AARW is a pan-Asian social justice organization committed to building community, progressive leadership development, and shared political analysis among Asian Americans in Massachusetts. AARW is part of a long history of Asian American activism in Boston and remains unique because of its focus on pan-Asian organizing.
With your AARW membership, you gain:
Discounted rates to AARW community gatherings such as Dessert Night, Grill Off, and BAAFF
Quarterly newsletters with updates about AARW programming and events
Access to our calendar that compiles community events (including exhibits, speakers, and shows) relevant to the Asian American community
Monthly meetings & community events to connect with other AARW members
Attending and participating in discussions and educational workshops on topics related to Asian American identity and support for other communities of color
You also have the chance to shape AARW’s programming through:
Access to opportunities to facilitate or participate in our leadership development programs and social justice trainings!
Support from staff and AARW leaders and access to our office space to design programs or to create and implement member-driven projects
Planning and facilitating political discussions and educational workshops on topics related to Asian American identity and support for other communities of color
Voting on AARW’s endorsements/campaigns (APIs for Black Lives Matter, The Movement for Black Lives Platform, Just Cause Eviction (anti-displacement) campaigns, etc).
Become an AARW Member:
By joining AARW, you become part of an inter-generational pan-Asian American community! Our members are fundamental to the work we do. Our aim is to support members and your goals/interests are crucial in creating the direction of our programs and in building social change with a pan-Asian lens.