Our End of Year Social/Potluck/Field Day is coming up soon at Sugarhouse Park!!! So excited :D There's gonna be raffles (Wong Fu Awkward Panda whaaaaat?! here is a picture for reference), water gun/balloon fights, hella food (see FB event for a list), eating contests, volleyball, badminton, as well as revealing who next year's AASA officers will be :P FB event here!
AASA Officer Applications are OUT! | Apply by April 21st so TOMORROW
AASA officer applications are due literally tomorrow! You can find the Officer Responsibilities/positions outlined here and the application here! Please submit it to our email :D
Asian American Graduation | THIS SATURDAY, April 26th | 4:00PM-6:00PM
FB Event here! Poster here! And form here!
You do not have to be involved with AASA to be a part of the Asian American Graduation. This event is a sit-down dinner and will be held at the new business building (SFEBB) in room 7170/7180 (7th floor). It is for undergraduate/graduate Asian/Asian American students who are graduating this Spring, this Summer, or graduated last Fall but are walking this May. You'll receive a stole, some time to speak about your educational journey, and may bring 2 guests. Fill out the form to register!!!
***Current AASA officers as well as those applying to be an AASA officer for next year will be asked to volunteer at this event as well!***
Latino/a Chicano/a Awareness Week | All this week!
FB event here! Chicano/a Latino/a Unidos invites everyone to celebrate with them the Latino/a Chicano/a diaspora during their Latino/a Chicano/a Awareness Week all week at the Union! Please see their FB event page for a full list of the week's events.
Tomorrow, Monday April 21th:
There will be a free film screening of "STOLEN EDUCATION" (FB event here!) @ 5:30PM in the new Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex (SAEC), just a short walk from LNCO and OSH. This documentary was written and produced by Dr. Alemán himself, see trailer HERE to learn more.
Tuesday, April 22nd:
There will be an event in the CESA Lounge @ 1:00PM on MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán) Action.
Free Food for Finals :P | This Wednesday, April 23rd | 9:00AM and 10:45AM
There are 2 free food events happening this Wednesday courtesy of UPC, both in the Union building!
9-11AM FB event here @ the Union Ballroom, free bagels and yogurt.
10:45AM FB event here @ outside on the Union Patio, cooking demonstration on how to make kabobs.
Nihon Matsuri | Saturday, April 26th | 10:00AM-5:00PM
Nihon Matsuri is an outdoor Japanese cultural festival and will be held at 100 South (Japantown Street), between 200 & 300 West. It's free admission and there will be live performances, food stands, vendors, etc :D Contact Merissa at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in volunteering at the festival for the JACL booth!!! Also there's a volunteer form on their website, link here.
"A Night In Hollywood" | Saturday, April 26th | 6:00PM-8:00PM
There will be a fundraising gala at East Hollywood High School (2185 S 3600 W) Studio B with dancing, dinner, films, music by The Joe McQueen Quartet, an open mic, silent/live auctions in a coffee shop setting. Please see the event poster here with more info :)
OCA National Convention: "On LOCAtion for AdvOCAcy" | August 7-10th
The Organization of Chinese Americans is hosting their 2014 National Convention at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. This event highlights the work of activist leaders at the forefront of the Asian Pacific American community around the nation, and features workshops, speakers, etc! OCA members will receive discounts, register before Friday, June 6th to save $100 off registration. Register and find more info here!