Arizona Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander for Equity (AZ AANHPI for Equity) is a state-wide organization striving for equity and justice by building power through community directed organizing, increasing civic engagement, and empowering young leaders.
The Arizona Matsuri is a two-day festival featuring the culture of Japan. The Arizona Matsuri is a non-profit organization, whose Steering Committee members are drawn from the Arizona Buddhist Temple, the Phoenix Himeji Sister City Committee, the Japanese American Citizens League, the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, the Japanese Business Association of Arizona, the Japanese Culture Club of Arizona and interested individuals. The Matsuri is the means for the Arizona Matsuri to fulfill its mission of introducing the arts and culture of Japan to Arizona.
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, the Asian Chamber of Commerce Incorporated is passionately dedicated to serving the Arizona Asian American & Pacific Islander community. The goal of the Asian Chamber Inc. is to include all Asian & Pacific Islander groups in our services. We are able to accomplish this task through our well respected Advisory Board and Board of Directors, which represents virtually every major Asian and Pacific Islander group in Arizona.
APCA was formed in 2002 to meet the health related needs of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) individuals and families residing in Arizona. The APCA mission is to provide services, advocacy and education for diverse communities resulting in a healthier and more empowered population seeking good health.
The Gila River Indian Community is an Indian reservation in the U.S. state of Arizona, lying adjacent to the south side of the city of Phoenix, within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area in Pinal and Maricopa counties.Gila River Indian Reservation was established in 1859, and the Gila River Indian Community formally established by Congress in 1939. The community is home for members of both the Akimel O’odham (Pima) and the Pee-Posh (Maricopa) tribes.
The mission of Island Liaison, Inc. is to serve as a resource for educational and cultural enrichment as well as health and government services locally to the Pacific Islander community in Arizona. The organization serves to foster and expand the network of lasting relationships with the Pacific Islander community and other resource organizations and community members.
The Japanese Friendship Garden, named RoHoEn, is a joint project of the City of Phoenix and our Sister City Himeji, Japan. Himeji Mayor, Matsuji Totani proposed the garden in 1987 to cement the bonds of friendship between Japan and the United States and particularly between the peoples of Himeji and Phoenix.
The mission of the Poston Community Alliance is to preserve Poston’s incarceration history in order to uphold social justice for all Americans, regardless of race, religion and ethnicity. Through multimedia education and the preservation of stories, artifacts and historic structures, Poston’s unique multicultural history, involving Japanese Americans and Native Americans, will be kept alive.
The Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition (SAJCC) is established to unify those involved in creating, maintaining, and promoting Japanese culture in Tucson and Southern Arizona. The SAJCC shall be an organization for Japanese American families and individuals, Japanese Nationals and their families, people and organizations promoting Japanese language, history, arts, and cultural activities, and anyone interested in Japanese culture.