Our Mission

AAPI UNITED, a 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to providing comprehensive support, advocacy, and empowerment for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), while actively fighting against discrimination. Our mission extends to addressing critical issues such as hunger and promoting child welfare.

Through strategic initiatives, community engagement, and collaboration, AAPI UNITED works to eliminate discrimination, ensuring that every individual within the AAPI community is treated with dignity and equality. Simultaneously, we are committed to the fight against hunger, advocating for food security, and promoting child welfare through educational programs and support systems. By fostering unity and addressing multifaceted challenges, AAPI UNITED strives to create a society where every AAPI individual thrives, free from discrimination, hunger, and with a focus on the well-being of children.

Full Transparency 

Asian Americans Pacific Islanders United is a 501(c)(3) Organization, with an IRS ruling year of 2021, and donations are fully tax-deductible.

AAPI United is committed to the highest level of transparency. Our organization, since 2021, has earned the Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency, showcasing the progress and results we’re making toward our missions.

Our board of directors plays a critical role in guiding the success of AAPI United. Their leadership, expertise, and vision are essential in driving our strategic initiatives and ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organization. Our board members serve 2 year terms, bringing their diverse backgrounds and collective experience providing  invaluable insight and guidance to our executive team, their contributions to Asian Americans Pacific Islanders is recognized and celebrated.

Board of Directors
James Mai, Business Owner John Park, Business Owner Niki Mai, Consultant
Matthew Mund, Advisory Member Beth Fujishige, Philanthropist Fabio Park, Business Owner
Suzanne Flores, Advisory Member

What we do

Empowering Asian-American Children & Youth

We are committed to investing in the education, mentorship, and overall well-being of AAPI children, recognizing the unique challenges they may face. Through targeted programs and initiatives, we aim to create a space that empowers young individuals to embrace their cultural identity, develop confidence, enabling them to become leaders, contributors, and ambassadors for positive change within their communities and beyond.

Supporting & Uplifting AAPI Businesses

Our mission is to provide a platform that uplifts, supports, and celebrates the achievements of Asian American entrepreneurs, recognizing the diversity and resilience within our community. Through tailored resources, mentorship programs, and community events, AAPI United is committed to fostering an environment where Asian Americans can thrive, overcome challenges, and reach their fullest potential.

Stand Against Racial Discrimination

We believe that every individual, regardless of their ethnic background, deserves to live in a world where they are treated with dignity, respect, and equality.We strive to create a united front against racial discrimination by promoting awareness, education, and advocacy. As we stand united against racial discrimination, we envision a world where the AAPI community, and indeed all communities, can thrive without fear of prejudice.

Combating AAPI Hunger & Homelessness

We work to eradicate hunger and homelessness within the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. When it comes to hunger and homelessness, we provide essential resources, advocate for change, and foster a supportive environment that empowers AAPI individuals and families to overcome socio-economic challenges. Through collaborative efforts and partnerships, AAPI United strives to create a future where no one in our community goes hungry, and is without shelter.


Official Partners and Sponsors

Interesting AAPI Facts

Asian Americans

23M+ U.S. Asian population is the fastest growing race, projected to reach 46M by 2060 (source)

Asian Owned Businesses

2M+ Ownership of Asian owned businesses have historcially increased by 25% over a 5yr period (source)

Asian Hate Crimes

169% A new study shows a 169% surge in anti-Asian hate crimes across 15 cities during Q1 2021 (source)

Asian American Spending

$1.2 TR AAPI consumer market is now $1.2 Trillion, with a 41% higher income than the national avg. (source)