AACI Receives HHS New Access Point Award
[San Jose, CA] – Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) is proud to be the recipient of a New Access Point (NAP) award. Yesterday, U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that 46 grants were awarded to California health centers totaling $30.6 million in funding. AACI is one of three Bay Area ..Read More
Vision New America and Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) Join Forces
[San Jose, CA] – Vision New America and Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI), two respected Santa Clara County nonprofit organizations, announced plans to unite effective June 1, 2013. Vision New America’s Youth Leadership and Civic Engagement Program will become part of AACI. “Our two organizations share a commitment to developing the next generation of ..Read More
AACI Elects New Board Chair, Sally Wu
[San Jose, CA] – Sally Wu has been unanimously elected Chairperson of Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)’s Board of Directors. Sally is an active certified public accountant who has worked for firms such as Nuvelo, Inc., Metron Technology, and Deloitte & Touche, LLP. Sally holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from San Francisco ..Read More
AACI to Hold Annual Luncheon to Raise Funds for Programs
April 19, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: San Jose, CA. Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) will be holding its annual fundraising event on: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 12:00-1:00pm Villa Ragusa 35 South Second Street Campbell, CA 95008 The one hour luncheon will be an opportunity to learn about the programs and services AACI provides in ..Read More
AACI Holds Basketball Tournament for East San Jose Youth
(San Jose, CA) – Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) is holding its First Annual Youth Basketball Tournament for the participants in the AACI Youth Development Services and other community members. The free event will be held on Saturday, August 6 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM at Independence High School Gymnasium, located at 1776 Educational Park ..Read More
AACI Honored for “Asian American Voices” Film at Inaugural CreaTiVe Awards
San Jose, CA – Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) received this year’s CreaTiVe Award for its film, “Asian American Voices: Shaping Silicon Valley, Strengthening Community, Sharing Hope,” in the Non-Profit Social Services category. The award was presented to AACI and partner Story4 at the first annual CreaTiVe Awards Gala, which took place on January ..Read More
AACI Hosts Community Discussion about Domestic Violence
October 5, 2010 – In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) will be hosting a community discussion about the dynamics of domestic violence in Asian communities and the need for community engagement to intervene and prevent abuse.
AACI Honors Congressman Honda with Gordon N. Chan Leadership Award at Fundraising Luncheon
May 4, 2010 – Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) will honor Congressman Mike Honda with the Gordon N. Chan Leadership Award for exemplifying Gordon Chan’s leadership traits of generosity, compassion, commitment, and advocacy, at their Fundraising Luncheon on Friday, May 7th at the Doubletree Hotel San Jose from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Congressman Honda has been serving the 15th Congressional District of California in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2001. Congressman Honda is also a founding board member of AACI.
(Re)present: event featuring innovative Asian & Pacific Islander American artists on May 6th
April 29, 2010 – In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, South Bay First Thursdays will present the Asian & Pacific American identity through art and expression on Thursday May 6th from 8pm to 10pm at the Theatre on San Pedro Square in San Jose. This event will feature performances by local musicians and artists of Cambodian, Chinese, Pilipino, and Vietnamese descent.
AACI receives $3 million grant to tackle problem gambling
March 22, 2010 – Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) has received a $3 million grant from Bay 101 and Garden City Casino to fund a three-year program that will research the extent of problem gambling in the San Jose area and expand services to problem gamblers and their families.