The Oakland-based Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA) is a 30-year-old grassroots organization that invests in, and more specifically, prioritizes, the long-term leadership development of its constituents. AIWA’s Community Transformational Organizing Strategy (CTOS) is an evidence-based and systematic grassroots leadership development model based on decades of community-driven campaigns and peer-led organizing.
The Pathways to Citizenship initiative will assist immigrants through the citizenship process as well as encourage civic participation among them.
A new study on Bay Area Muslims reveals the social needs and philanthropic potential of the community.
East Bay Community Foundation highlights Chinese American donor’s work in the community through insightful video.
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The event, “Giving Gap? Connecting Asian American Philanthropy and Community Needs,” brought together 5 experts on Asian American giving, including CACF co-founder Buck Gee.
New fund will support Asian Americans within the New York City metro region severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Last month I had the honor of being one of over 200 participants for a day-long National Philanthropic Briefing, hosted by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Over 50 foundations were represented, as well as many AAPI community organizations across the country, brought together to discuss with government agency officials about the needs in […]