It’s fun talking about how Asian Americans are portrayed in the media and debating the merits of the roles actors choose. While performers might not choose to be our community’s most visible role models, it’s something they just can’t escape. So when prominent API role models from the fields of business, politics, law, and non-profits commit to serve as mentors, it’s definitely worth noting.
Saturday, July 9 marks the kickoff of the 2011 – 2012 Southern California Region Committee of 100 Leadership and Mentoring Program featuring a panel discussion with California State Controller John Chiang, Hollywood producer Julie Fong, CEO of Mega Toys and Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment Board Chair Charlie Woo, and President of Asian Pacific American Legal Center Stewart Kwoh.
C100 is a non-profit group composed of about 160 members drawn from the Chinese American community who have achieved a level of prominence in their respective fields. The organization’s mission is to encourage constructive relations between the people of the US and Greater China as well as promote the full participation of Chinese Americans in all fields of American life. Read More >
Center for the Pacific Asian Family continues to provide much needed services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in our API community.
CPAF depends on the support we receive from our friends in the community. The success of our recent Mother’s Day events illustrates perfectly the impact you can make in the lives of our families. As we kick-start the summer session of our 65-hour Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault training on July.
A video recap of the Verizon Visionaries Conference I spoke at last month in NYC.