NCAPA Weekly Roundup | Sept. 7-11, 2015

Read on for the latest from NCAPA.

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.

  • Read the Sikh Coalition’s statement after Inderjit Singh Mukker was assaulted in a hate crime in the Chicago area on Sept. 8. NCAPA member SABA North America also condemned the attack.

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.

 Upcoming Deadlines

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:

Lifeline Broad Base Sign On Letter (Deadline: Sept. 28)


NCAPA Opportunities

APAICS Regional Leadership Academies:

APIAHF: Policy Analyst in Oakland, CA or Washington, D.C.

APIASF: Scholarship Opportunities



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


Other Opportunities

DC Mayor’s Office of API Affairs:

Bilingual Program Coordinator

Fall Internship Program


Cherry Blossom Giving Circle: Grants for AAPI DC nonprofits (Deadline: Oct. 16)


Scholarship: Asian Women in Business (Deadline: Oct. 1)



NCAPA Events

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

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