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July 2018

2018 Federal Emergency Management Agency Informational Webinar

July 13 @ 10:00 am - July 19 @ 11:00 am

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is a federal agency that coordinates the federal government’s role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terror. Join CAPAL at for an Informational Webinar on FEMA to hear from their experts as they elaborate on employee duties and the mission of the agency.  Discover how you can become involved with FEMA through an overview of the careers and opportunities…

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series: David Do

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MOAPIA,
441 4th Street NW, Room 1117 Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Speaker David Do is the acting director of the DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA). David is a seasoned community advocate, a champion for neighborhood engagement, and committed to education issues. He previously served in the Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM) of Washington, DC during the administrations of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and Mayor Vincent C. Gray. He also worked with various community-based organizations to promote capital improvement grants during his previous tenure at the…

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2018 Resume Writing and Interview Workshop

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AmeriCorps,
250 E Street SW Washington, 20525
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Hear from experienced professionals in the government, private and nonprofit sectors on how best to present your experience on a resume and in an interview. The workshop will include presentations and break-out time for participants to have their resumes reviewed by professionals and practice interview skills. The event is FREE and open to the public. Dinner is provided. The workshop is in preparation for Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)’s AANHPI Networking and Career Fair held the same week on Friday,…

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2018 CAPAL Board Informational Session

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WeWork Dupont,
1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC United States
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The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) was originally founded in 1989 by seven AANHPI professionals in D.C. with a mission 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. Since then, we’ve grown from an all-volunteer nonprofit organization to one with up to 20 volunteers on its board and two paid full-time staff. We recognize that each board member brings a unique set of…

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2018 Washington Leadership Program Session VI: Preservation Through Perseverance

July 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Google,
25 Massachusetts Ave NW #900 Washington, DC 20001 United States
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The sixth WLP Session: Preservation through Perseverance will discuss how the AANHPI community can advocate for environmental justice on behalf of their communities by examining past and present environmental movements. The session will also provide an opportunity for attendees to interact with environmental leaders and advocates working in the field and how they have mobilized and pushed their campaigns. Registration for the event will begin at 5:30pm with our program following promptly at 6:00pm. All WLP sessions are free to…

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series: Jonathan Liu

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WeWork Dupont,
1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC United States
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Speaker Jonathan Liu – Since joining the Central Intelligence Agency in 2008, he has served on rotations to the CIA Operations Center, Office of Public Affairs, and White House Situation Room. He concluded a tour as a CIA Media Spokesperson – the first Asian American to serve in that role.  Earlier in his career, Jonathan used his foreign language and critical thinking skills to collect on and analyze foreign media. Jonathan hails from New Jersey and graduated from Brown University with…

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2018 Networking and Career Fair

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Students and Young Professionals The annual Networking and Career Fair is an unique opportunity for students and young professionals to interact with top employers in the Washington, DC area. This career fair is free and open to the public. A broad range of federal/local government agencies, non-profits, and private sector employers have attended past CAPAL career fairs. Employers  For employers, the career fair is a unique opportunity to meet and recruit qualified students and young AANHPI professionals in the region.  …

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2018 Rangel International Affairs Program Info Session

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WeWork Dupont,
1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC United States
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Hear from Director Patricia Scroggs about the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program. The Rangel Program is a U.S. State Department program administered by Howard University that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The program seeks individuals interested in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy. The Program encourages the application of members of…

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August 2018

2018 Summer Closing Ceremony

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AT&T Forum,
601 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 United States
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The 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 American,…

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