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The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) launches an online video challenge, asking participants to submit personal stories about people who have had an impact on the people around them. The effort, called “What’s Your Story?” aims to highlight community service by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders whose dedication to a cause has made a difference in their communities.
Participants are asked to submit a video describing unique experiences that have shaped who they are in less than three minutes.
Entries are accepted in any form, including music …
New Online Engagement Feature Invites Public To Petition The White House
Today, the White House announced We the People, a new online engagement feature.
On this innovative WhiteHouse.gov platform, individuals will be able to create and sign petitions seeking action from the federal government on a range of issues. If a petition gathers enough signatures, White House staff will review it, ensure it is sent to the appropriate policy experts, and issue an official response.
Visitors to WhiteHouse.gov can begin submitting petitions later this month. To sign up for an alert …
San Francisco’s First Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival presented by the Southeast Asian Arts & Culture Coalition
Saturday, September 10, 2011 11am-5pm at the Tenderloin Recreation Center/Children’s Playground
Family friendly, children activities, food, ethnic fashion show, educational exhibit. Ethnic attire encouraged.
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Dear Friends, Panelists, Distinguished Guests, and Volunteers:
On behalf of the Laotian American National Alliance (LANA) Board of Directors, we want to thank you and welcome you for joining us for the 2nd Laotian National Conference: Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Leaders. Please join us at tonight’s Night Gala: Celebrate Community! 7pm (Free Parking) at the Harvest Moon Restaurant, 7260 Arlington, Blvd, Falls Church, VA.
Second Laotian National Conference
> Conference Flyer
> Register Online
> Workshop and Registration Form (Print)
> Meet Laotian-American Authors
> Conference Speakers
> Hotel Information
> Presenter Submission Form
> Sponsorship Levels
> Sponsorship / Advertisement / Donation Form
> Vendor Information
> Night Gala
> U.S. Secret War
Unite, Educate and Advocate
The Second Laotian National Conference is just around the corner and it’s not too late to register. You have plenty of time. You can either register now or at the conference on August 5th, 6th, but space is limited so it’s best to preregister.
Even though this conference is created with the Lao community in mind, we welcome all organizations and people …
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Diabetes is on the rise among Laotians. Over 3,000 people are diagnose with diabetes a day according to recent studies and well over a million are diagnose each year. Many people do not realize the detrimental impact of diabetes until it is too late.
Fortunately, diabetes is preventable and manageable with the correct treatment. One of our speaker, Khamp, a medical student from San Diego, has been studying the impact of diabetes on the Lao community. She will travel from San Diego to D.C. to share her studies with the …
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There are many advocacy organization out there making a difference in the Asian community, but one of the most well known and respected is SEARAC ( Southeast Asia Resource Center). The organization was founded in 1979 and has since developed into a strong entity for the Asian community.
According to their facebook page, “SEARAC is a national organization that advances the interest of Cambodian, Laotian and Vietnamese Americans by empowering communities through advocacy, leadership development and capacity building to create a socially just and equitable society”. This organization has been …