Virginia Asian Advisory Board


Established by statute in 2001 as a governmental entity of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Virginia Asian Advisory Board (“VAAB” or “Board”) serves as a formal liaison between the administration and the diverse and rapidly growing Asian American Pacific Islander (“AAPI”) communities in the Commonwealth.


The purpose of the Board shall be to advise the Governor on ways to improve economic and cultural links between the Commonwealth and Asian nations, with a focus on the areas of commerce and trade, art and education, and general government; as well as issues affecting the Asian community in the Commonwealth.



Board's 2020 Report

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June 22, 2020

May Nivar, Paul Berry, Ashley Reynolds Marshall and Gil Bland column: Restore our collective humanity

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Community Bulletin
March 30, 2020

Information for Virginia’s Asian & Pacific Islander Communities Regarding COVID-19

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News Article
March 26, 2020

Virginia Asian Advisory Board Column: It’s dangerous to stigmatize Asians, especially during a public health crisis

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