TAP-Chicago is an Illinois 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization founded in 2008 to help strengthen and unite the Taiwanese and Asian American community in Chicagoland. We encourage increased civic engagement through cultural awareness, professional development, community service, and leadership programs. From humble beginnings, TAP-Chicago has grown to 3000+ members since our inception 8 years ago! In fulfilling our mission, we collaborate with different cultural, entrepreneurship, professional, and social service organizations in the greater Chicagoland area.
The mission of TAP-Chicago is to:
- Network Taiwanese and Asian Americans in the Chicagoland area and build a strong community of people who support one another
- Provide professional and leadership development opportunities and create leaders for the greater community
- Increase knowledge of and appreciation for Taiwanese American and Asian American culture and identity
- Give back to those in need through community service and philanthropy