• Asian Pacific American Organizations

  • The APA community in Austin is well organized. Below is a list of pan-Asian organizations serving the community:

    • Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, a business membership organization that is a partner and catalyst in driving local economic growth through advocacy, connections, and education.
    • Network of Asian American Organizations is the umbrella service and information network that unites and promotes the APA community through educational, cultural, social, and business.
    • Asian American Resource Center (AARC) is a City of Austin run community facility that provides programs specifically targeted for APA residents. 
    • Asian American Resource Center non-profit is the charitable organization that assists with programing at the AARC
    • Asian American Cultural Center provides the facilities, expertise and unique space for the sharing of culture between the East and the West in the American experience.
    • University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Asian Studies, providing a focal point for creating and disseminating knowledge about Asia
    • Austin History Center, holds the local history collection of the Austin Public Library. It collects and preserves information about local governments, businesses, residents, institutions, and neighborhoods so that generations to come will have access to Austin's history, including that of Asian American pioneers.
    • Asian Family Support Services of Austin is a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to Asian and other immigrant families dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking.
    • Asian Austin covers all things Asian (people, the arts, business and shopping) in Austin and beyond. Events are regularly posted on their calendar.
    • Austin Asian American Film Festival occurs in November annually.

     

    There are also numerous ethnic specific organizations, including:

    • Austin Hindu Temple and Community Center
    • Austin Filipino-American Association
    • Austin Tamil Sangam
    • Bangladesh Association of Greater Austin
    • Central Texas Bengali Association
    • Chinese Society of Austin
    • India Community Center of Austin
    • Indian American Coalition of Texas
    • Japan-America Society of Greater Austin
    • Korean American Association of Austin
    • Malaysia Singapore Association of Central Texas
    • Pakistan American Association of Greater Austin
    • Taiwanese American Professionals
    • Vietnamese American Community of Austin Texas
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