Asian American Institute

Chicago, IL – The Asian American Institute, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice has a mission is to empower the Asian American community through advocacy, by utilizing education, research, and coalition building.

AAI was established in 1992 by a group of visionary Chicago community activists, academicians, and business leaders in response to the growing need to build a pan-Asian policy agenda among Chicago’s diverse Asian American communities. AAI projects a united voice on the most pressing issues of concern to Asian Americans in metropolitan Chicago. Its staff and board work closely with a broad network of established community leaders and emerging activists who have bridged ethnic and cultural differences to find solutions to shared concerns.