Asian American Organizing Project (AAOP) is a non-partisan civic engagement organization founded in 2013 by a diverse group of young Asian American community organizers to lead, sustain, and cultivate grassroots organizing in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in Minnesota.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are the fastest growing population in Minnesota with over 250,000. AAOP is committed to advancing the the AAPI community through grassroots organizing with a comprehensive approach to addressing AAPI barriers and issues in Minnesota. AAOP is committed to the principle of affecting long-term social change that cultivates the development of the individual, the family, the organization, and the community in Minnesota.
The mission of AAOP is to advance Asian American and Pacific Islander participation in democracy for an equitable and just society.