In honor of Upstanders Season 2, the Starbucks Foundation is launching the “Upstanders Challenge” to celebrate charities that are making a difference in their communities. The Foundation will award twenty-five (25) $25,000 grants to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the US. In addition, the first 200 submitters will receive a $20 Starbucks eGift. Share from this … Continue reading International Examiner UPSTANDERS Challenge
Advocacy Journalism Fellowship Program is a joint collaboration between ACLF and the International Examiner. Fellows will receive seven months of training and be assigned to one of the following four community groups (Cambodian, Pakistani, Samoan, and Thai) identified as being under-represented within the larger Asian Pacific Islander American community: APPLY TO BE A FELLOW: https://goo.gl/forms/dAnyAJrRgSNARec93 QUALIFICATIONS: … Continue reading Advocacy Journalism Fellowship Program Accepting Applications
Tony is from White Center and grew up in Rainier Beach and High Point, Washington. His parents fled Viet Nam from political persecution to provide the family a brighter future. As an undergraduate at the University of Washington, Tony founded a student organization named Asian Coalition for Equality that highlights invisibilities of the Asian community. … Continue reading Welcome Tony Vo to the ACLF Board!
Sat, September 30, 2017 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT Keiro Northwest 1601 East Yesler Way Seattle, WA 98122 This seminar on leadership development is for emerging leaders, early career professionals, students, and other young adults. Participants will meet some of the most influential Asian American leaders in the private, public, and non-profit sectors, and … Continue reading JACL Leadership Seminar: Gaining Influence – Developing Leaders for Equity and Social Justice in Private, Public, and Nonprofit Sectors
On July 22, 2017: The 2017 CLP cohort met with Alex Johnson and Marissa Vichayapai at the Seattle Central Library at the mid-point of their ACLF experience. The first half of the retreat was a check-in with the cohort about where they were at and discussed their group project. This year’s group project will be … Continue reading The 2017 CLP cohort are half way through!
Ruth Woo Fellowship in the Governor's Office Start Date: Fall 2017, 15-20+ hours per week Location: Office of the Governor, Olympia, WA Salary and Benefits: Unpaid Fellowship Course Credit: College course credit may be available. We will work with the students’ academic institutions to help them earn any academic credits for which they may be eligible. Process: … Continue reading Office of Gov. Jay Inslee and the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) recruiting for Ruth Woo Fellowship
ACLF would like to invite you to a community reception for our 2017 Community Leaders Program class scheduled for Wed, May 10, 2017 at Eastern Cafe from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM ACLF was organized in 1998 in response to the need to develop community-based leadership education program in the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community … Continue reading Come Meet our 2017 CLP Cohort on May 10th!
We selected 11 participants for the 2017 CLP Cohort and here's a little bit about each of them! Troy Chen I was born in Shanghai, China and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. I came to Seattle in 2014 to pursue a bachelor degree in Political Science at the University of Washington. I speak three languages (Mandarin, … Continue reading Presenting our 2017 CLP Cohort!
Are you interested in running for public office? The 2017 National Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training program in Washington, DC for current elected officials and individuals seeking to run for public office. The program consists of interactive leadership training with topics ranging from planning your campaign, developing and telling your campaign story, base building and outreach, … Continue reading APAICS National Leadership Academy in Washington D.C. is open to applicants!
Please join us for our 6th Annual Community Breakfast! Come and meet our incoming 2017 Community Leaders Program class, reconnect with alumni, and find out what's in store for ACLF for 2017. Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017 Time: 9:00AM to 12:00PM Where: Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church. Register and buy tickets here