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About Us

The purpose of our organization is “to promote cross-cultural understanding” answering why it exists. In order to achieve this mission, the goals of the organization are to promote compassion for the complexity of adapting to a new culture, to develop a database that allows individuals to share personal experiences in a new country, to create a network of advocates that can connect with individuals and assist in educating organizations, and to educate communities through cultural outreach programs. 

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Pathways to Cross-Cultural Understanding creates a harmonious society so that people of all kinds can be confident and happy living in North America


Pathways to Cross-Cultural Understanding is an international, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping facilitate individuals and groups from Asia adjust to learning, living, and working in North America. Through sharing experiences and resources to promote cross-cultural understanding, we also hope to advance North Americans’ awareness of Asian cultures.