Contact Information for Asian American Heritage Activities in Riverside

(as of August 2005)

Patriot Ahn Chang Ho Memorial Foundation of Riverside
1410 3rd Street, Suite 10
Riverside, CA 92507
Tel. (909) 275-0705
Fax (909) 275-0706
Ahn Chang Ho Memorial


Filipino Riverside Centenary Committee
PO Box 51428
Riverside, CA 92507


  1. Corporate sponsors interested in supporting diversity and one of the largest ethnic populations in the entire country.
  2. Friends & neighbors of Filipinos, especially those who lived in the Eastside between 10 th Street and 14 th Street.
  3. "The Filipino Boys." Seeking those who know more of the "Filipino boys" who came to Riverside High in 1903.
  4. Children of the "Old Generation." Seeking the children of the Filipinos who came during the 1920s and 1930s.


Inland Riverside Chinese School
PO Box 56335
Riverside, CA 92517
Contact: tel. (909) 780-6201 or (909) 776-1329
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon

Mandarin Curriculum: conversational Chinese, introductory Chinese, phonetics, Hanyu Pinyin, various levels of reading & writing.

Extracurriculum: Chinese calligraphy, Chinese brush painting, Chinese folk dance, Kumon math, English reading, computer training, children's art class.
Classes held at:

John North High School
1550 Third Street
Office: Room 229
Riverside, CA 92507

The Inland Riverside Chinese School (IRCS) was founded in 1989 and is a non-profit, non-political, and non-religious organization. It is dedicated to providing students in our community with a well-rounded and innovative Mandarin Chinese language program. Through its many school and community activities, the IRCS works to retain and celebrate Chinese culture within a global community.

The IRCS welcomes students of all ages and all ethnic backgrounds. The school offers various levels of Mandarin language classes for school-age children as well as for adults. Short-term classes are also offered for public personnel, travelers, and members of the business community.


Family Village Festival
The Multicultural Council of the Riverside Municipal Museum

Held in downtown Riverside every September or October. Contact the Riverside Arts Council for more information.


Riverside Central Library Local History Resource Center.


Japanese American Citizens League, Riverside Chapter
Contact: Meiko Inaba, Newsletter Editor
4280 Mount Vernon Avenue
Riverside, CA 92507


Asian Pacific Student Programs
University of California, Riverside
104 Costa Hall
Riverside, CA 92621
Tel. (951) 827-7272
Director: Emilio J. Virata, Jr.

"Shades of Riverside," an online exhibit of the Riverside Metropolitan Museum featuring a number of family photographs from Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, and other Southeast Asian families in Riverside.

See especially Mabel Bristol's photographs from the Fujimoto family at


Hindu Society of the Inland Empire
Shri Lakshmi Narayan Mandir
9292 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 359-4743
Fax (951) 637-0741


Mosque of Riverside
(951) 684-5466
1038 W Linden St
Riverside, CA 92507

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