Monthly Archives: July 2012

KAYA Statement on SB 1070

KAYA is pleased that the Supreme Court of the United States struck down most of the provisions of Arizona’s SB 1070 were found unconstitutional. However, KAYA is troubled that the most dangerous piece of the law around racial profiling was

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KAYA Summer Internship Program (KSIP) 2012 Events

KAYA Summer Internship Program 2012 Events hosted by KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress, Washington, DC Chapter.   Tuesday, July 31 6:30-8:30PM Session on graduate programs National CAPACD: 1628 16th Street NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC Speakers include: – Former DC

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OCA’s Mentoring Asian American Professionals program offered in SF this fall

OCA (www.ocanational.org) is a national Asian Pacific American advocacy organization that has 80 chapters and college affiliates across the country and a National Center in Washington, D.C. Through funding from the UPS Foundation, the OCA National Center has been offering a

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August 9: Advancing Justice Telebriefing for Community Groups on Deferred Action for DREAM-Eligible Youth

August 9: Advancing Justice Telebriefing for Community Groups on Deferred Action for DREAM-Eligible Youth WHAT: Staff from the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice will share information about the deferred action process. Staff will also provide information regarding Advancing Justice’s

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Tuesday, August 7 – KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress, Washington, DC Chapter Summer Internship Program Session 2012 #2 (KSIP2012): Jumping In – Getting Your Career in Public Interest Started

Come learn about how to jump into a public service/civic engagement career in different sectors like nonprofit, Federal Agency and on Capitol Hill. Speakers will include: – KAYA-DC co-chair Melvin Tabilas, Membership and Policy Associate at National CAPACD and former

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Join us for the KAYA Summer Internship Program 2012! Graduate School Programs Session

KAYA Summer Internship Program (KSIP) 2012 presents our first session of the summer! There will be food! 🙂 Come join KAYA-DC to hear Filipino Americans speak about their experiences with graduate school and/or post-undergrad programs like the Asian Pacific American

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KAYA-LA Mid-Summer Updates & Events

*Please note that the joint meeting of the Filipino-American Democratic Caucus and Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of the California Democratic Party is SATURDAY, JULY 28th not the 27th as previously stated. Filipino American Democratic Caucus of the California Democratic Party

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Democrat Candidates of Color Face Off in Oakland State Assembly Race

Cross-posted from New American Media Come November, Democrats in Alameda County will face a tough choice between two progressive candidates of color who are running for a state assembly seat. Rob Bonta, current vice mayor of the City of Alameda

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White House Briefing for Filipino American Leaders – Policy briefing information

1)      Education Department of Education’s Request for Information (RFI) on AAPI Data Disaggregation Technical Assistance Webinar on AAPI Data Disaggregation RFI Contact: akil.vohra@ed.gov – Akil Vohra, Senior Advisor, White House Initiative on AAPIs   2)      Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs (VA)

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LISTEN TODAY 2PM PST/ 5PM EST to KAYA on BBC and KQED – Rob, Jen, Carlo, Lillian, and Genevieve

Tune into listen to our KAYA National Leadership interview on BBC. 2pm PST/ 5pm EST KQED, 88.5 fm. www.kqed.org/radio/listen/ KAYA National Co-Chairs, Genevieve Jopanda and Jason Lagria were interviewed on the   importance of language access, immigrant voter registration, and the

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