Our Mission

The Asian American Coalition of Ohio (AACO) is a nonprofit, grassroots organization with the mission to educate, engage and empower Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) in Ohio to participate in all aspects of American society. We recognize the unique opportunities and challenges that our community faces, and are dedicated to the following causes:

  • Diversity and inclusion

  • Community service

  • Leadership development

  • Civil rights and social justice

Our vision is to be a trusted partner in developing informed citizens and compassionate leaders, and building a diverse, just and thriving society.

We deliver on our mission and vision through the following programs:

  • Community engagement

  • Public service internship

  • Civic leadership development

  • Public policy advocacy

We are proud to be a community against hate