One Book One World (OBOW) is a registered Illinois not-for-profit entity. We are committed to fostering more understanding in Asian American culture, history, and contribution to our country and community. We believe cultural competence can bridge the gaps.
Let’s open a book; let’s open our mind!
The Asian American Book Drive is initiated by the Chinese Academy in Chicago(CAC), partnered with United Chinese Association Illinois Chapter (UCA IL), and received friendly assistance from Chinese Neighborhood Parents (CNPCPS).
One Book One World (OBOW) registered Illinois not-for-profit entity in April 2021. We will keep working on the recurring AAPI book drives. Developing curriculums and programs to better assist schools, parents and communities on learning AAPI topics, is our important commission.
UCA IL is Illinoise branch of United Chinese Americans 美國華人聯合會 (UCA) a nationwide nonprofit and nonpartisan federation and a community civic movement, inspired and dedicated to enriching and empowering Chinese American communities through civic engagement, political participation, heritage sharing, youth development and a greater understanding between US and China for the well-being of all Americans and this world.
One Book One World announced the entity registration.
Due to limitation of resouce and funding, we are not able to afford (5) copies of colletion per school as planned. Per volunteer committee m...
The Chicago 2021 AAPI Book Drive had successfully completed with 1958 books donated to 79 schools.
5 other cities joined us this year, including New York City NY, Chapel Hill NC, Detroit MI, Rochester MN, Seattle WA. Together, we donated 4332 books to 197 schools total.