Cultural Engagement

Nassau County is a diverse community, and we continuously work to recognize and celebrate the heritage of all groups. Below is a list of nonprofits in New York that seek to promote cultural understanding and engagement. Contact each organization for more information and to learn about their programs and initiatives.

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Community Groups

 

Indian Association of Long Island

IALI’s mission is to foster a better understanding of India’s diverse heritage and rich traditions among the Indian-American population and larger Long Island community. 

Website: http://ialinewyork.org/our-mission/
Email: veena.lamba@yahoo.com
Phone Number: 516-395-1468

 

Long Island Chinese American Association

LICAA is a 501(c)3 charity organization dedicated to cultural and social contribution regarding the Chinese community of New York.

Email: info@licaa.org
Facebook: @NYLICAA

 

Pakistan American Community of Long Island

PACOLI is a non-religious and nonpolitical partisan entity that aims to serve the Pakistani American community of New York and promote civic involvement.

Website: http://pacoli.org/
Email: info@pacoli.org
Phone Number: 1 347-654-5685
Facebook: @pacoli.ofny


Youth Organizations


Asians Speak Up

Asians Speak Up is a youth organization focused on social involvement and the amplification of Asian voices through sharing personal stories and experiences.

Website: https://asiansspeakup.org/
Email: asiansspeakup@gmail.com
Social Media: @asiansspeakup

 

Long Island Laboring Against Covid-19

LILAC is a youth organization that aims to provide PPE and meals to frontline workers and the most vulnerable members of our community. 

Website: https://www.lilacovid19.org/
Email: lilacovid19@gmail.com
Facebook: @LILACovid19
Instagram: lilacovid_19
Twitter: @LILACorg