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News and Updates
Remembering 9/11: As we remember and reflect on the tragic events 14 years ago today, we also recognize victims of post-9/11 hate crimes and violence in our communities.
Watch SALDEF’s video initiative telling the Sikh American story and how the lives of Sikh Americans have been affected since 9/11.
NCAPA signs on to unity statement welcoming Pope Francis: NCAPA, as well as many member organizations, signed on to the American Immigrant and Interfaith Movement Welcomes Pope Francis statement led by the SEIU. Its message is a call for dignity and respect for all immigrants. The National Day of Prayer will be Sept. 24.
NCAPA urges for data disaggregation in Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA): In a statement, NCAPA demanded Congress include data disaggregation of student outcomes in the conference legislation of the ESEA. Read more.
College students, share your experiences to help others: We continue to look for students and recent graduates to submit their college stories regarding affordability and barriers to enrollment. Please encourage them to share their stories and send this link: http://bit.ly/1EUavat
Lifeline Broad Base Sign On Letter (Deadline: Sept. 28)
APAICS Regional Leadership Academies:
APIAHF: Policy Analyst in Oakland, CA or Washington, D.C.
APIASF: Scholarship Opportunities
Kakehashi Project (Deadline: Sept. 30 for fall trips)
Daniel K. Inouye Fellow in D.C. (Deadline: Friday, Oct. 2)
Mike M. Masaoka Congressional Fellowship in D.C. (Two available. Deadline: Friday, Oct. 2)
LEAP: 2015-16 Emerging Leaders Program (Deadline: Friday, Oct. 16)
NAPABA: McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship Program (Spring 2016 deadline: Nov. 20)
OCA: Volunteer to increase tax returns for low-income families
SEARAC: Education Policy Intern
DC Mayor’s Office of API Affairs:
Cherry Blossom Giving Circle: Grants for AAPI DC nonprofits (Deadline: Oct. 16)
Scholarship: Asian Women in Business (Deadline: Oct. 1)
Monday, Sept. 14 - Wednesday, Sept. 16: APIAHF VOICES Conference in D.C.
Tuesday, Sept. 15: APIAVote Taste of Democracy Reception in NYC
Thursday, Sept. 17 - Sunday, Sept. 20: CAAMFest San Jose
Tuesday, Sept. 22 - Thursday, Sept. 24: CNHA Native Hawaiian Convention in Honolulu
Saturday, Sept. 26: APIASF Jump Start College Tour at Rutgers University-Newark
Saturday, Sept. 26 - Sunday, Sept. 27:Center for APA Women National Leadership Summit and 20th Anniversary Reception in Redmond, Wash.
Monday, Sept 28: APAICS Golf Classic in Dumfries, Va.
Monday, Sept. 28 - Wednesday, Sept. 30:National CAPACD 15th Annual Convention in D.C.
Thursday, Oct. 1: AAJC 19th Annual American Courage Awards in D.C.
Friday, Oct. 2 - Saturday, Oct. 3: APAICS Regional Leadership Academy in New York
Saturday, Oct. 3: SAALT’s Be the Change Annual Day of Service. Nationwide.
Friday, Oct. 16 - Saturday, Oct. 17: APAICS Regional Leadership Academy in Chicago
Thursday, Oct. 29:APIASF Scholarship Benefit in NYC
Wednesday, Nov. 4 - Sunday, Nov. 8:2015 NAPABA Annual Convention in New Orleans.
Friday, Nov. 6:NCAPIP student conference in San Francisco
Other Community Events
Saturday, Sept. 12 @ 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.:AAPI Action Forum with DC Mayor’s Office on API Affairs
Tuesday, Sept. 15 - Wednesday, Sept. 23: 100 Women 100 Miles Pilgrimage (We Belong Together & NAPAWF. Vigil on Sept. 22 in D.C.)
Tuesday, Sept. 22:National Voter Registration Day