Community & Culture

Abubaker Sediq Mosque (ASM)
Abubaker Sediq Mosque in Hayward, CA
Afghan Coalition
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Afghan Coalition is an Ethnic Community-Based Organization led by Afghans that provides a variety of different services to the community.
Afghan Health Leadership Consortium (Afghan Coalition)
The Afghan Health Leadership Consortium is a program of the Afghan Coalition in Fremont. The health topics discussed are unique to the Afghan Community and are focused to service providers, educators and community leaders. After the crisis in Afghanistan, the focus of the Consortium has been on issues relating to the needs and problems of the new arrivals and solutions that address those special needs.
Afghan Path Towards Wellness – North Alameda County (International Rescue Committee – Oakland)
Afghan Path Towards Wellness offers Support Groups for Afghan adults who live in North Alameda County. Our mission is to provide a safe and supportive space for Afghan adults to embark on a journey towards improved well-being, mental health, and personal growth.
African Advocacy Network
The African Advocacy Network (AAN) is a San Francisco-based nonprofit founded in 2009 to serve the growing Diaspora of African and Afro-Caribbean immigrants. AAN provides immigration legal services, case management, and social integration services based on a unique Cultural Brokering model.
African Communities Program (Partnerships for Trauma Recovery)
African Communities Program addresses the psychosocial impacts of trauma among international survivors of human rights abuses through culturally aware, trauma-informed, and linguistically accessible mental health care, outreach, professional training, and policy advocacy.
AHS Specialty Mental Health Prevention Program – North Alameda County (Asian Health Services)
AHS Specialty Mental Health (SMH) Prevention Program serves East Asian language community residents in Alameda County seeking mental health support. Services include community outreach, workshops, individual and community consultations, preventative counseling, and support groups. Services provided are free. Our services are supported by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Alameda County Behavioral Health.
Alameda County Health Centers – Alameda Health Consortium
CHCN health centers are based in Alameda County, California, and have extended services to surrounding counties. The eight CHCN health centers which make up the Network, currently serve more than 130,000 people at more than 94 sites of care. Many of the health centers also provide mental health, dental and preventive health programs.
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AlcoholHelp is a free online information hub that creates educational articles about substance misuse, and co-occurring behavioral and mental health disorders for people of all demographics nationwide.
Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE)
The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Action is a grassroots, member-led, statewide community organization working with more than 15,000 members across California. ACCE is dedicated to raising the voices of everyday Californians, neighborhood by neighborhood, to fight for the policies and programs we need to improve our communities and create a brighter future.
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Amplify! African American Statewide Coordinating Center (AACC) is funded to rebuild/increase the capacity of African American/African Immigrant communities to conduct meaningful and relevant tobacco control programs and activities statewide.
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF) raises awareness of the experience of Immigration into America through the Pacific. AIISF collects and preserves the rich stories and personal journeys of thousands of immigrants, and shares them with visitors and everyone living in America through education initiatives and public programs. Angel Island Immigration Station reminds us of the complicated history of immigration in America. It serves as a symbol of our willingness to learn from our past to ensure that our nation keeps its promise of liberty and freedom.
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Bay Area
ARISE Asian Wellness Project – South Alameda County (a program of Bay Area Community Health, formerly Tri City Health Center)
Arise Asian Wellness Project is a Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention program that aims to promote emotional and mental well-being through education and consultation. We provide FREE workshops, individual preventative counseling, support groups, and community events for youth, adults, and families of the East Asian Community in South Alameda County. We also assist with connecting participants to care.
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ARTogether is a resource center for the Bay Area’s refugee community, providing free creative arts workshops within a setting that supports social gathering, human connection, and community-building.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus (Advancing Justice-ALC)
Founded in 1972, Advancing Justice-ALC is the nation’s first legal and civil rights organization serving the low-income Asian and Pacific Islander American communities. In California, with a special focus on the Bay Area, we bring together legal services, community empowerment, and policy advocacy to fight for immigrant justice, economic security, and a stronger democracy. As a founding member of the Asian Americans Advancing Justice affiliation, we also advance national policies and legal strategies on community-based solutions to racist hate and violence, the freedom to vote, and race-conscious college admission, and much more.
Asian Community Wellness Program – North Alameda County (Korean Community Center of the East Bay)
Asian Community Wellness Program (ACWP) provides mental health wellness outreach, awareness, education, consultation, stigma reduction, counseling services, and case management support to East Asians (Chinese, Mongolian, Korean, Japanese), and other Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) community members in North Alameda County. In addition, ACWP provides culturally responsive and trauma-informed services and access to community resources without insurance requirements.
Asian Health Services
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Asian Health Services provides health, social, and advocacy services for all regardless of income, insurance status, immigration status, language, or culture. Our approach to wellbeing focuses on “whole patient health,” which is why we provide more than primary care services, including mental health, case management, nutrition, and dental care to more than 50,000 patients in English and 14 languages: Korean, ASL, Lao, Burmese, Mandarin, Cantonese, French, Mien, Karen, Mongolian, Karenni, Tagalog, Khmer, and Vietnamese. We offer medical, dental, and mental health services for all ages.
Asian Immigrant Women Advocates
Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA) develops the collective leadership of low-income immigrant women and youth to organize for positive changes in their living and working conditions, focusing on three major areas: Education, Leadership Development and Collective Action.
Asian Pacific Islander Community Collaborative (APICC)
The Asian Pacific Islander Community Collaborative (APICC) is a collection of over 30 Asian and Asian Pacific Islander (API) community-based organizations that provide services to the 5th Supervisorial District; it was established in December 2002 by Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson. APICC advocates for and promotes linguistically and culturally accessible County services for Asian and Asian Pacific Islander Americans. Our focus is on language access, employment, and social services issues, and we will work with community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and businesses that serve API communities.
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (API Legal Outreach)
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (API Legal Outreach) is a non-profit promoting the development, empowerment, and self-reliance of the community through providing culturally competent legal, social, and educational services. API Legal Outreach's mission is to provide culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation, social services, and advocacy for the most marginalized segments of the community including low-income women, seniors, recent immigrants, and youth.
Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy, and Leadership (APPEAL)
Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL) is a national organization working towards social justice and a tobacco-free Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) community.

Our Mission: To champion social justice and achieve equity and empowerment for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders by supporting and mobilizing community-led movements through advocacy and leadership development on critical public health issues.
Asian Women’s Shelter
Asian Women’s Shelter works to eliminate domestic violence in communities by promoting the social, economic, and political self-determination of women and all survivors of violence and oppression. They have a 24-hour crisis hotline: 1-877-751-0880
At Home Humanitarian
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At Home Humanitarian is a grassroots effort focused on socially integrating refugees, asylees, and immigrants while building tolerance and understanding throughout their new communities. Our core work focuses on mentor matching, community acculturation events, and providing extracurricular opportunities. Mentorships, outings, and scholarships.
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AYPAL is a leadership development, community organizing and coalition building organization that seeks to create healthy, safe, and thriving communities for Oakland’s low-income Asian & Pacific Islander immigrant and refugee families.
Banteay Srei
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Banteay Srei is a youth development, asset building organization that is non-judgmental of young Southeast Asian women who are at risk of being or engaged in the underground sex trade. We seek to provide the resources that support their healthy development through self empowerment and self determination.
Bay Area Equity Atlas
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The Bay Area Equity Atlas is a comprehensive data support system to track the state of equity across the region and equip community leaders with data to inform solutions for inclusive prosperity. The Atlas is produced by the San Francisco Foundation, PolicyLink, and the USC Equity Research Institute (ERI).
Bay Area Immigrant and Refugee Services
Bay Area Immigrant and Refugee Services (BAIRS) provides comprehensive services that assist all Immigrants and all refugees in gaining self-sufficiency, no matter where in the US.
Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative
BIMI's interdisciplinary network of researchers places the social, political, legal and economic dynamics of immigration in the Bay Area within global trends of economic mobility, forced migration and family reunification.
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Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI)
Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) educates and engages African American and black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social and economic justice. At the local and regional level, BAJI provides training and technical assistance to partner organizations to develop leadership skills, works with faith communities to harness their prophetic voice, and initiates vibrant dialogues with African Americans and black immigrants to discover more about race, our diverse identities, racism, migration and globalization.
Building Skills Partnership
Building Skills Partnership (BSP) improves the lives of property service workers in low-wage industries and their families. Property service workers are janitors, security officers, maintenance and custodial workers, stadium, arena and airport workers, and other workers who provide important services to the buildings of California. BSP programs serve 5,500 participants annually through direct services and training, and 20,000 individuals through hybrid outreach engagements & online services. Programs focus on workforce development, immigrant inclusion, and community advancement. The organization offers career and education programs that enable workers’ personal and professional success.
California Collaborative for Immigrant Justice
CCIJ moves beyond traditional legal services and supports innovative approaches for the liberation and empowerment of detained immigrants and their communities. We utilize coordination, advocacy, and legal services to fight for the liberation of immigrants in detention in California.
California Health Collaborative
The California Health Collaborative is committed to addressing the health needs of Californians with special emphasis on underserved communities with limited access to resources or who face barriers related to culture, language, income, education, gender, geography or immigration status.
California LGBTQ Health and Human Services Network
The California LGBTQ Health & Human Services Network is an LGBTQ-specific Health Advocacy Organization, bringing together more than 60 non-profit providers, community centers, and researchers to advocate collectively for state level policies and resources that will advance LGBTQ health.
California Partnership to End Domestic Violence – Bay Area Resources
The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (the Partnership) is California’s recognized domestic violence coalition, representing over 1,000 advocates, organizations and allied groups throughout the state. This map is a useful tool for finding domestic violence organizations in your community who are Members of the Partnership. Listings contain hotline numbers and websites (where available).
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Californians Together
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Californians Together works for an educational system that is funded and structured so every child will have full access to a high quality 21st century education and will graduate from our public schools fully prepared for success in college and career and full civic participation.
Center for Empowering Refugees & Immigrants (CERI)
Center for Empowering Refugees & Immigrants (CERI) serves refugees and immigrants affected by war, torture, genocide or other extreme traumas so as to improve their emotional, physical, social and economic wellbeing.
Center of Excellence for Immigrant Child Health & Wellbeing
The Center of Excellence for Immigrant Child Health and Wellbeing (CoE) (at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland, California) serves as the infrastructure for collective action to address the health of children in immigrant families through education, evidence-based clinical services, and advocacy.
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Bay Area
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