Monthly Archives: January 2010

Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) Internship


The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) is offering internship opportunities for Asian American college students. For the year 2010, FAPAC will award up to two (2) paid internships. Each selected interns will receive $2,000 in stipend for their service, working 20 hours a week for approximately 10 weeks (April – July). The interns will assist FAPAC executive board and committee chairs to plan, organize, and coordinate the upcoming 24th National Leadership Training Conference which will be held in National Harbor, MD on May 3-7, 2010. Selected interns will be required to work full-time at the conference on site. All travel expenses and arrangements will be made by the recipient. At the conference, the selected interns will have opportunities to network with leaders in the Federal government and Asian Pacific American organizations. Continue reading


Haiti Earthquake Relief: How You Can Help

Huffington Post Impact has put together a comprehensive list of links to donate and get involved in relief efforts for victims of last week’s devastating earthquake. Below is a list of resources on how you can help earthquake victims in Haiti:

HuffPost |  Victoria Fine First Posted: 01-12-10 08:24 PM   |   Updated: 01-18-10 05:25 PM


Martin Luther King, Jr., said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” On Monday, in his honor, we’re asked to lift our sights beyond our immediate circle of family and friends, and help contribute to something larger than our own lives. Continue reading


Washington, DC (January 18, 2010) – KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress is proud to announce its participation in the National Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Week of Action in order to call on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. All communities, including AAPIs, have an important stake in the passage of comprehensive immigration reform, which looks to be a top priority in the 111th Congress. Continue reading

FWN Documents Filipina American Women in Governance

The Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) is taking the lead in documenting our community’s most visible Filipina leaders in the public and private sectors and compiling the info in a directory of “Filipina American Women in Governance”.

We also ask that you please forward this call to your e-List of friends and colleagues. We thank you in advance!

If you or if you know anyone who you think should be included in the directory, we invite you and her to participate in the survey. Continue reading

AAPI Healthcare Orgs Connect with Congress


Friday Jan 22, 4pm EST

You are invited to participate in a teleconference with staff from the
Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

Click here to RSVP

The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) is comprised of Members of Congress of Asian and Pacific Islander descent and members who have a strong dedication to promoting the well-being of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Since 1994, CAPAC has been addressing the needs of the AAPI community in all areas of American life.  Eliminating healthcare disparities for AAPI communities has long been a top priority for our caucus.  Learn more about CAPAC’s healthcare priorities hereContinue reading

Apply for the Center for Progressive Leadership’s New Leaders Internship Program

Do you know a passionate young leader who would be interested in being a part of progressive change this summer in Washington DC?

The Center for Progressive Leadership’s New Leaders Internship Program is a paid ten-week summer program in Washington D.C. for young people from underrepresented communities across the country who are committed to developing their leadership skills. Each New Leader is matched with a paid
internship in a leading progressive organization in DC, including policy and
research work, advocacy, organizing, media relations, and on-line communications. CPL New Leaders also participate in orientation and closing
workshops, weekly trainings, coaching, and a variety of networking events, conferences and other opportunities. Continue reading

Apply for the The White House Internship: A Public Service Leadership Program

President Obama believes in the capacity of young people to move America forward. He is committed to providing young leaders from across the nation an opportunity to develop their leadership skills and fostering a continued commitment to public service through the White House Internship Program. This hands-on pro- gram is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President and prepare them for future roles in public service. Continue reading