NCAPA Weekly Roundup | Sept. 25-Oct. 2, 2015

Read on for news, opportunities and more from NCAPA members.

News and Updates

National CAPACD convention highlights: During CAPACD's convention this week, the Department of the Interior announced it is proposing a new rule for Native Hawaiians to be able to decide if they want a government-to-government relationship with the U.S. CAPACD also coordinated with local organizations in a rally to save affordable housing units in D.C.'s Chinatown,Museum Square.

NAPAWF’s #MoretoTheStory launches: Young AAPI feminists who participated in NAPAWF’s Reproductive Justice Leadership, Amplification, Mobilization and Power Building Program this summer created digital stories that debuted this week. The stories focus on what it means to grow up as an Asian American young woman with questions about sexual health. Videos from the launch are available onNAPAWF’s YouTube channel. Thenext webinar will be on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

AAJC honors former Attorney General Eric Holder: In their annual American Courage Awards Thursday evening, Advancing Justice | AAJC honored Eric Holder for his work with voting rights, LGBT equality and fighting hate crimes. AAJC also presented the Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Prabhjot Singh and Bridge Builder Award to Google. See the highlights on Twitter with#ACA15.

Upcoming Deadlines


Daniel K. Inouye Fellow in D.C. (Deadline: Oct. 2)

Mike M. Masaoka Congressional Fellowship in D.C. (Two available. Deadline: Oct. 2)

 OCA: Call for GOTV Volunteers at National Center (Oct. 5- Nov. 3)


NCAPA Opportunities

APAICS Regional Leadership Academies:

  • New York (Tri-State Regional Academy. Oct. 2-3)

APIASF: Scholarship Opportunities

APIAVote: Internship Program in Washington, D.C.

CAAM: Documentary Fund (Deadline: Oct. 16)

LEAP: 2015-16 Emerging Leaders Program (Deadline: Oct. 16)

NAPABA Pro Bono General Counsel Program (New program to provide AAPI organizations pro bono legal advice and counsel that they cannot afford.)

NAPABA McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship Program (Spring)


Other Opportunities


NCAPA Events

Friday, Oct. 2 - Saturday, Oct. 3: APAICS Regional Leadership Academy in New York

Saturday, Oct. 3: SAALT’s Be the Change Annual Day of Service. Nationwide.

Tuesday, Oct. 6 @ 4:00 p.m. ET: NCAPA General Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 6: NAPAWF Webinar - AAPI Feminism, Voice, & Empowerment

Wednesday, Oct. 7: A Nation of Immigrants - SEARAC Immigration & Nationality Act Anniversary Panel (Co-hosted by NCAPA, APALA, NAKASEC, NAPABA, OCA and NQAPIA)

Friday, Oct. 16 - Saturday, Oct. 17: APAICS Regional Leadership Academy in Chicago

Monday, Oct. 26: SEARAC Webinar on Deportation Guide for Southeast Asian Americans

Thursday, Oct. 29:APIASF Scholarship Benefit in NYC

Wednesday, Nov. 4 - Sunday, Nov. 8:2015 NAPABA Annual Convention in New Orleans.

Friday, Nov. 6: NCAPIP student conference in San Francisco


Other Community Events

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