AAPI Advocacy Groups

Here are some AAPI Advocacy Groups! If you know of any others that you want to be added, please let us know and we will add them! You can shoot us an email with the name of the organization and where we can find out more information.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)

AAJC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works towards advancing the rights of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians to build a "fair and equitable society for all". They focus on immigration, advocating for an accurate count of Asian Americans in the census and increasing Asian Americans' political power.

AAJC is part of a coalition of five Asian American advocacy organizations, including the Asian Law Caucus, AAJC-Chicago, AAJC-Atlanta and AAJC-Los Angeles. Of the five organizations, AAJC-Los Angeles has the highest revenue.

Asian American Advocacy Fund

Asian America Advocacy Fund is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit that is "dedicated to building a politically conscious engaged and progressive Asian American base in Georgia". Its priorities are immigrant and racial justice; census, redistricting and voting rights; and advancing educational, health and economic opportunities.

Recently, they played a key role in mobilizing Georgia's AAPI voters during both the general and Senate runoff elections.

Indian American Impact Fund

IMPACT is a Political Action Committee (PAC) that supports candidates who advocate for Native American Communities. They seek to ensure that Native Americans are fully represented in politics and are a part of policy conversations,  media and civic life.

They also have a 501(c)(3) arm called the Indian American Impact Project, which focuses on nonpartisan, non-electoral educational work regarding Native American civic engagement and political participation.

Southeast Asian Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

SEARAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to empower Cambodian, Laotian and Vietnamese Americans in order to create a more equitable and just society. They seek to increase Southeast Asian American self-determination by supporting community leaders and advocates, community engagement and community mobilization on advocacy.

They advocate for progressive policies at both the state level in CA and the national level. They do this by seeking to bring attention to issues that are unique to Southeast Asian Americans but are often overlooked. Their priorities are related to education, immigration and health.

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT)

SAALT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that advocates for the rights of South Asian Americans. They advocate for just and equitable public policies at both the national and local level, strengthens grassroots South Asian organizations and informs and influences the national dialogue of issues that impact South Asian communities.

Their work includes a South Asian Legal Aid Network and supporting detained immigrants. Its priorities are centered on racial justice, civic engagement, immigrant rights, post 9/11 backlash and gender justice. They also coordinate the National Coalition of South Asian Organizations (NCSO).

AAPI Victory Fund

AAPI Victory Fund is a "kinder, gentle Super PAC" and focuses on mobilizing AAPI voters and closing the AAPI voter turnout gap. They work to engage and empower progressive AAPIs t be the "margin of victory at all levels of the ballot".

Their goals are to build sustained power behind a common agenda, serve as a vehicle for influence and share knowledge of the AAPI community.