FAHSI is a community-based, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the social conditions and enhancing the self-reliance of the Filipino and Filipino American communities of New York City. FAHSI’s vision is an empowered Filipino American community with a strong sense of identity and commitment to civic participation. FAHSI serves marginalized segments of the community, particularly the elderly, youth, women and recent immigrants, by:
Strengthening the capacity of Filipino Americans to be significant contributors to civil society;
Developing the potential of Filipino American youth as community leaders and organizers;
Raising the awareness of the Filipino American community and the general public concerning Filipino American history and the struggle and contributions of Filipino Americans.