Tenth Edition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Directory for Los Angeles and Orange Counties
The UCLA Asian American Studies Center has released the 10th Edition of its Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Directory for Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Funding for the directory was provided by Nielsen Media Research and Toyota Motors Corporation.
For the past three decades, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AA&PI) organizations have been one of the fastest growing service sectors in California. Los Angeles and Orange Counties, in particular, are home to the nation’s largest and most diverse concentration of Asian American and Pacific Islanders. According to the US Census Bureau, the AA&PI population is projected to grow to 20 million by the year 2020. This trend sets the agenda for leaders and activists to develop essential and responsive community organizations that will advocate for and address AA&PI needs.
The highly acclaimed community directory was first published in 1980 by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center’s Student and Community Projects (SCP) Unit, and has sought several major goals: forge stronger campus–community bridges for partnerships; strengthen community-based research; provide timely and updated information to service providers and their constituents; and offer greater knowledge about AA& PI communities.
The 352-page Community Directory provides an updated, annotated, and indexed listing of more than 1,000 community-based organizations, media, museum and arts institutions, Asian American Studies programs, and other groups serving and representing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
The directory is a useful resource tool for educators, mainstream and ethnic media, social services staff, elected officials, policymakers, and business people to link them with the large AA&PI community infrastructure. It is also intended to be a useful resource tool for college students, offering:
- Community internships available for students
- “College/University Academic and Research Programs and Student Services” section
- Links to scholarship and fellowship resources
New additions in this 10th Edition Directory include:
- Census and Population information
- Glossary of services provided by Organizations
- Maps locating ethnic enclaves
The 10th edition of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Directory, (ISBN: 978-0-934052-44-3) can be ordered through the UCLA Asian American Studies Center for $20 per copy (plus shipping and handling charges):
- Order through the UCLA Asian American Studies Center Press (pay by credit card):
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