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Come Discuss Asian American Melancholia & Dissociation

Join us for a discussion of academic David L. Eng and psychotherapist Shinhee Han’s new book, Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation (Duke University Press 2019). Eng and Han first met in the mid-1990s when they were brought together by their collective sorrow by a spate of student suicides at Columbia University. Their book explores the psychic trauma of Asian American young …

Have a laugh at Comedy for a Cause, March 5!

Asian Women Giving Circle presents Comedy for a Cause! Come laugh, drink, and have a good time — all while raising money to support Asian American women and social change. We’ve got a fantastic, all-female lineup of comics that you won’t want to miss. All proceeds go to the Asian Women Giving Circle. RSVP and invite your friends on Facebook, …

Asian Women Giving Circle Request for Grant Proposals 2019

OUR IMPACT Since 2006, AWGC has distributed over $850,000 in grants to 70+ NYC-based arts and culture projects. When we move hearts and minds, change follows. We believe these projects can move us closer to a society free of fear, bias and injustice. We pool our resources to fund projects led by Asian American women artists and community groups. We …

Asian Women Giving Circle Request for Grant Proposals 2018

OUR IMPACT Since 2006, AWGC has distributed nearly $850,000 in grants to 70+ NYC-based arts and culture projects. When we move hearts and minds, change follows. We believe these projects can move us closer to a society free of fear, bias and injustice. We pool our resources to fund projects led by Asian American women artists and community groups. We …

Thank You for Making Cabaret Night a Success

We’re still buzzing from our annual Celebrate Activism through the Arts “Cabaret Night” celebration! We were thrilled to share the works of our amazing grantee partners – Kate Rigg, Kayhan Irani, Sahar Muradi (Kundiman), and Kit Yan & Melissa Li (Interstate).

“It was an honor to perform and celebrate the work of the community last night.” —Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai

“Congratulations to you and all at AWGC for such a powerful and beautiful and warm and loving night of celebration and continued commitment to transformative art.” —Sahar Muradi

Thank you to all our friends and supporters who came to celebrate arts and activism, which we will all need even more of in the coming years.

Click here for photos from the night!

As you celebrate the holiday season with your loved ones this week, we want you to know that we are sincerely thankful for you.

(Video compilation: Nailed ItSurviving Surveillance, Catering to America, Can, Priya’s Shakti, and Asian American Film Lab)