About Us

For over 30 years, the Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) has been at the forefront of creating and sustaining personalized opportunities for nonprofits,  artists, and individuals to explore our shared culture.

CAPA is a 501C(3) non-profit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose goal and passion is to bring as many AAPI organizations, artists, and performers together to celebrate our culture and heritage.

Our Mission

The Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) is a New York-based advocacy organization dedicated to addressing the community needs of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Our goal is to build partnerships with community organizers as we help social profit organizations reach new audiences.

Our Goals

  • promote cooperation and understanding among Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations
  • foster friendship among Asian American and Pacific Islanders and others in the community
  • promote, represent, and advocate the interests of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities
  • provide a conducive environment for encouraging Asian American and Pacific Islander to utilize their history, culture, and art to foster self-esteem and respect for their heritage
  • expose the greater community to APPI culture and its contributions to society

Our Story

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