Asia Society - Through art exhibitions and performances, films, lectures, seminars and conferences, publications and assistance to the media, and materials and programs for students and teachers, the Asia Society presents the diversity of Asia to the American people.
Asian American Health - Although Asian Americans in the United States suffer from the same health problems as the population at large, certain illnesses predominate. There is a particularly high rate of liver cancer among Asian Americans, while lung cancer is their leading cause of cancer death. Vietnamese women's cervical cancer rate is five times that of Caucasian women. Asian Americans have among the highest rates of tuberculosis and hepatitis B in the United States. Asian Indians have an unusually high rate of coronary artery disease, and parasitic infections are particularly widespread among Southeast Asian refugees.
Manilatown Heritage Foundation - Promoting social and economic justice for Filipinos in the United States by preserving their history, advocating for equal access, and advancing Filipino arts and culture.
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) - The national association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students. NAPABA monitors legislative developments and judicial appointments, promotes APA political leadership, advocates for equal opportunity in education and in the workplace, works to eliminate violence against Asian Pacific Americans, and builds coalitions on these issues and others within the legal profession and the community at large.
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