Law and Criminal Justice
- CAIPA - Chinese American Intellectual Property Law Association: A non-profit organization of professionals with an interest in intellectual property law in both the U.S. and China.
- CBLA - Chinese Business Lawyers Association: CBLA is dedicated to identify and address the issues and concerns unique to Chinese and Chinese American business lawyers and promote research and education on the business laws of the United States and China.
- Chinese American Bar Association: CABA is an organization of Chinese American attorneys in the greater Chicago metropolitan area. CABA's purpose is to foster the exchange of ideas and information amog members of the legal profession, encourage and promote professional grouwth of the members of the association, to provide and promote legal services to the Chinese and Asian community in the Chicago metropolitan area, and to provide a forum for developing a unified opion of the Association on topics of concern to the Chinese/Asian Community in the Chicago metropolitan area.
- Sothern California Chinese Lawyers Association: Provides mutual support for the Chinese and Asian American lawyers, jurists, and law students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
- CMHA - Chinese Mental Health Association: CMHA is actively involved in providing direct services, increasing mental health awareness, representing Chinese mental health issues in public forums and raising its profile in the community.
- Chinese Community Health Care Association: Established in 1982, the Chinese Community Health Care Association has over 170 private practice physicians providing bilingual quality health care in San Francisco through Aetna HMO, Anthem Blue Cross HMO, Blue Shield HMO, Chinese Community Health Plan, Health Net, PacifiCare and San Francisco Health Plan.
- Chinese American Medical Associaton: The primary focus of CAMASC is promoting continuing medical education for practicing physician members, who are interested in improving health carefor Chinese in North America.
- Chinese American Doctors Association: CADA is a non-profit organization of licensed Chinese-American Phsyicians with a shared commitment to facilitate physician education and professionla development among its members, promote and strengthen the mutal understanding and collaboration among its members and with other medical professionals and health organizations, promote health care in the communities they serve and provide opportunities for physicians to particpate in the goverance and decision making of health care policies that affect the communities they serve, and to facilitate the exchange and interaction of medical professionals between U.S. and China.
- Chinese Biosciene Association: The Chinese Bioscience Association aims to promote its members' welfare regarding career development and job opportunities, to enhance the exchange of information among them, and to facilitate networking opportunities for them with biotechnology companies, the biopharmaceutical industry, and other professional organizations in the San Francisco Bay area.
- American Chinese Medicine Association: (1) The American Chinese Medicine Association (ACMA) is dedicated to the excellence of Chinese Medicine by adhering to the highest professional standards of Chinese Medicine -- Chinese Medicine Doctor (CMD) Standards; (2) ACMA is dedicated to presenting and introducing a highly effective, safe, and excellent ACMA Treatment to patients and the public in the United States of America and around the world;(3) ACMA is dedicated to promoting the development of Chinese Medicine into an independent professional medicine in the United States of America and around the world; (4) ACMA is dedicated to ensuring the highest efficacy and safety of ACMA Treatment for patients and the public in treating diseases, curing illnesses, and saving lives;(5) ACMA is dedicated to protecting the integrity of Chinese Medicine in the United States of America and around the world;(6) ACMA is dedicated to providing government agencies, at both federal and state levels, as well as lawmakers with accurate, reliable, and professional recommendations and information on issues with regard to medicine in general, Chinese Medicine in particular;(7) ACMA is dedicated to promoting the American healthcare system reform by providing patients and the public with an highly effective, safe, reliable, and affordable natural treatment -- ACMA Treatment.
- Chinese Medical Association of Georgia: The future for the CMAGA is to become more involved with community services and be a referral base for Chinese patients and physicians.
- Chinese American Medical Society:The Society is incorporated as a non-profit, charitable, educational, and scientific society. The founders of the Society and the current membership have been guided by the following objectives:(1)To promote the scientific association of medical professionals of Chinese descent'; (2)To advance medical knowledge and scientific research with emphasis on aspects unique to the Chinese; (3)To establish scholarships to medical and dental students and to provide endowments to medical schools and hospitals of good standing and; (4) To promote the health status of Chinese Americans
- Chinese American Physicians Society:The Chinese American Physicians' Society (CAPS) was formed by a group of concerned physicians of Chinese descent in 1977 in the San Francisco area. Our current membership consists of various ethnic groups and races. We are one of the corporate members of the Federation of Chinese American and Chinese Canadian Medical Societies (FCMS).Our main objectives:1: To eliminate, eradicate and discourage racial prejudice and discrimination in all facets of the medical profession.2: To encourage, foster and stimulate a greater awareness of the social responsibility of the medical profession to the community.3: To provide a forum for the exchange and discussion of information concerning problems, new advancements and improvement of skill relating to the field of medicine.4: To advocate, promote and encourage the expansion and availability of low-cost medical services in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities.
- Chinese American Ophthalmological Society: CAOS (Chinese American Ophthalmological Society) is organized exclusively for charitable, education and scientific purposes, specifically to advance medical knowledge and scientific research in ophthalmology and to assist in the educational and training of ophthalmologists of Chinese descent.
Engineering and Science
- Chinese Society of Electronical Engineering: Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE) is a nonprofit,nongovernmental academic and professional organization of scientists and engineers in the electric alengineering field.
- Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society
- CACS - Chinese American Chemical Society: Chinese American Chemical Society (CACS) is a non-political and non-profit professional organization. The purpose of CACS is to encourage the advancement of chemistry and chemical engineering sciences and technologies in all branches, to improve the qualification and occupational opportunities of its members, to facilitate professional contacts, and to promote interactions with other scientific communities. CACS is the only Chinese professional organization that is officially recognized by ACS and AICheE.
- CAFS - Chinses American Food Society: The Chinese American Food Society (CAFS) was founded in 1975. CAFS now has more than 250 members, engaging in various aspects of endeavor in food science and technology, and working in universities, industries, businesses or governmental agencies.
- Chinese American Petroleum Association: Chinese American Petroleum Association (CAPA), founded in 1983, is a non-profit and non-political Chinese professional organization in the petroleum industry. CAPA is dedicated to providing value-added services and promoting continuing education, technical exchange, and career development of its members. Based in Houston, Texas, CAPA attracts Chinese professionals worldwide from major oil companies, independent oil and gas organizations, related service entities, and research institutes and universities.
- North American Chinese Geotechnical Engineers Association:NACGEA is a non-profit organization aiming at facilitating and supporting the cooperation and knowledge exchange among geotechnical
professional from industries and academic entities in North America and China.NACGEA officially represents the Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics andEngineering (CSRME) in North America.
- BASES - Burmeses American Science and Engineering Society: The mission of BASES is to provide an opportunity for Science and Engineering Professionals of Burmese heritage to network and support each other in promoting the well being of fellow members and the Burmese Community in the United States. BASES also fosters a supportive environment which recognizes younger generation Burmese who share similar views.
- Association of Chinese-American Scientists and Engineers: ACSE Mission: (1)To promote friendship and fellowship among the members and the Chinese community; (2)To promote the exchange of professional information and experience to help member's career development, growth, and success; (3)To promote exchange and cooperation between the United States and China in the areas of science, technology, culture, education and business; (4)To facilitate members to play a more active role in American society.
- Chinese American Association of Engineers: The Chinese American Association For Engineering (CAAE) was founded on April 1, 1995 in New York City. It is a non-profit professional organization and social community. It's objectives are to serve as a bridge for cooperation between China and the United States in engineering and related fields, and provide a forum for members to exchange and share professional experience.
- Silicon Valley Chinese Engineers Association:SCEA has an 11 member Board of Directors to guide and monitor the overall activities. The executive team consists of President, Executive Vice President, and Departments. They are responsible for planning and organizing all events and daily operation.
- Detroit Chinese Engineer Association: Founded in 1977; 36 chapters. Specialties include energy policy, technology and the environment.
- Chinese American Biomedical Association: CABA is committed to promote public awareness of advancement in the pharmaceutical and biomedical industry, professional interactions in the fields of life sciences, global biomedical innovations and business development. As the majority of its members are scientists with Chinese heritage, CABA will operate in two important areas. One is to serve as a platform for its members to develop and advance their careers in the US pharmaceutical and biomedical industry, the other is to serve as a bridge to connect members including corporate members with the scientific and business resources in China thus facilitating collaboration between the pharmaceutical and biomedical industries across continents.
- Chinese American Biopharmaceutical Society: The Chinese-American BioPharmaceutical Society (CABS) is a not-for-profit, non-political, non-religious professional organization headquartered in San Francisco, California. With the rapid development of bio/pharmaceutical industry in China, more and more people, regardless of their ethnic backgrounds, are looking toward China for business and scientific opportunities. Recognizing this trend, CABS was established not only to educate the public with the progress in biotech and pharmaceutical fields, but also to serve the Bio/Pharmaceutical professionals who are either with Chinese heritage or with professional interests in China. CABS members include scientists, entrepreneurs, lawyers, investors and students/postdocs in biomedical sciences. The CABS membership is open to the public.
- Chinese Investors Association, Inc: Chinese Investors Association, Inc. (the "Association") is an independent, not-for-profit organization devoted itself to assisting individuals in becoming successful investors through programs of information & experience-sharing, education, and research. The Association achieves this primary goal through publications, seminars, conferences, home studies and other programs that focus on latest investment strategies, theories and techniques, thus truly "bridging Wall Street with Main Street."
- Chinese fiance Association of America:Chinese Finance Association of America (CFAA) is an independent not-for-profit, non-partisan organization committed to promoting educational and cultural exchange among finance professionals between the United States and Greater China through facilitating communication and the exchange of ideas in the financial industry. Incorporated and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, CFAA is aimed to serve Chinese finance professionals and others who are interested in the financial industry of Greater China.(tax exempt status pending).CFAA achieves the mission by developing communication platforms, organizing events and programs, disseminating information, promoting ethics and professional standards, and providing services of direct benefit to its members.
- Chinese American Business Professional Association
- Chinese American Business Association: CABAM is a non-profit, membership organization serving the interests of the Chinese business community in Minnesota. The Association is committed to improving the economic and social status of its members and other Chinese American entrepreneurs in Minnesota. The mission of the Chinese American Business Association of Minnesota is: (1)To support and advocate the interests of CABAM members, and to contact community, state and federal agencies on behalf of Chinese American business owners in Minnesota; (2) To promote and improve trade and commerce and the economic, civic and social welfare in the State of Minnesota; (3) To assist Minnesota businesses to access to the market opportunities in China taking advantage of China's entrance in the WTO; (4) To organize business, education, culture and social exchange programs between Minnesota and China.
- Detroit Chinese Business Association:DCBA's mission is to foster beneficial business relationships between Chinese and American corporations and promote entrepreneurships within the Chinese American Community
- Chinese American Real Estate Professional Association:The Chinese American Real Estate Professionals Association may best be described as an ongoing group of enthusiastic leaders who have volunteered countless hours, year by year, towards a mission that Chinese speaking real estate professionals may conduct themselves with the highest ethical and professional standards, that we may achieve professional and personal success, and with our accomplishments further prosper the well being of our Chinese speaking community and our proud integration as Americans.
- North American Chinese Entrepreneur Association:NACEA is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization registered in the state of NJ (see the approval letter below). The objective of the Association is to create a home and a platform where motivated entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs to-be of Chinese-American and other ethnic groups can share their business ideas and experiences, build up confidence and strength, join hands and efforts to improve their chances of a success.
- Chinese American Real Estate Association:The Chinese-American Real Estate Association was formed in the San Francisco Bay Area to promote the social and economic well-being of Chinese-Americans actively engaged in the field of real estate sales and brokerage, property management, mortgage banking, real estate development, and real estate syndication.
- Chinese Entrepreneur Association: CEA will provide a platform for spiritually mature and accomplished Christian entrepreneurs to promote business practices consistent with Christian values, high ethical standards and integrity according to biblical principles. CEA will serve and guide entrepreneurs to integrate these biblical principles through mentoring, equipping and networking them both spiritually and professionally so that they can be successful and have a positive impact on the lives of the people in China.
- Chinese Progressive Association: Launched in 2002-2003, Immigrant Power for Environmental Health and Justice is a collaboration between the Chinese Progressive Association and People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights (PODER) that unites and empowers working class immigrant families to address disproportionate environmental health threats and build health communities in Southeast San Francisco. CPA and PODER believe that people's health is a human right and we will fight for healthy communities in Southeast San Francisco. The goals of IPEHJ are (1)Identify and reduce disproportionate health risks and advance environmental justice for working class immigrant families and people of color in Southeast San Francisco; (2) Strengthen collaboration among different working class communities of color; (3) Build the capacity of working class immigrants and people of color in Southeast San Francisco to collectively advocate for health and environmental justice.
- Hawaii Chinese Republican Coalition
- Chinese American Political Association:The Chinese American Political Association (CAPA) is a non-partisan, non-profit, educational and political organization of the Chinese-American community in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 1984, CAPA's mission is to raise the political awareness of Chinese-Americans and to encourage and promote their active in the political process of the United States.
- Chinese Institute of Engineers
- China Company Research Services: CCRS provides accurate and detailed information on Chinese companies. The data is locally sourced by Chinese researchers, then edited and assessed by experienced Western company information analysts. The result is the best possible combination of Chinese resource and Western insight.
- Chinese Law Students Association: The Chinese Law Students Association (CLSA) promotes the interest in Chinese law and society within the Law School. CLSA aims to enrich the life experience of the members during their study at the University, assist them with their educational pursuit, and keep them connected after graduation. CLSA promotes the awareness of career opportunities in China and help student to prepare for those opportunities.
- China Law Association at UCLA: The China Law Association is an organization of law students and attorneys, working with businesspeople, China scholars, and policymakers. They promote education, dialogue, and innovative thinking in Chinese law and policy as well as areas of U.S. law and policy related to China.
- Chinese American Student Association
- Chinese Students and Scholar Association: The Chinese Student and Scholar Association is founded in 1989. Its primary mission is to advocate the communication and interaction among the Chinese students, scholars and local Chinese communities at the University of Maryland, College Park. They help new Chinese students adapt to the US culture and society, assist current students in recreational activities, and network with Chinese scholars and alumni to form a strong bond in the Chinese community.
- Chinese American Law Students Association: The Harvard Law School Chinese American Law Students Association (CHALSA) aims to build a community among Chinese, Taiwanese and Hong Kong American students at HLS, as well as other students interested in Chinese, Taiwanese and Hong Kong culture and life. Their goal is to not only nurture social interaction, professional and academic development and unity among Chinese, Taiwanese and Hong Kong American law students, but also promote a greater understanding of Chinese, Taiwanese and Hong Kong culture and identity among all members of the HLS community.
- CAACO - Chinese American Association of Central Ohio: CAACO promotes the common interests of Chinese Americans residing in the area of the greater Columbus Metropolitan area and surrounding counties, cities townships and other incorporated localities; improves the welfare of Chinese in American society by means of cooperative activities and mutual assistance; and promotes ethnic harmony through educational, economic, social and legal endeavors.
- United Chinese Association of Brooklyn: The United Chinese Association of Brooklyn aim to build a safe, friendly, and nurturing neighborhood for our children, adults, and seniors. They offer a variety of educational programs and social activities, and we bring our residents together to protect our neighborhood and defend our rights.
- International Chinese Statistical Association:The International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educational, charitable, and scientific purposes. The Association was officially founded at the 1987 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Francisco, CA. The ICSA was registered in Delaware on August 8, 1988 as a non-profit organization. Its membership is open to all individuals and organizations in all statistics-related areas.
- Chicago Chinese American Historical Society: The Chicago Chinese American Historical Society (CCAHS) is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit, scientific, educational, literary, and cultural organization. We are incorporated in the state of Illinois. Our mission is to collect, study, interpret and disseminate the histories of Chinese communities in the Chicagoland area, Illinois, the Midwest, and in the US generally. We achieve our goals through any number of means, such as walking tours, archival development and oral history collection, publications, exhibits, lectures and workshops, among others.
- Association of Chinese Americans:Founded in 1972, ACA is the Detroit Chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) with 49 chapters throughout the United States. ACA is dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States.
- Chinese American Computer Association: The Chinese-American Computer Association (CCA) was founded in 1981 based on a need for Chinese-American computer professionals to network with their peers and to further their professional interests. The missions of the Chinese-American Computer Association are to: (1) Provide educational seminars and training workshops on the latest information technologies to computer professionals; (2) Offer a networking opportunity for enhancing professional skills and career growth; (3) Bridge and serve the business, government, academic and other organizations; and (4) Promote highest excellence of Chinese-American Information Systems professions.