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The following is a list of Asian/Pacific Islander American Organizations that works closely with OCA. Many of the listed organizations below are part of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans. Visit their website: HERE

APA Labor Alliance
The API community is in support of worker organizing and political action.

Asian American Institute
The Institute was established in 1992 as a pan-Asian, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. The mission is to empower the Asian American community through advocacy, utilizing research, education and coalition building.

Asian American Justice Center
The Asian American Justice Center, nonpartisan organization, was incorporated in 1991. AAJC works to advance the human and civil rights of Asian Americans through advocacy, public policy and education.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation's largest 501c(3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) with financial need. Based in Washington, DC, APIASF was formed in 2003.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote
The Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is a national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that encourages and promotes civic participation of Asian Pacific Islander Americans in the electoral and public policy processes at the national level.

Chinese American Citizens Alliance
The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA.) was founded to promote citizenship, to better the Chinese community and to combat anti-Chinese sentiment. The CACA continues to champion civil and immigrant rights.

Committee 100
The Committee of 100 is a national non partisan organization composed of American citizens of Chinese descent. Each member has achieved positions of leadership in the United States in a broad range of professions.

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership
The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is a charitable and educational organization dedicated to building leadership and public policy knowledge within the Asian Pacific American (APA) community.

Hmong National Development, Inc.
Hmong National Development, Inc. is a national nonprofit advocacy organization developing capacity to ensure the full participation of Hmong in American society.

Japanese American Citizens League
Founded in 1929, Japanense American Citizens League aims to secure and uphold the human and civil rights of Americans of Japanese ancestry, preserve the cultural heritage and values of Japanese Americans, and combat social injustice.

Korean American Coalition
KAC is a national nonprofit community service, education and advocacy organization established in 1983 to facilitate the Korean American community's effective participation in civic, legislative, political and community affairs.

Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics
LEAP is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1982 to achieve full participation and equality for Asian Pacific Americans. Unmatched in vision and scope, LEAP offers leadership training, and publishes original public policy research.

National Alliance of Vietnamese American Service Agencies
The mission of NAVASA is to empower the Vietnamese community in the United States and facilitate the transition of Vietnamese refugees and immigrants from dependency to self-sufficiency.

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association
The mission of NAAPIHMA is to promote the mental health and well being of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. NAAPIMHA advocates on behalf of AAPI mental health issues as well as serves as a forum for effective collaboration and networking.

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) is the national association of Asian Pacific American (APA) attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students, providing a national network for its members and affiliates.

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
Founded in 1996, the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF) is the only national multi-issue Asian and Pacific Islander (API) women’s advocacy organization in the country. Our mission is to address the concerns and increase the right

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
For twenty years, the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging has been dedicated to serving aging Asian and Pacific Islanders (API). NAPCA programs and projects provide thousands of elders across America with a voice and opportunity.

National Council of Asian Pacific Americans
The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, founded in 1996 is a coalition of twenty-one Asian Pacific American organizations nation wide. Based in Washington D.C, NCAPA serves to represent the interests of the greater APA community.

National Federation of Filipino American Association
Our mission is to build a national organization that will be recognized by Washington policy makers, private industry and other advocacy groups as the voice of Filipinos and Filipino Americans throughout the United States.

National Korean American Service & Education Consortium
NAKASEC seeks to empower and improve the lives of Korean Americans through the following goals: Facilitate grassroots organizing and political/civic participation of Korean Americans; Advocate for the civil rights of Korean Americans.

Southeast Asia Resource Action Center
SEARAC is a national organization that advances the interests of Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese Americans by empowering communities through advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building to create a socially just and equitable society.

Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Founded as Sikh Mediawatch and Resource Task Force (SMART) in 1996, SALDEF is a national civil rights and educational organization. SALDEF’s mission is to protect the civil rights of Sikh Americans.

Sikh Coalition
The Sikh Coalition is a community-based organization that defends civil rights and civil liberties in the United States, educates the broader community about Sikhs and diversity, promotes local community empowerment, and fosters civic engagement.

South Asian Americans Leading Together
Founded in 2000, South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the full and equal participation by South Asians in the civic and political life of the United States.

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