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Founded in 1979 as the Boston area’s first pan-­Asian American activist organization, the Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW) was established to fill a void in Greater Boston’s organizing landscape for the diverse Asian Pacific American (APA) community. AARW is a multigenerational, multiethnic, member­-based organization that works for social justice by developing leaders through programming in arts & culture, political education, and community organizing & activism and connecting young adults to local organizing and social justice work.