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Mission Statement
San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans builds community through communication,collaboration & celebration of the cultural heritage & diversity of our Asian Pacific Islander American communities, and advocates for APIA rights & empowerment through service, education & philanthropy.
Festivals & More

Pac-Arts' SPRING SHOWCASE is back! Thurs 4/17-Thurs 4/24, Digiplex Mission Valley, 7510 Hazard Center Dr, SD 92108; opening 4/17 6:30 pm with documentary To Be Takei with George Takei in person; aka Dan 4/19 3:35pm and Dan Matthews himself; films from Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand (Tony Jaa! Jeeja Yanin!), India, Philippines & more; closing 4/24 6:30pm with Hirokazu Kore-eda's Like Father Like Son; plus 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors live! in partnership with Mo`olelo Fri 4/18, Sun 4/20, www.pac-arts.org, www.moolelo.net

LINDA VISTA MULTICULTURAL FAIR & PARADE, Sat 4/26 10am-5pm, parade 11am, opening ceremony 12 noon; ethnic foods, rides, entertainment on 3 stages! 619.746.8223, www.lindavistafair.org

Taiwanese American Professionals-SD, NATWA & TACC present TAIWAN TEA WORKSHOP, Sat 4/26 2pm-4pm, Taiwan Center, 7838 Wilkerson Court, SD 92111; TAP-SD members free, non-members $5; Thomas Shu,3rd generation tea specialist & “Ambassador of Taiwan Tea” on how to best brew tea, how to taste test tea, how to know teas, www.tap-sd.org

ABA, APAPA & CEPA Net present SD CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 6 CANDIDATES' FORUM, Sat 4/26,1pm-3pm, Angier Elementary School, 8450 Hurlbut St, Sd 92123; hear Chris Cate, Jane Glasson, Carol Kim, De Le, Mitz Lee; 858.215.2108, apapa.sdc@gmail.com

SD ALLIANCE for APIAs kicks off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with our 10th annual SAN DIEGO DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Sat 5/3, 9am-5pm; form your teams today to Race with the Dragons, Tecolote Shores North, Mission Bay Park, SD 92109

National Asian American Coalition presents ASIAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL, Sat 5/10, 12-8pm, Convoy St bet Clairemont Mesa & Raytheon, www.asianculturalfestivalsd.com

Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC) invites you to GALA: 40 yrs of Celebrating Communities Cultures Generations; Wed 5/21, 5:30pm-9pm, Hyatt Regency, 3777 La Jolla Village Dr, SD 92122; $200/ticket, table (10) $2000, www.upacsd.com, 619.446.0805

Pac-Arts & Museum of Photographic Arts present KING HU in TAIWAN,1st SD retrospective of martial arts director King Hu, featuring Dragon Inn & Touch of Zen, 6/5-7 MoPA

Japan Society of SD & Tijuana presents BEER & SAKE FESTIVAL, Fri 6/13, 7pm-10pm, Harrah's Rincon North,777 Harrah's Rincon Way, Valley Center 92082; VIP $180, non-member $90, JSSDT member $60; Japanese beers & sakes, local craft beers; appetizers; SAN DIEGO TAIKO & JAKE SHIMABUKURO; proceeds benefit JSSDT outreach programs

SD Philippine Library & Museum presents Gaslamp Quarter's FIESTA FILIPINIANA, Sat 6/21, 10am-3pm, all-day festivities, music by Samahan Rondalla

Community News
8 million have enrolled for affordable, quality healthcare; www.coveredca.com; www.healthcare.gov, 1.800.318.2596

Our thoughts and prayers for passengers and crew of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, missing since taking off for Kuala Lumpur-to-Beijing flight

PACIFIC RIM PARK DAY:Led by artist James Hubbell, Pacific Rim Parks have been built around the Pacific, the Ocean we share: in San Diego; Tijuana, Mexico; Vladivostok, Russia; Jeju, Korea; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Puerto Princesa, Philippines; March 4, declared Pacific Rim Park Day by City of San Diego

API community, SDPD needs you! Join community-oriented SDPD as civilian or police officer. SDPD Multicultural Storefront works with API & African communities; mentors SD Asian Youth & East African Youth Org's. People & language skills a plus. link to SDPD

Attention overseas Singaporeans! Contact Singapore: companies are hiring: contactsingapore.sg/jobs
Alliance recognized for Excellence in "Cultural Heritage & Community Service"
The San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans was honored to receive the San Diego Filipino-American Humanitarian Foundation's Excellence Award for "Cultural Heritage & Community Service" at the Foundation's annual Historical Heritage Gala.
Alliance Events 
9th SD Dragon Boat Fest 13 
2013 Events 
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6th SD Dragon Boat Fest 10 
5th SD Dragon Boat Fest 09 
4th SD Dragon Boat Fest 08 
3rd SD Dragon Boat Fest 07 
2nd SD Dragon Boat Fest 06 
2008 Virtual Candidates Frm 
2012 Events 
2007 Matinee with Mo'olelo 
2007 Chula Vista Develop't 
2007 at SD Asian Film Fest 
2007 Symp on Hate Crime 
2007 Senator Yee Townhall 
2007 Pan-Asian Multicultural 
2007 Lunch in Neighborhood 
2006 Events 

San Diego Dragon Boat Festival coming Saturday, May 3, 2014, Tecolote Shores North, Mission Bay Park
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San Diego Dragon Boat Alliance Celebrates 2014 with New Dragon Boats!


Grants to the Alliance
Our deepest gratitude to San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts, District 4

and County of San Diego Board of Supervisors

for their generous support of our dragon boat program.

The Alliance gratefully acknowledges QUALCOMM Incorporated for its generous support of the Alliance for Alliance mission and our San Diego Dragon Boat Festival.

Advisors & Supporters

Thank you, Dr. Chen, for guidance and counsel!
Pro Bono Services

Philip Chang CPA
6344 Ferris Square, Sd 92121

Kaii Tu Design www.kaiitu.com

Ron Walker
Friends of the Alliance 2014

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Grant and Lillian Tu
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San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans
8650 Genesee Avenue, Suite 214, #927263, San Diego, CA 92192
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