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10.27.2009

panel discussion with nonprofit leaders at ucla


Cool panel discussion happening at UCLA tomorrow night, involving several key API community leaders from the nonprofit sector, representing the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, the National Korean American Service & Education Cosortium, Little Tokyo Service Center, and the Asian Pacific Policy Planning Council. Here are the event details (in case you can't read the flyer above):
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY: A PANEL DISCUSSION WITH API NONPROFIT LEADERS

KNOW the issues. MEET the people. MAKE a difference.

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Place: UCLA, Kerckhoff Grand Salon
**Free food will be provided

Calling all AAPI student leaders! Are you concerned about the local and national issues facing your community, such as education, housing, immigration rights, health care, social justice, etc? Come hear what local leaders in the Asian Pacific American community are doing to address the most pressing issues in our community today, and what you can do to make a difference!

Panelists

Lisa Hasegawa, Executive Director
National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development
(National CAPACD)

HyunJoo Lee, National Organizing Director
National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC)

Bill Watanabe, Executive Director
Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC)

Mark Masaoka, Policy Coordinator
Asian Pacific Policy, Planning Council (AP3CON)
This sounds like a really great event for anyone interested in getting involved in nonprofit community work, or just hearing from API leaders who are making a difference. The event is sponsored by the APA-UCLA Alumni Association and Critical Asian Pacific Students for Action. For more information please contact Brian Chiu at brianchiu@ucla.edu.