Coalition for Asian American Student Engagement

Partner Program for College and University Organizations

North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working towards empowering Asian American communities through civic engagement, leadership development and grassroots mobilization. Our student coalition aims to better understand and utilize the unique social, historical and political position that Asian Americans occupy in N.C. and its implications for higher education, college students and student organizing.

Questions? Contact danica@ncaatogether.org

Who should apply

  • Asian affiliate organizations who want to grow their network and presence in N.C. by connecting to NCAAT, other organizations, nonprofits and resources
  • Organizations who are passionate about promoting civic engagement by hosting voter registration drives, get out the vote work and educational events
  • Those who want to better understand and engage Asian American communities and students through creative programming and outreach efforts

Benefits

  • Up to $1000 of financial support from NCAAT to support programming
  • Inclusion to a cross-state coalition of affiliate organizations working towards an understanding of working in a pan-Asian American context
  • Access to NCAAT resources, regional conferences and trainings, workshops, educational materials, cultural and political programming & more!

Requirements

  • 4-10 month commitment periods
  • Individualized civic engagement and event goals
  • Monthly check-ins with NCAAT supervisor
  • Written reflections of projects, progress and events
  • Submission of event and volunteer sign ups

Work we have done

  • Registered over 200 voters at NC State University
  • Registered over 800 voters at Duke University
  • Hosted get out the vote parties at NC State University’s, Duke University’s and NC Central University’s early voting sites
  • “From Collective Marginalization to Collective Power: the Importance of AAPI Civic Engagement” workshop at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2018
  • Asian American Identity Workshop at East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) National Conference 2017