apap la's happy hour fundraiser

For all my people in Southern California, here's an event going on next week you should check out... Asian Pacific Americans for Progress is throwing a happy hour fundraiser on Wednesday, June 18 at E 3rd Steakhouse in Los Angeles. Come see special emcee poet Beau Sia, maybe win a door prize, and watch a sneak clip from APAP's first film, Vincent Who? Here are the details:
Asian Pacific Americans for Progress/LA's HAPPY HOUR FUNDRAISER

Featuring special emcee poet Beau Sia
fun door prizes and a sneak clip from APAP's first film

June 18th, 2008 (Wednesday)
6-8 PM
E 3rd Steakhouse
734 E 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Regular - $20
Students - $10

Co-hosted by hapihour.org

Host Committee (in formation): Grace Chee, Jay Chen, Sanjay Chhugani, Mike Fong, Shai Halbe, Vivian Hao, Ed Lew, Ted Kroeber, Lisa Kwon, Steve Kwon, Sumi Pendukar, Nitasha Sawhney, Liz Sunwoo, Melvin Tabilas, Van Tamom, Lisa, Thong, Marshall Wong, Michelle Yuen

Planning Committee (in formation): Curtis Chin, Jeff Kim, Go Kasai, Preeti Kulkarni, Victoria Manshardt, Cate Park, Oiyan Poon, Tom Nakanishi

Come support our upcoming programs, including:
- the Asian American Civic Project - a program to place APA fellows on Congressional campaigns around the country
- "Vincent Who?" - APAP's first documentary on the effects of the murder of Vincent Chin on the development of an Asian American community
- Conference in Los Angeles in September

Beau Sia is a poet who has performed everywhere from South Africa to Broadway. He was part of the original cast and one of the co-writers for the Tony Award winning "Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Jam on Broadway" , has toured nationally on a campaign to register voters entitled "Declare Yourself" which was produced by Norman Lear, and can be seen in the upcoming Jonathan Demme Film "Rachel's Getting Married."

Asian Pacific Americans for Progress is the national network of progressive Asian Americans. For more information, please check out our website at apaforprogress.org.
Should be a very good time, for a very good cause. Come on by, have a drink, chat up some friends, and be part of the movement. To RSVP for the event, email curtischin@aol.com or go to the Evite.

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