OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 30th FOR MEMORIAL DAY

May Is Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May Is Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! As part of the celebrations I want to highlight the tremendous work being done in the 46th ward and citywide to support our Asian-American communities. Our local non-profits always need volunteers and support for their programming. Our community agencies form a unique piece of Uptown’s cultural heritage.

South East-Asia Center

Check out their website and programming here.

Chinese-Mutual Aid Fund
Check out their website and programming here.

Vietnamese Association of Illinois
Check out their website and programming here.

Buddhist Temple of Chicago
Check out their website and programming here.

Japanese-American Service Center
Check out their website and programming here.

Asian-Human Services
Check out their website and programming here.

Uptown Chamber of Commerce
Check out their website and programming here.

Chicago Public Library- Bezazian Branch
You can find CPL programming here.

City Council Resolution
In 2022 the Chicago City Council acknowledged the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes around the country, both reported and unreported. You can find the National Stop AAPI Hate Report here.

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