Founded by Saw Sandi Tun in 2009, BAC is a 501c(3) organziation working to educate other migrant communities and the general U.S. public about the history, art, and culture of Myanmar and the Myanmar American diaspora.  In 2010, BAC organised the Myanmar American community’s involvement in the Smithsonian Institute’s Folklife Festival and has collected materials for the Library of Congress’ Burmese American archive, as part of the Southeast Asian Collection within the Asia Division.  Since 2013, BAC’s Founder and President has worked with Teachers Across Borders to teach English-language workshops to tourism students in Inle Lake and Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar.