WHO WE ARE

The South Asian American Policy & Research Institute (SAAPRI) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization established in 2001 with the mission to serve South Asian Americans in the Chicago area, by using research to formulate equitable and socially responsible policy recommendations. Read more >>

What We Do

Research

Research

Since 2001, SAAPRI has taken the lead in collecting, aggregating, and presenting South Asian American-specific data. We develop projects in response to community needs and formulate data-driven solutions.

Policy Work

Policy Work

We advance public policy by formulating equitable and socially responsible policy recommendations on issues of importance to South Asian Americans through advocacy at local, state, and national levels.

Outreach

Outreach

We educate and empower our community by bringing awareness to the latest research and policy changes through community initiatives, media releases, public forums, and working strategically in our coalitions.

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Discover SAAPRI's work on civic engagement, hate crimes, access to health care, economic development, and immigration.

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