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July 2016
Free

2016 Resume Writing Workshop

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AmeriCorps,
250 E Street SW Washington, 20525
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In collaboration with NAAAP DC and AmeriCorps Alums DC, CAPAL is offering a resume writing workshop in preparation for our AAPI Career Fair the following week. Join us as we hear from experts in both the private and public sectors give their advice toward crafting the perfect resume. A picture I.D. is required for entry. Be sure to bring your updated resume to CAPAL’s annual career fair the following week, and speak to representatives from employers throughout the public sector. Check out the event…

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2016 Washington Leadership Program Session IV: Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Reform

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
HVC-215 (U.S. Capitol Visitor Center),
The U.S. Capitol Washington, DC 20035 United States

At the fourth session of our Washington Leadership Program, :aw Enforcement and Criminal Justice Reform, we aim to give an overview of AAPI’s working in the field of criminal justice and law enforcement as well as identify obstacles facing AAPIs in those careers. We will engage the contemporary discussions on criminal justice reform by analyzing its affects on communities of color. Lastly, attendees will have an opportunity to connect with public service leaders working in the fields of criminal justice and law enforcement.…

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2016 Asian American Pacific Islander Career Fair

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Department of the Interior, South Auditorium,
1951 Constitution Ave NW Washington , DC 20006 United States

The CAPAL 6th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Career Fair will be a unique opportunity to match students, interns, recent graduates and working professionals with top employers in the Washington, DC area. A broad range of federal government agencies, non-profits, and private sector employers will be in attendance.

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2016 Washington Leadership Program Session V: Mental Health

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
HVC-215 (U.S. Capitol Visitor Center),
The U.S. Capitol Washington, DC 20035 United States

At the fifth session of our Washington Leadership Program, Mental Health, we will address the stigma against mental illness in the United States with a focus on the AAPI community. This sessions will work to provide strategies for attendees to manage their own mental health as well as methods to initiate discussions with others on the topic. This event will also serve as an opportunity for attendees to connect with professionals working in the fields of mental health. Presenter Viraj Patel, Associate Director, Pan-Asian…

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AAPI Roundtable Series: Ana Ma

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
TBD

Speaker Ana Ma Ana M. Ma is a partner at Nexxus Consulting. She joined in 2016, bringing with her more than two decades of experience in the public and private sectors as an advisor on national policy and political strategy. She also brought an extensive network of connections and relationships cultivated from numerous political campaigns at every possible level, from local school boards to presidential campaigns. Before joining Nexxus Consulting, Ana lent her strategic management skills to the Human Rights Campaign,…

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2016 Conservation Careers Symposium

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Defenders of Wildlife,
1130 17th Street, N. W. Washington, DC United States
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In collaboration with the Defenders for Wildlife, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Department of Interior we are hosting the Conservation Careers Symposium on Tuesday, July 26th from 6 to 8pm. During this session, interns will learn how to navigate USA Jobs to locate positions of interest. They will have an opportunity to have their resumes reviewed as well as advice on tailoring resumes toward selected vacancies. Interviewing basics and preparation will also be covered. Please be sure…

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2016 Washington Leadership Program Session VI: Art, Culture, and Storytelling

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
HVC-215 (U.S. Capitol Visitor Center),
The U.S. Capitol Washington, DC 20035 United States

At the last installment of our Washington Leadership Program, Art, Culture, and Storytelling, we will illuminate the power of art and storytelling for preserving, articulating, and advocating for the AAPI community. We will demonstrate how the arts integrate into public service through avenues such as national museums, local governments, and nonprofit work. We will broaden the perception of public service to include the education, cultural preservation, and media development through art and storytelling. Lastly, this session will allow attendees to connect with…

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August 2016
Free

2016 Washington Leadership Program Closing Ceremony

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TBD

CAPAL’s Washington Leadership Program (WLP) Closing Ceremony celebrates the end of our series and marks the end of our programming for our summer scholars and interns. Our cohort will present their Community Action Projects (CAP), which is a collaborative effort between scholars and interns to create a product that connects people in personal and professional ways in order to give back to communities that are important to them. CAPAL’s board of directors, its entire class of scholars and interns (including remote), mentors,…

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September 2016
Free

2016 CAPALtalks II

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peace Corps Headquarters,
1111 20th St, NW Washington, 20526

CAPALtalks are a platform for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) to address and share stories, ideas, or issues within the AAPI community. We aim to tell the story of Asian Pacific America through the voices of our own leaders, activists, and organizers, discussing various topics in dynamic and engaging ways.

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October 2016

2016 CAPAL Ball: Celebrate Community

October 15 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Prequel,
918 F St NW Washington, DC 20004 United States
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