Envisioning 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

Chinese Millennials: Reflections on Life and America

April 8, 2022

Audiovisual Conference

Reframing Perception: Asian American Women Journalist Trailblazers

January 21, 2022

Education Books Bookshelfs

China Focus 2022 Essay Contest

Accepting submission in both English and Chinese

Deadline: April 16, 2022 11:59 PM PST

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Latest Episode:

Hip Hop History and Culture in China with Wes Chen

February 28, 2022

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Executive Director

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Reference Library

Visit to find additional information on topics featured in our videos, webinars, and downloadable lesson guides for 9-12 grade teachers

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The 1990 Institute Instagram project highlighting the wonders of Asian Americans