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
Lao Golf North America presents LAO NEW YEAR OPEN 2014, Fri 4/11 practice $40; Sat 4/12 tournament, $110, Temecula Creek Inn Golf & Resort; Sat 4/12 pm Lao New Year Gala, $25, Pala Casino Spa & Resort, www.lgana.com; SD Alliance for APIAs is a sponsor
KHMER NEW YEAR FESTIVAL 2014, Sat-Sun 4/12-13, 10am-5pm, Colina Del Sol Park SD 92115, folkloric games, cultural dance, song, music, spicy foods, kids' activities, email@example.com
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
Join SD Chinese Historical Museum for Night of Exploration: fundraiser for UCSD alumnus, National Geographic Young Explorer Ricky Qi's documentary, Under One Roof, on Moso people in Yunnan, last of China’s matriarchal society, Sat 4/19, Chuang Archive & Learning Center; all proceeds benefit Under One Roof
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
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
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.
San Diego Dragon Boat Festival coming Saturday, May 3, 2014, Tecolote Shores North, Mission Bay Park
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
Friends of the Alliance 2014
Good Friends of the Alliance
Grant and Lillian Tu
Alliance 2014 Donations
Lao Golf North America LNYO