The mission of the Asian American Resource Center (AARC) is to provide cultural spaces, resources, services, and educational programs through an Asian American Pacific Islander perspective that bring Austin's diverse communities together. Languages spoken by AARC Staff: Burmese, Bahasa Indonesia, Ilonggo, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Nepalese, Spanish, Taiwanese, Telugu, Toisan Chinese, Urdu, Vietnamese.
"The AFAA is a public, non-profit organization established to preserve, promote, and enhance Filipino culture through education and cultural arts, and to provide community assistance and recreation for those living in Austin, Texas and surrounding areas."
Serves as a "Community Portal for Indians living in and around Austin, TX. Austin, TX Indian provides you complete information on Indian Restaurants, Grocery Stores, Events, Classifieds, Movies from India and other topics of relevance to the Austin, TX Desi Indian Community."
The Mission of BAGA is the following:
Strengthen and perpetuate the Bangladeshi culture, tradition, heritage and language.
Promote social, cultural and recreational activities.
Conduct charitable welfares as needed and deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors (Article III).
Serve as a platform for exchange of information and views on matters of interest to its members.
Represent members to any local, state or federal authority.
Bangladesh Association of Greater Austin (BAGA) is a non-profit organization under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) that strives to promote and sustain cultural, charitable, educational, and community services on behalf of the Bangladeshi-American community living in greater Austin.
Founded in 2000, the Center for Asian American Studies (CAAS) at The University of Texas at Austin is an interdisciplinary academic program promoting understanding and awareness of Asian Pacific American (APA) issues and communities.
CTBA is a registered non-profit 501 (c)(3), and a non-political community organization, with the purpose to server the spiritual, cultural and social needs of the Bengali community in Austin. The association provides a forum for exchanging ideas, views and general interests of Austin Bengalis. 25 joyous years have passed from the time this association was established.
CSA was founded by George Chang, Paul Chen and Steve Yau at a meeting held at Walnut Creek Library in April 1996. Steve Yau was elected as the first president. In January 1997, CSA was officially registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a non-profit organization promoting social welfare, social status and the image and reputation of Chinese descents in Central Texas area.
The Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce is the leading partner for driving local economic growth for businesses with ties to Asia and Asian Americans. Mission
Promote Asian American community and community at large as a catalyst for local and global economic growth through advocacy, connections and education.
The intent of India Community Center of Austin is to be the umbrella organization that links together the various communities of people whose native land is the Indian sub-continent and who currently reside in the capital city of Austin, Texas.
To promote civic engagement in the Indian American community by educating all community members about political issues and processes impacting their lives as well as advocate for our community and its unique needs at the city, state, regional and national level.
IACT is a nonpartisan 501(c)(4) non-profit organization registered with the State of Texas and the IRS.
As members of the Indian American community in Austin, We:
• Strive to educate, advocate and engage in issues related to political and civic engagement. • Provide education and resources to our community members to enable greater political awareness and participation.
• Engage in advocacy and coalition building among various groups in order to address critical issues facing our community at all levels.
• Serve as a voice for Indian Americans in Austin, helping the larger community understand our needs, strengths and perspectives.
Membership is open to anyone interested in learning more about Japan, the U.S., or the US-Japan relationship. Membership dues are tax deductible as charitable contributions.
General Membership Benefits
Discounts to JASGA programs
Educational opportunities at lectures, seminars, and cultural programs
Opportunities to participate in community activities
Opportunities to present your special interests and skills
Connect with others like yourself. Make new friends.
Become part of the Greater Austin Community of Japanese and Americans interested in learning more about each others' cultures
The mission "is to strengthen the greater Austin community by providing advocacy, social services, and programming that is culturally appropriate to the Vietnamese community. The organization shall support and facilitate cultural preservation, innovation, and creation."
Spotlight feature for 2015. The 2015 theme for Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, chosen by the Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC), was "Many Cultures, One Voice: Promote Equality and Inclusion."
"Established in 1971, the museum is one of few U.S. institutions dedicated to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands, serving the city of Los Angeles and the Greater Southern California region. The museum’s mission is to further intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands."
Located in Seattle, WA, the Wing Luke Museum, "as a National Park Service Affiliated Area and the first Smithsonian affiliate in the Pacific Northwest, offers an authentic perspective on a unique version of the American story."
Provides and overview then separate entries for Chinese, Filipinos, Indians, Vietnamese, Koreans, Japanese, and smaller groups (Pakistani, Cambodian, Hmong, and Thai). There is a link to the full report.