Our Mission

The Midwest Asian American Students Union strives to recognize the needs of the Asian Pacific Islanders American (APIA) Community. The following list contains the objectives of MAASU:

  • Assist schools with the establishment of APIA student organizations, APIA cultural center and/or an Asian American Studies Program

  • Promote leadership among APIA students through programs including, but not limited to, the Leadership Retreat, Spring Conference and other various programming

  • Address educational needs and rights of the APIA community and provide scholarship information for all APIA students

  • Develop and maintain a channel of communication for APIA student organizations in the Midwest through e-mails, bi-weekly newsletter and networking

  • Support and encourage all APIA students to work toward social change by providing a forum for social consciousness

  • Unite and strengthen the APIA community‘s stance against all forms of oppression