The mission of the Asian American Studies Collection (AASC) is to preserve and make accessible interdisciplinary knowledge and history of Asian American communities and the Asian Diaspora. The mission is to support the curriculum program of the undergraduate and graduate students, the research of the faculty in the Ethnic Studies Department, and to provide support in this area to the other University of California campuses and the general community at large.
The Online Archive of California (OAC) provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 200 contributing institutions including libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California and collections maintained by the 10 University of California (UC) campuses.
The Heritage Center at the Museum of African Diaspora explores four main themes of diaspora — origin, movement, adaptation, and transformation — to foster greater understanding and empathy among people everywhere.
The Oakland LGBTQ Community Center is dedicated to enhancing and sustaining the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, our families and allies, by providing educational, social, and health related activities, programs and services.
ASATA, the Alliance of South Asians Taking Action, is a San Francisco Bay Area all-volunteer group working to educate, organize, and empower the Bay Area South Asian communities to end violence, oppression, racism and exploitation within and against our diverse communities.
OACC envisions vibrant, healthy, and just communities where diverse Asian and Pacific Islander identities and heritage are affirmed and celebrated through cross-cultural exchange, intergenerational dialogue, and educational programming.
La Peña is a vibrant non-profit community cultural center with a global vision that has promoted social justice, arts participation, and intercultural understanding since 1975. As an internationally recognized gathering place, we support a multitude of cultural traditions, progressive movements, and keep alive peoples’ cultures through community events, performances and classes rooted in Latin American cultural traditions and beyond.
Indian People Organizing for Change (IPOC) is a community-based organization in the San Francisco Bay Area. Its members, including Ohlone tribal members and conservation activists, work together in order to accomplish social and environmental justice within the Bay Area American Indian community. Current projects include the preservation of Bay Area shellmounds, which are the sacred burial sites of the Ohlone Nation, whose homeland is the San Francisco Bay Area.
FAJ’s mission is to build a strong and empowered Filipino community by organizing constituents, developing leaders, providing services, and advocating for policies that promote social and economic justice and equity.