Marin Asian Advocacy Project

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MAAP Director Vin Luu leads the Vietnamese American community in Marin to host Love and Caring luncheon at San Rafael St. Vincent de Paul every Thanksgiving.

Marin Asian Advocacy Project (MAAP), fiscally sponsored under Marin Link, has been providing a wide range of comprehensive service to the immigrant and refugee communities of Marin County for over 28 years under various organizations’s sponsorship. MAAP seeks to empower these communities to participate in the educational, economic, social and political opportunities offered by the American society. MAAP’s major goals are to cultivate community leadership, promote physical and mental health wellbeing, help and educate the communities to become self-sufficient in civic engagements, labor rights, environmental advocacy, advocate for the rights and access of immigrants in navigating the healthcare, social and civil processes and resources and to increase understanding of cultural appropriateness and pluralisms. Our Vietnamese bilingual staff outreach and interact with community in the traditional way of personal phone calls and home visits and ongoing support.

MAAP’s various programs and services include:

  • Translation and interpretation services
  • Assistance with citizenship paperwork
  • Cultural event organization
  • Mental health workshops and field trips
  • Healthy living and nutrition workshops
  • Love and Caring Luncheon
  • Mindfulness program for youths (Contact: My Tong)
  • Workplace safety and Healthy Nail Salon workshops
  • Marin Vietnamese American Oral History Archive (Contact: Emily Wu)
  • Environmental justice engagement
  • Drug and alcohol abuse prevention
  • Job referral
  • Voting education

For more information on MAAP programs and services, please contact:

Vinh Luu  (415) 847-2747 | 851 Irwin St, Ste 201, San Rafael, CA 94901