Community Groups

  Community groups are the back bone of our society. Discover different groups that are serving the needs of our communities.

 The Asian American Center of Frederick provides vital services to assist lower income, minority, or immigrant groups reach their full potential through access to health insurance enrollment, interpreter/translation services, ESL and Citizenship classes, mentoring, housing, education, employment and business development services.

DC Asian Pacific American Film was established to be the beacon of creative output of Asian and Asian American media arts through community outreach, social media platforms, collaborative efforts with other Asian Pacific American organizations, and an annual film festival.

Migrant Heritage Commission (MHC) is a non-profit service-oriented organization that address the needs and issues confronting Filipino migrants including Filipino Americans in the U.S. It is a response to recognize and protect the cultural identity and rights of Filipino Migrants in the U.S. MHC primarily serves as a resource center for all migrants.

Indian Dance Educator Association (IDEA) is an umbrella organization of dance professionals established to serve Indian Classical dancers and dance lovers.
IDEA’s programs bring greater awareness of the unique artistic gifts brought to America’s great cultural tapestry by dancers from India.

Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute (HTCMLI) has been supporting D.C.’s at-risk youth for over 20 years by providing a safe space for kids and teenagers to develop important life skills—like respect, discipline, teamwork, and mindfulness—through the ancient practice of kung fu. The school has exposed hundreds of students to the cultural richness that is intrinsic to the martial art, teaching students basic Cantonese, lion and dragon dance, and traditional Chinese thunder drumming. HTCMLI is also a pioneer in training students with a STEM & Arts and Culture (STEMAC) foundation.
 Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) in New York City host the largest Asian American Heritage Festival on the east coast. Due to COVID-19, CAPA is hosting the celebration virtually. Organizations, emcees, steering committee members, and performers are sending videos to post on Facebook and Instagram. CAPA wants to engage the wider AAPI community to respond back with a video or photo describing their AAPI pride, how they're observing AAPI heritage month, or what AAPI heritage means to them! Tell  CAPA your story. Tag our FB or IG and #celebratewithCAPA #aapiheritagemonth2020