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

2015 OCA National Convention

WHEN

Monday, June 29, 2015 through Saturday, July 4, 2015

(there are different shifts available during pre-convention times, convention times,

and evening events on-site and off-site)

WHERE

San Francisco Hilton Union Square (333 O’Farrell Street) for the Pre-Convention and Convention shifts

Francisco Middle School (2190 Powell Street) for the Friday 7/3/15 Community Night Off-Site Event shifts

CONTACT

DESCRIPTION

The OCA Convention is a premier annual event that brings together advocates from across the nation to engage with issues important to the Asian-American and Pacific Island (AAPI) community. Founded in 1973, OCA is a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans. Volunteers are needed during pre-convention times, convention times (the actual convention is July 2-5 in the Hilton Union Square Hotel), and for the evening on-site and off-site events.

Please RSVP with me directly if you would like to volunteer for the following events:

7/3/15 Community Night at Francisco Middle School (2190 Powell Street in the North Beach Area of SF) – 6:00-9:30 PM – where we will assist with such tasks as bus unloading, signage, crowd control, security, ushering, ticket collection, cleanup, collect and empty trash/trash removal, breakdown of food and beverage stations, breaking down of tables and chairs, sweep/mop floors, etc.

7/4/15 Gala Banquet Setup (3-5:30 PM), Registration (5-8PM), and/or Gala Banquet Assistance (7-9PM) – where we will assist with setup (set up program booklets, table tents, giveaways, table decorations, etc.), registration, and/or the gala banquet (ushering, ticket collection, and cleanup).

If you would like to volunteer for other pre-convention and convention shifts (including day shifts), please fill out the volunteer availability form at:

OCA National Convention Sign-Up"

You can also email me to ask me about various shifts during pre-convention and convention times (there are many different shifts and volunteer positions available).

AACO Street Meals

WHEN

Saturday, July 11, 2015 01:45 PM - 07:00 PM

WHERE

First Presbyterian Church, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley, CA 94704

CONTACT

DESCRIPTION

It's that time again! We are getting folks together to help prepare and serve a warm meal to those in need. Not only do you get to sharpen your culinary skills but you will be in the company of some of the coolest, like-minded people (volunteers & guests) you will ever meet! Please join us!

**No prior experience necessary!

Our guests are mostly unemployed,underemployed, or living on small pensions. Our primary duties include food preparation, meal serving and clean up. If time permits, we will sample the meals we prepare before our guests arrive.

For those who are interested, we will have dinner at a local restaurant immediately following the volunteer event!

**Please RSVP to me so that I know you are on board!

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.

Ready to learn more?

Feel free to get in touch with us. Don't hesitate to join our AACO Facebook and sign up for our Yahoo Groups Newsletter to learn more about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities!



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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