It's an evening of celebration to honor the inaugural year of the Asian American Civic Project, celebrate APA political leaders, and to help sustain the APA grassroots movement that made history with the election of President-Elect Obama. Here's some more info:
Asian Pacific Americans for Progress PAC PresentsIt looks like it's going to be a pretty fancy event, but hey, it's a historic occasion that deserves some celebration. All proceeds from the event will benefit APAP's activities, including the Asian American Civic Project for the 2009 election cycle. To purchase tickets to the event, go here. To learn more about APA for Progress, go
The AAPI Grassroots Gala and Afterparty
Come join your fellow grassroots activists as we celebrate our achievements, recognize our leaders and look towards the future! All proceeds will benefit APAP PAC's activities, including the Civic Project.
DATE: January 20, 2009
TIME: 8 p.m. to closing
PLACE: Perry's Restaurant
1811 Columbia Road
Washington, D.C. 20009
AAPI Grassroots Gala (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.)
Celebrating our grassroots leaders
Advance Sale Ticket: $125 (good through Jan. 9th)
Post-Gala After-Party (midnight to closing)
Featuring Ashu Rai and DJ Bobby, Resident DJs for the NYC-based Desilicious parties
Advance Sale Ticket: $50 (good through Jan. 9th)
Please note, there will also be an exclusive Pre-Gala VIP Cocktail Reception from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., celebrating the inaugural year of the Civic Project. Tickets for this event are $250. A limited number of All Access Passes (tickets to the Gala, the Cocktail Reception and After-Party) are available for $325, as well as special host committee packages for $500. For more info, please email APAPinauguration@gmail.com.
UPDATE: Were you involved with any political campaigns this year? Asian Pacific Americans for Progress is gathering any images that you may have from the 2008 campaign season, whether it was Obama or any other progressive candidate or proposition. They'll be putting together a highlight reel, to be played at the AAPI Grassroots Gala on January 20th in DC. Send your images (jpgs or tiffs) or videso (.wmv) to Matt Chea at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP. The deadline to contribute is January 3. If they use your image, you'll receive a copy of the commemorative DVD.