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.


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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Facebook: @LILACovid19
Instagram: lilacovid_19
Twitter: @LILACorg