Q&A SJSU’s Affiliates
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LGBT Resource Center - SJSU
Supports the LGBTIQQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, Ally) students of San José State University. Through dynamic programming and educational outreach the Resource Center seeks to improve the campus climate for LGBTIQQA students and advocate for the respect and safety of all members of the campus community. In collaboration with other campus programs the Resource Center works to meet the needs of students to promote the successful completion of their educational goals.
Associated Students - SJSU
AS SJSU Represents the students of San Jose State University and continually improve the quality of their educational opportunities and quality of their experiences.
MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center
Provides a safe and welcoming environment which honors and celebrates diversity. They offer support, advocacy for historically under-represented groups, leadership opportunities, and intentional programming that focus on critical thought, social justice, and cultural empowerment for the SJSU community.
Student Organization and Leadership (S.O.A.L)
Supports student organization growth and development through individual members, officers, advisers, and the organization as a whole. In addition, S.O.A.L. supports the mission of Student Involvement by offering leadership opportunities to engage students in learning and personal development.
Asian American Christian Fellowship
AACF’s mission is to reach into the university and collegiate community primarily those who are Asian Pacific Americans with the life changing message of Jesus Christ.
Ballroom Spartans - SJSU Ballroom Dancesport Team
The purpose of our organization is to make competitive ballroom instruction accessible to all students and faculty, and facilitate a strong learning environment for dance. Cohosting events with Q&A SJSU!
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Q&A | Stanford University
Q&A Stanford aims to build a supportive network among members of the Stanford community who are interested in exploring queer & Asian identities and issues. We provide a safe space for all of our members to socialize with others, talk about their lives and common problems, and learn more about issues that are important to them.
Cal Q&A | UC Berkeley
Cal Q&A is a student organization dedicated to the intersectionality of the queer and Asian identities. Through weekly meetings and monthly events, Cal Q&A acts as a safe space, social group, and support network for any and every student on the UC Berkeley campus. It is the largest club on campus that deals with the intersection of race and sexuality, and Cal Q&A works with many community organizations to strengthen both the Queer and Asian communities. Cal Q&A is also the host of the annual Queer & Asian Conference.
APIQ | UC Davis
Asian & Pacific-Islander Queers is a support group for individuals who identify as both API (Asian Pacific Islander) and LGBTQQI. We hold discussion meetings to talk about unique and pertinent issues that APIQs face. We also hold socials, open sessions, workshops, awareness weeks, and other events to enrich and educate the UC Davis campus and community. Ultimately, APIQ’s ongoing goal is to provide a supportive family for API Queers and to foster a more accepting environment by increasing public awareness.
———————Local Community Organizations———————
API Family Pride
Asian and Pacific Islander Family Pride’s mission is to end the isolation of Asian and Pacific Islander families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members through support, education, and dialog. Their vision is the recognition and acceptance among Asian and Pacific islander families of the sexual and gender diversity within our cultures.
API Equality is committed to working in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in California and nationally for equal marriage rights, fair treatment, and overall acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. Working in collaboration with our local partners, API Equality-LA and API Equality-SF, we engage in public education, community organizing, and legal and legislative advocacy to achieve our goals.
Asian Americans for Community Involvement
For 38 years, Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) has provided critical support to the community. Through our quality health and human services programs, strong leadership and effective advocacy, our work has impacted more than 12,000 people in the last year alone. AACI continues to grow and improve to ensure that all Asians in Santa Clara County are healthy, empowered and equal members of the community.
API Justice Coalition
The API Justice Coalition is a network of Asian Pacific Islander (API) focused organizations that work together to empower and advocate for the API community. We seek to be a united voice of positive change on the issues that affect the API community including but not limited to: immigrant rights, social and human services, race relations, anti-Asian violence prevention and awareness, API-focused legislation, voting rights, and language access.
Last updated: 8/26/11