and public affairs through education, active participation, and leadership development. E-Mail: info apapa.
Within the past decade ICI has been successful in the promotion of the academic and public understanding on these issues through providing research and scholarship opportunities through fellowships, courses, publications, public lectures and conferences. The Institute organizes conferences, seminars, exhibits, films, lecture series and brown bag talks that bring together faculty and undergraduate and graduate students with diverse interests and backgrounds. SAI partners with departments, centers, and institutes at Columbia, and works with South Asia groups on campus and off, in order to reach new audiences and facilitate an exchange of knowledge. The Institute has ties with the United Nations, the diplomatic community, and international agencies; and is located within the largest South Asian community in North America.