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May 2018

2018 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Reception

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Club of Washington,
555 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20004 Washington, DC 20004 United States
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Teach For America’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Alliances, the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership, and Leadership for Educational Equity are pleased to co-host the 2018 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) Reception, bringing together members of the AANHPI community in Washington, DC to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the accomplishments of our community to date. The APAHM reception will include a short program recognizing the Month and our partners and sponsors that make this possible. The…

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June 2018

2018 Washington Leadership Program Session I: Strengthening Our Roots

June 6 @ 5:30 pm - June 7 @ 8:00 pm
AARP: The Hatchery,
575 7th St NW, 5th Floor Washington, 20004
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The first Washington Leadership Program (WLP) Session: Strengthening Our Roots will focus on the salient role of knowing and understanding AANHPI history. The session aims to provide attendees with a foundation of how AANHPI successes and lessons from key moments in American history relate to the struggles of other minority communities, and how that can inform modern advocacy efforts and movements. Registration for the event will begin at 5:30pm with our program following promptly at 6:00pm. All WLP sessions are free…

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series I

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AARP,
601 E Street Northwest Washington, DC 20049 United States
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Moderator Christian Edlagan is a community builder, strategic thinker, and social leader. He is currently the Events and Conferences Manager at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, a DC-based non-profit focused on inclusive economic research and policy. Prior to this role, he organized international conferences at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). He has provided outreach and digital communications support for various non-profits and projects, including Groundswell’s Clean Energy Program, the United Nations Free & Equal campaign, and AARP NY.…

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Leadership Series: Mini Timmaraju

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Comcast DC,
300 New Jersey Ave. NW, 7th Fl. | Conf. Rm 1 & 2 Washington, DC United States
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Speaker Mini Timmaraju has over 20 years of professional experience in federal, state and local politics, as well as extensive advocacy and policy background on gender issues and outreach strategies for minority constituencies. She currently serves as an Executive Director on the External Affairs team for Comcast in Washington D.C. In this role she serves as a liaison between Comcast and external stakeholders including advocacy organizations, political organizations, and public policy groups. She most recently served as Hillary for America’s…

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2018 Washington Leadership Program Session II: Who Will Take Care of Auntie?

June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AARP: The Hatchery,
575 7th St NW, 5th Floor Washington, 20004
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The second WLP Session: Who Will Take Care of Auntie? will focus on health disparities affecting the AANHPI community and how to understand health care trends in order to respond, advocate, and mobilize on behalf of their peers, families, and communities. The session will provide participants an opportunity to discuss health care in the context of policy, culture, and advocacy with leaders and activists in the field. Registration for the event will begin at 5:30pm with our program following promptly…

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series II

June 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
US Dept of State,
2201 C Street Northwest Washington, 20049
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We are currently planning our 2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series. To receive updates and more details on this year’s sessions, please join our mailing list and follow us onTwitter and Facebook.

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2018 Washington Leadership Program Session III: Education for All – The Fight for Equity

June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
WeWork White House,
1440 G St NW, 8th Floor Washington,
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The third WLP Session, Education for All: The Fight for Equity will examine educational disparities impacting minority communities, with a focus on AANHPI communities. The session will provide attendees the opportunities to discuss with AANHPI educators and advocates on how to address inequities within their communities, with a broad discussion on education policy and organizing. Registration for the event will begin at 5:30pm with our program following promptly at 6:00pm. All WLP sessions are free to the public, but seating…

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series III

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WeWork Dupont,
1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC United States
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Moderator Janet Namkung is the Director of Membership and Programs at the Council of Korean Americans (CKA). She spearheads membership engagement initiatives, manages the CKA-KALCA 2018 Public Service Internship Program, and engages CKA membership and the Board of Directors. She previously held the role of Membership and Development Manager. Outside of CKA, Janet serves on numerous local organizations. Janet serves as a Commissioner on the DC Mayor’s Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Community Development. She also is the Chapter…

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2018 Washington Leadership Program Session IV: Ideas to Action – Grassroots Advocacy

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Elliott School of International Affairs,
1957 E St NW, Rm 213 Washington, 20004
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The fourth WLP Session: Ideas to Action: Grassroots Advocacy will focus on the history and involvement of AANHPIs in grassroots advocacy, organizing, and civic engagement. The session will discuss the role of the AANHPI community in past civil rights movement and grassroots efforts, and how the community can mobilize today with shifting political landscapes, mass communication, and prolific sociocultural movements? Registration for the event will begin at 5:30pm with our program following promptly at 6:00pm. All WLP sessions are free…

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series IV

June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Natural Resources Defense Council,
1152 15th St NW #300 Washington, 20005
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Moderator Tiffany Hsieh manages social media for AAAFund and serves as the co-lead for the Young Professionals DC chapter. Dedicated to uplifting the Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community, Tiffany previously served as a Board Member for the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership. She is passionate about environmental justice and policy and her experience includes the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators, White House Council on Environmental Quality, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, and the United…

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