We envision a positive environment for Asian Americans in America and for U.S. relations with China.

What We Do
The 1990 Institute is a nonprofit that creates and supports educational programming and mobilizes collaborative leadership networks to improve mutual understanding, promote a constructive environment for U.S.-China relations, and champion the fair and equal treatment of Asian Americans.
Featured Programs
New York Office

Video Series

A new Video program with curated and original content on issues important to Asian Americans

Audiovisual Conference

Discussion Series

A discussion and roundtable series that complements our Video series to further discuss the issues in depth

Education Books Bookshelfs

College Essay


Students can develop a more nuanced understanding of modern China and the implications of its rise as a superpower

Shanghai at Dusk

China Now for Teachers

Resources and more.

Remembrances of our Former Board Member

Robert Wu (1932-2020), Founder of the U.S.-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC), died on September 18 at the age of 88.

2020 National Civic Leadership Forum

Watch the 1990 Institute lead a learning session titled Amplify your Organization’s Voice through Modern Marketing & Communications Best Practices from the September 13 recording.

We support Black Lives Matter

The 1990 Institute Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter.

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