AACO-SF

About AACO

Working hand-in-hand with the Community

Asian Americans for Community Outreach (AACO) is an organization dedicated to creating a forum in the San Francisco Bay Area where Asian American professionals and students can meet and foster the common goal of community service, benefiting the extended community as a whole.

AACO members can be found throughout the Bay Area. AACO organizes community service and social events and promotes awareness of social and political issues relevant to Asian Americans. By bringing together people from many diverse fields, AACO hopes to pool its members' knowledge, strength, and experience to make a positive impact on our community.

We welcome you to contact us if you have any questions about our organization.

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THE TEAM

The members of the Steering Committee consist of Russell Pong, Thu Pham, Priscilla Kyu, Philip Ryu, and Joe Kwan.
If would you like to join our team please contact us today!

UPCOMING EVENTS

City of Oakland/Wa Sung Turkey Give-Away

WHEN

Saturday, November 19, 2016 11:30 PM - 03:30 PM

WHERE

Recreation Center at Lincoln Square Park, 250 10th Street, Oakland, CA 94607

CONTACT

DESCRIPTION

The City of Oakland, District 2, is having their annual Turkey Giveaway on Saturday, 11/19. Last year, they organized distribution of Thanksgiving Baskets to 500 under-served families. In the spirit of giving, AACO will be partnering up with the City of Oakland and the Wa Sung Community Service Club to help out on this important day. Volunteers will be helping out with different duties including packing food in the morning and distributing the food to churches and families in the afternoon. We recognize this is short notice, but if you can join us, please email me ASAP so that I can let the event coordinator know how many additional volunteers they can expect.

Parking is on the street. There is a public parking garage under Renaissance Plaza that is not too expensive (entrances between at 9th & 10th on Franklin and Webster). The park is about 3-4 long blocks away from the 12th Street or Lake Merritt BART Stations.

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Annual After School Program "Gift Wrap For The Holidays"

WHEN

Saturday, December 10, 2016 11AM - 4PM

WHERE

TNDC Office at 201 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

CONTACT

DESCRIPTION

The Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation provides affordable housing and services for over 4,100 low-income residents in 6 San Francisco neighborhoods, building community and promoting equitable access to opportunity and resources. In addition to housing development, TNDC focuses on community organizing, urban food growth and land use, and its after-school program with the idea that everyone should have good quality housing and good quality of life in the city they love. Each year TNDC After School Program is having its annual gift wrapping party on Saturday December 10th. This year they are recipients of both Blackrock and BART’s holiday drives so there will be tons of items to wrap! A light lunch will be provided.

Disclaimer / Waiver

AACO events are not professionally, or formally, guided. It is the participants' responsibility to ensure they are in proper physical condition for events they attend, and should consult their physician if necessary.

By attending an event, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and release and discharge AACO and its staff from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, arising out of AACO's negligence.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

General Contact
info@aaco-sf.org

EXTRA RESOURCES

Asian American Cancer Support Network

Provides an educational, supportive, and diverse network of resources for those in the Bay Area affected by cancer, in particular Asian Americans.

Asian Americans for Community Involvement

Health services agency to address the needs of Asian American community and beyond in the San Jose area.

Asian Pacific Fund

Federation of agencies, businesses, and community leaders brought together to provide funds through workplace giving.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Community center offering art, cultural activities, festivals, and community involvement in the Oakland Chinatown area.

Center for Asian American Media

Promoting a pluralistic society through the funding, broadcast, exhibition and distribution of Asian American media arts.

National Association of Asian American Professionals

A national organization where professionals of varying Asian descent work together across the country to raise Asian American awareness in corporate America and ensure that Asian Americans are included in diversity programs.

Self Help for the Elderly

Multi-service organization providing a comprehensive range of multi-cultural and multi-lingual services in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties.

Taiwanese American Professionals

Professional association for networking, social, and community service.

Wa Sung Community Service Club

Performs charitable and educational services in the community and promotes goodwill, understanding, and cultural awareness.

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