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March 2018

2018 Headshot Happy Hour

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Local 16,
1602 U St NW Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Join us for a Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) Happy Hour! Network with young AAPI professionals in the DMV area, while getting your headshot taken for your resume or Linkedin profile. The event is free, but headshots are $15. Headshots provided by Tina Leu Photography   More About CAPAL’s Happy Hours CAPAL happy hours serve as a regular opportunity for young professionals to network in the Washington, DC metro area. Each happy hour is themed and has special opportunities…

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February 2018

2018 Volunteerism Happy Hour

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Town Tavern,
2323 18th St NW Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Looking for a new year’s resolution? How about giving back to the local AANHPI community! Come out to CAPAL’s Volunteerism Happy Hour and learn how you can get involved this year with some of our partner organizations. The event is FREE but please register below. Must be 21+ to attend. Participating Organizations Serve DC – The Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism DC Asian Pacific American Film (DC APA Film) Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) More About CAPAL Happy Hours CAPAL happy hours serve…

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December 20172017

2018 Scholarship and Internship Application

December 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

DC Public Service Internships CAPAL’s Public Service Internship Program places undergraduate and graduate students within the public sector in the Washington, DC area. Intern duties may include policy or scientific research, project coordination and management, business, law, communications, and more. In addition to their internship requirements, interns will participate in CAPAL’s programming such as the Washington Leadership Program, be paired with professional mentors based on similar field interests, and reflect on their internships with other CAPAL interns and scholars during regular cohort…

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November 2017

2017 Giving Tuesday Pie Smash Happy Hour

November 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Last updated 11/28/2017  Date | Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Time | 6:00 – 9:00 PM Location: Sauf Haus Bier Hall, 1216 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20036 #GivingTuesday #CAPAL4GENERATIONS November marks the launch of CAPAL’s fourth annual Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign. Giving Tuesday is an annual global giving campaign powered by social media and celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.). Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. This year, our Giving Tuesday…

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September 2017

Hiring – 2017 Fall Project Assistant

September 6, 2017 - October 2, 2017
1001 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20035 United States
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The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL), a national non-profit organization consisting of a 20-member Board of Directors, Advisory Council, and two full-time staff, announces a Fall Project Assistant position. CAPAL seeks to empower Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) youth by increasing access to public service opportunities and building a strong AANHPI public service pipeline. CAPAL envisions a future with equitable AANHPI representation throughout all levels of government and public service. Position Description The selected individual…

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August 2017

2017 Summer Closing Ceremony

August 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Healey Family Student Center, Georgetown University, Tondorf Rd, Washington, DC 20007

The Summer Closing Ceremony is an annual tradition that celebrates the accomplishments of CAPAL’s scholar and intern class for the year, signaling the end of CAPAL’s summer activities. The Closing Ceremony features a keynote speaker and allows CAPAL’s scholars and interns to briefly present their Community Action Projects, collaborative projects they have completed over the summer that produce a product that serves a community need. Guests for the Closing Ceremony include young professionals and other members from the DC Asian…

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July 2017

2017 Patuxent Research Refuge Trip

July 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Patuxent Research Refuge

Established in 1936 by executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Patuxent Research Refuge spans 12,841 acres and is the nation’s only national wildlife refuge established to support wildlife research. Its mission is to conserve and protect the nation’s wildlife and habitat through research and wildlife management techniques. Join us on Saturday, July 29 for a special visit to Patuxent. Activities include a tour of the National Wildlife Visitor Center (NWVC), a tram tour, bird watching and a nature hike.…

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2017 AANHPI Roundtable Series: Nien Su

July 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
George Washington University Carriage House,
2013 H St NW Washington, 20006

Speaker Nien Su currently serves as the Chief Economic Advisor for the Foreign Affairs Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Prior to joining the Committee, Nien was Director for International Corporate Affairs, in Walmart’s strategic initiatives unit supporting the company’s long-term development priorities in China. Prior to joining Walmart, Nien served in a number of positions in public service, including with the Foreign Affairs Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, Department of State, and White House. Nien earned a BA in international affairs and a MA…

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2017 AANHPI Roundtable Series: Jennifer Lee

July 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
25 Massachusetts Ave NW #900 Washington, DC 20001 United States

Speaker Dr. Lee serves as the Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Policy and Services in the Veterans Health Administration and Senior Advisor to the Secretary. In this position, Dr. Lee provides guidance to the Secretary and Under Secretary for Health on a broad array of matters related to health policy, the VA’s health care delivery programs, and key strategic initiatives. She also provides leadership for various programs and services within the Veterans Health Administration, including research, innovation, technology, and…

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2017 Annual AANHPI Career Fair

July 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am
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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