Category Archives: Nonprofit

#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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“Hold My Hand” PSA Against Domestic Violence

The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK) has just released “Hold My Hand,” a PSA from their Youth Empowerment Project. The purpose of this PSA is to highlight the particular challenges that Asian immigrants and refugees face when confronting … Continue reading

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LA Ticket Giveaway: V3 Digital Media Conference

UPDATE 8/18/2012: Congrats to the winners: Gabrielle N, Michael G, m.wei, Venus A and Henry O! If you missed the giveaway but would still like to register, we have a special discount code for our 8Asians readers! You can use: … Continue reading

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New Leader of AAJC: Mee Moua

Congrats to Mee Moua! The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) just announced that the former Minnesota State Senator will be their new president and executive director, replacing Karen Narasaki who is stepping down after 20 years on the job. AAJC … Continue reading

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Robin Lim Named CNN’s 2011 Hero Of The Year

Earlier this month CNN honored 10 people ranging from directors of non-profits that support military widows, urban youth, and people with disabilities. But, the story that captured my heart was about Robin Lim, or “Mother Robin,” who was the CNN … Continue reading

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APA Spotlight: Larry Lee, Executive Director, New York Asian Women’s Center (NYAWC)

APA Spotlight is a weekly interview of Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) community leaders. It is a spotlight on individuals who have dedicated their careers to issues surrounding the APIA community with the goal of bringing much deserved recognition to … Continue reading

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APA Faith Matters: Bruce Reyes-Chow, 218th Moderator of General Assembly, Presbyterian Church

APA Faith Matters is a periodic interview of Asian Pacific American (APA) leaders in various religious contexts. It highlights those leaders who are passionate about social justice issues that matter to APA communities and work from within their religious contexts … Continue reading

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APA Faith Matters: Rita Nakashima Brock, Faith Voices for the Common Good

APA Faith Matters is a periodic interview of Asian Pacific American (APA) leaders in various religious contexts. It highlights those leaders who are passionate about social justice issues that matter to APA communities and work from within their religious contexts. … Continue reading

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APA Spotlight: Doua Thor, Executive Director, Southeast Asia Resource Action Center

APA Spotlight is a weekly interview of Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) community leaders. It is a spotlight on individuals who have dedicated their careers to issues surrounding the APIA community with the goal of bringing much deserved recognition to … Continue reading

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APA Spotlight: Michael Matsuda, Founder & President, Martial Arts History Museum

APA Spotlight is a weekly interview of Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) community leaders. It is a spotlight on individuals who have dedicated their careers to issues surrounding the APIA community with the goal of bringing much deserved recognition to … Continue reading

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APA Spotlight: James Lim, Executive Director, Philippine International Aid

APA Spotlight is a weekly interview of Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) community leaders. It is a spotlight on individuals who have dedicated their careers to issues surrounding the APIA community with the goal of bringing much deserved recognition to … Continue reading

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