The Indianapolis Chinese Community Center, Inc. (ICCCI www.indy-chinese.com) is a not-for-profit and volunteer-supported community organization registered in the State of Indiana since 1995. ICCCI is composed of people who have an interest in and passion for facilitating the establishment of a diverse community through education of Chinese language and cultural exchange activities. ICCCI is the largest Chinese American community center and Chinese cultural Activity Organization across central Indiana.
ICCCI contains two sub-units - ICCCI Chinese School and ICCCI Culture Activity Group. ICCCI Chinese School offers weekly Chinese language and cultural related art lessons with current enrollment of over 500 students (both language and extracurricular arts program) from different ethnic groups. These classes are open to the community at large and serve both adults and school age children.
The ICCCI Activity Group contains a lion and dragon dance team as well as Performing Arts Groups (Adults & Children); ICCCI Choir Group, Table Tennis Group, Chinese Martial Arts Group; TaiJi Group, Chinese Orchestra Group and ICCCI Media Group. . The Culture Activity Group has played a critical role in promoting the awareness of Chinese culture to mainstream Americans and building a more vibrant, multi-cultural landscape in central Indiana. Every year ICCCI brings many exciting programs to local community cultural festivals such as Indy 500 Parade, the International Festival of Indiana, Indianapolis Chinese Festival, and the Carmel International Art Festival.
The mission of ICCCI is to provide continuous improvement to what is essential to the social awareness, health and well-being of the Chinese community, as well as other citizens of central Indiana who enjoy Chinese culture and to provide high quality and inclusive educational, health, cultural, and social service programs that contribute to culture diversity in central Indiana by involving a variety of social and community activities.