Category Archives: Nonprofit

APIAVote is looking for storytellers… deadline August 31, 2014

APIAVote is looking for storytellers… journalism students or individuals who have experience in writing for any form of media (print/audio/video/online/photography). We are building a national communications team to help write and produce stories about Asian American and Pacific Islander voters … Continue reading

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8$: ’99 Histories’ from Artists at Play

8$ is a series which occasionally highlights interesting crowdfunding projects. Every day, the 8Asians team is inundated by many worthy pitches. We are unable to highlight every one that comes our way, or even the ones we might individually support. … Continue reading

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LA Ticket Giveaway: 2014 V3 Digital Media Conference

V3 Digital Media Conference is coming up right around the corner. The event kicks off on Friday June 20th with an Opening Awards Reception. Then, the all day conference takes place on Saturday June 21st. Both events are being held at … Continue reading

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East West Players Announces its 50th Anniversary Season, GOLDEN

East West Players (EWP), the nation’s largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work and the longest-running professional theater of color in the country, announces its extended 50th Anniversary Season, GOLDEN, a celebration that will take place over the next … Continue reading

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The Dropbox: South Korea Baby Box Rescue

I have no words. It took me a while to watch the promo because anything with babies makes me feel crazy raw and wrecks me for a few days. But this is strangely heartening. From Faithit: In Seoul, South Korea, … Continue reading

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Miami Heat’s Erik Spoelstra PSA – UNICEF Philippines Relief Efforts

I’m no fan of the Miami Heat, but was happy to see the Heat’s Head Coach Erik Spoelstra, a Filipino American, join the NBA, NBPA, and Miami HEAT in support of UNICEF and their ongoing relief efforts in the Philippines … Continue reading

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LA Ticket Giveaway: 2013 V3 Digital Media Conference

UPDATE: Congrats to the winners: Komo, Le Lisa, sharon yamato, Debra Dilger! V3 Digital Media Conference is coming up right around the corner. The event kicks off, on Friday June 14th, with an Opening Awards Reception at the Pacific Asia … Continue reading

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CAPE New Writers Fellowship – Submission Deadline July 5th

Only one month left until the submission deadline! The CAPE New Writers Fellowship (CNWF), formerly known as CAPE New Writers Awards (CNWA) has been elevated to include several exciting changes for 2013. 2 submission categories: Film and Television Up to … Continue reading

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2013 Open City Fellowship For Writers

Open City magazine and the Asian American Writer’s Workshop are looking for emerging journalists and writers of color to apply for their 2013 Open City Fellowship through the Asian American Writer’s Workshop. They are looking for five new Fellows for … Continue reading

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CAUSE Leadership Academy Internship: Applications Due April 26, 2013

Since its inception in 1991, the CAUSE Leadership Academy (formerly called CASIC, California Asian American Student Internship Coalition) has prepared elite student leaders to be in the forefront of California’s legislative arena. This program is especially dedicated to developing the … Continue reading

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Respondents Needed for Informal Survey about AAPIs with Mental Illness

Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC) is taking an informal survey to gather anecdotes about the experiences of Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders with the mental health system. APIDC has been accepted to present on this subject … Continue reading

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#170in7: Bone Marrow Cyberdrive in Memory of Janet Liang

Janet Liang, a vibrant 25 year old UCLA graduate and a leukemia patient who spent years championing leukemia awareness and Asian American bone marrow registration, passed away last week. In Janet’s memory, 8Asians is partnering with a network of other … Continue reading

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