Tag: asian american

MOVING BEYOND THE “MODEL MINORITY” MYTH

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a chance to learn more about the unique challenges facing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The graphic below highlights several of the key issues that the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) is working to address, many of which are often rendered ‘invisible’ by a lack of disaggregated…
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Kollaboration San Francisco 3 Auditions!

Deadline to apply online: Saturday, May 12, 2012 @ 11:59pm Apply here: http://kollaborationsf.org/audition/ All forms of art are encouraged to apply! Prizes include: Grand Prize Winner $1000 Audience Choice Award $500 Please make sure to read all audition Rules and Regulations carefully before proceeding. Failure to meet these requirements will result in immediate dismissal and…
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Join Jose Antonio Vargas in Town Hall Meeting to Discuss How You Define “American”

At the end of March 2012, Jose Antonio Vargas, a Filipino American journalist and Pulitzer Prize awardee for “Breaking News Reporting,” returns to the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley for a series of meetings and events on immigration as part of his cross-country tour focused on promoting Define American’s work, which includes the launch…
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Conference Call/Webinar: Language Access Resources for AAPI Communities

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) will host a conference call about the Obama Administration’s efforts in increasing meaningful access to federal programs and services for Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals. What is the federal government doing to provide linguistically appropriate services for AAPIs across the federal government? How can…
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KAYA Co-presents a Powerful Story about Life and Chaos in a Manila Maternity Ward

KAYA is proud to be a co-presenter at this year’s San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) hosted by Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). We are hoping to get a group of 20 to come out to see the film on March 12 at 8:50PM (info below) where we will be handing out…
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White House Initiative on AAPIs Announcements

On February 28, from 2:00-3:30 pm EST, the Administration on Aging (AoA) will continue its series of webinars, called Million Hearts, focused on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (also known as the Affordable Care Act, or ACA) and its impact on the aging network, this month with a focus on health…
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AADP Presents 5th Annual Laugh for Lives Fundraiser

Laughter is said to be one of the best medicines of all time! With that said, Asian American Donor Program is proud to present to you another year of laughter, love, and life! AADP Laugh for Lives 2012 is in motion! Laugh for Lives 2012 will take place on Friday, March 2, 2012 at the…
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Improving the Health Care System through Innovation

Cross-posted at white house initiative on AAPIs blog This week, I joined my colleagues, including White House Cabinet Secretary and Initiative Co-Chair Chris Lu, in Jacksonville, Florida to engage with Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) business leaders about the Obama Administration’s policies and programs to support aspiring entrepreneurs and start-ups, resources for small businesses…
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