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The Cambodian American Community Council of Washington (CACCWA) is a non-profit organization based in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. CACCWA initially formed in 2015 to organize and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Khmer Genocide, an event which took place in Seattle, Washington. Through that event, we bore witness to our community gathering, collaborating, and connecting intergenerationally in an unprecedented and powerful way.

This inspired us to go further with our work ⁠— leveraging partnerships with other local Khmer organizations in Washington State to serve the Khmer community state-wide by offering scholarship opportunities and other community services.    

Learn more about our mission, the programs we offer, and our partners. 



The Cambodian American Community Council of Washington’s (CACCWA) mission is to strengthen Cambodian-American communities and organizations by promoting and supporting multi-ethnic community unity, cultural preservation, partnerships, collaboration, and capacity building for its member organizations. 

Our vision is to see strong Cambodian-American communities thriving throughout Washington State. 

Our values and principles include cultural preservation, respect, inclusiveness, collaboration, service, mutual sustainability, and innovation.  

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Since 2018, we have had the honor to partner with local organizations and government agencies to engage in supportive services for the Cambodian community. Learn about our current programs here.

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CACCWA connects a network of Cambodian-American organizations that serve the Khmer community in Washington State. Learn more about them and how they can help you!


Community Announcement

CACCWA is excited to share with community the Max Foundation and its program Max Global Experience which supports cancer diagnosis and treatment in rural Cambodia.

From September 26th to October 2nd, 2023, Max supporters will embark on a week-long journey through Cambodia, where we have supported over 300 patients to-date with access to treatment. 

This is the story of Leakhena, a mother of 3 young children, who faced the challenges of accessing treatment in her country: