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Talinhaga Laban sa Tirano: Raising Voices Against Tyranny

This online event is a collaboration between arts collectives in the US and Philippines that are remembering the resistance against the Marcos dictatorship and continuing to raise voices against the killings, attacks, and the return of tyranny today.
Community

Perspectives on Virtual Learning: New Developments, Current Obstacles, and the Future of Online Educating

MALA (Muslim American Leadership Alliance), is hosting a virtual discussion! Hosted by a diverse group of panelists, Perspectives on Virtual Learning will focus on new developments, current obstacles, and the future of online educating.
Food

The Story of Cambodia | Part 3 | Food, Ritual & Memories

Join the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial on July 26th at 11 am for their virtual event The Story of Cambodia, Part3 | Food, Ritual & Memories.
Interviews

Perspectives on Virtual Learning: New Developments, Current Obstacles, and the Future of Online Educating

MALA (Muslim American Leadership Alliance), is hosting a virtual discussion! Hosted by a diverse group of panelists, Perspectives on Virtual Learning will focus on new developments, current obstacles, and the future of online educating.
Community

OCA Summit: Resilient Communities

Resilient Communities will be a virtual summit of plenaries, workshops, and entertainment for Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, community partners, and allies across the country.
Arts/Entertainment

A Virtual Panel With Chicago AAPI Theatre Artists

Join some of Chicago's brightest and best theatre artists in this special Q & A session livesteamed on the Our Perspective Facebook page and YouTube Channel.
Interviews

2017 TAP The Road Less Traveled

Featuring a panel of prominent Chicagoland Asian Americans, this program features (5) panelists who will speak upon their own personal experiences in non-traditional career paths, and fields that are not generally associated with Asian Americans.
Community

2017 Parenting Conference: Asian Parents and American Children

This conference aims to help first generation Asian parents understand some of the culture gaps experienced at home and improve communication with their second generation children.
Community

Hate Crimes: From Vincent Chin to the Present Panel Discussion

It has been 35 years since the murder of Vincent Chin, a Chinese American (mistakenly identified as Japanese) who was killed in Detroit in 1982 at the height of the Japan-bashing era of the 1970s and 80s.
Community

Talk Stories: An Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show

Our next Talk Stories: An Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show is coming up in a month. The show will take place at The National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial at 7:30pm on Thursday August 16th.
Community

Chicago Desi Youth Rising Community Dinner

Chicago Desi Youth Rising invites you to join us for our community dinner to share a meal and conversation with our 2018 Summer Leadership Retreat youth participants! 
Interviews

‘Journey to Success’ Series What is Success? Filipinas Who Found It

You're invited to What is Success? Filipinas Who Found It (Aug 23, 2018)
Community

FIL-AM VOTERS' EDUCATION FORUM 2018

SAVE THE DATE: FIL-AM VOTERS' EDUCATION FORUM 2018, Saturday, 25 August 2018, Seafood City Supermarket Community Center
Arts/Entertainment

The Virtual Asian American Art Museum Launch

Join us for the VAAAM launch party and for a panel discussion on the “Chicago-Midwest” module of VAAAM, which focuses on the work and transnational lives of four Japanese American postwar artists—James Numata (1918–1997), Yasuhiro Ishimoto (1921–2012), Ray Yoshida (1930­–2009), and Michiko Itatani (1948–).
Interviews

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up with Laura Atkins & Stan Yogi

Join JACL Chicago for a dynamic talk with authors, Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi, as they share about their award-winning book, created for upper elementary and middle school students, about Fred Korematsu's story and how he came to challenge Japanese American incarceration during WWII.
Interviews

CRES Talk: Seth Archer

Don't miss the chance to be a part of a talk on the history of Hawai’i through the lens of Utah State University historian Seth Archer’s new book.
Interviews

Humanity First Tour - Chicago Rally!

Andrew is currently traveling the country as part of his Humanity First Tour, drawing thousands of Americans with his bold policy platform.
Interviews

Speaking Truth(s): Storytelling for Identity and Activism

Don't miss the chance to learn more about the art of story-telling with Ada Cheng!!
Arts/Entertainment

Telling Our Stories: BOA Poets Engaging The World

Erika Meitner is the author of five books of poems, including IDEAL CITIES, which was a 2009 National Poetry Series winner, COPIA, and HOLY MOLY CARRY ME.
Community

TALK Stories: An Asian American Diaspora Storytelling Show

An Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show, scheduled for Friday December 14th.
Community

Asian American Activism in Chicago: A Round Table

Join us for a round table about Asian American activism in Chicago.
Food

Winter Beef Series: Japanese Wagyu

RPM Steak’s second dinner of its three-part educational Winter Beef Series showcases Japanese Beef – the world’s rarest and most exquisite type of beef prized for its rich marbling and dense meaty flavor.
Community

TALK Stories: An Asian American / Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show

As part of the LookOut Series, Talk Stories presents storytellers of Asian descent from diverse identities and backgrounds.
Arts/Entertainment

Speaking Truths Series: The Space In Between

Storytelling series that explores the theme of "The Space In Between"
Interviews

Spirituous: Celebration of International Women's Day

Join us on the Spirituous: A Celebration of International Women`s Day on March 8.
Community

Our Story: The Japanese American Incarceration

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A COCKTAIL & HORS D’OEURVES RECEPTION & FUNDRAISER on THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2019.
Community

The New Reality Facing Chinese Americans During the U.S.-China Conflict

Join us on the The New Reality Facing Chinese Americans During the U.S. - China Conflict on March 9.
Community

Break the Silence 2019: Asian Mental Health Conference

Join on the Break the Silence an Asian and Asian American Mental Health Conference.
Interviews

Talk on Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence (Free)

Sanjeevani4U's 2nd talk event of 2019 - Marital rape, Relationship issues and mental health coping for domestic abuse survivors
Community

Reimagining Asian American Masculinity: Mixed Trans Perspective

Willy Wilkinson, Author, MPH, is an award-winning transgender writer and public health consultant, cultural competency trainer, public speaker, and spoken word performer who has been advocating for marginalized population since the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Interviews

Celeste Ng in conversation with Eve L. Ewing

For this ticketed event, Celeste will be joined in conversation by special guest, Eve L. Ewing. This event will be held at the Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St.
Community

Collapsing Time & Imagining Refugee Futures

In this talk, Professor Patricia Nguyen analyzes land and water as precarious landscapes in refugee camps in Tuan Andrew Nguyen’s futuristic dystopic film, “The Island,” to explore his use of archival material to visualize refugee futures in the context of continued war and climate change.
Community

CSRPC ANNUAL PUBLIC LECTURE: JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS

The CSRPC's Annual Public Lecture features distinguished public intellectuals whose work promotes engaged thought and scholarship around topics of race and ethnicity within the public sphere.
Interviews

AAIV x KASA Spring Speaker: Victoria Park

We are excited to invite you to our Spring Speaker event, featuring Victoria Park!
Arts/Entertainment

Storytelling Basics Workshop

In this storytelling basics workshop, we will discuss basic tenets of this art form, such as detailed descriptions, basic story arc, emotions, relationships with the audience, and purpose of storytelling.
Community

Celebrate APAHM: Aerial Yoga, Lunch, Conversation on Asian Womxn Identities

Nourish your body with aerial yoga, stomach with lunch, and soul with a community of Asian womxn sisters
Arts/Entertainment

Butoh and Movement Workshop

The class will focus on body-weather, Noguchi, and mythical creatures through guided imagery and structured improvisation. Noguchi exercises foster an experience of the body as water with the goal of encountering and releasing the natural body.
Community

Kansha Project Culmination 2019

Join JACL Chicago for the 2018 Kansha Project culmination!
Community

TALK Stories: An Asian American / Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show

Talk Stories features performers of Asian descent in storytelling of all forms, including music/dance, personal narrative, and improvisation
Interviews

Meditataion for Healthy Living

Learn how to connect with the divinity within you, the source of peace and lasting happiness.
Community

Japanese Hand Held Weapons Seminar

The 2 day event starts on Saturday September 7th, 2019. We will resume on Sunday September 8th, 2019.
Community

Tea Ceremony Class (Beginners)

Tea Ceremony Class (Beginners) Six-week Chanoyu course with Iwatani Sensei
Community

“Building Community, Chinatown Style” by Gordon Chin

Please join us on September 28th for “Building Community, Chinatown Style” book talk by Gordon Chin.
Arts/Entertainment

Fall FIlm Series: Mountains that take Wing: Angela Davis & Yuri

The fall film series centers the stories of inspiring activists and the power of collective organizing across race, class, gender, and sexuality for social justice.
Arts/Entertainment

Open Door Series: Lani T. Montreal & Tony Trigilio

The Open Door series presents work from Chicago’s new and emerging poets and highlights the area’s outstanding writing programs.
Community

FAHM Celebration + Journey for Justice Book Launch

Join us in the Journey for Justice, The Life of Larry Itliong on October 12, 2019.
Interviews

Filipinx Postcolonialisms - Jan Padios & Angie Reyes

Please join the Asian American Studies Program (and generous co-sponsors) on 12:00PM Friday, October 18 (Harris 108) for a discussion on Filipinix Postcolonialisms.
Interviews

Book Discussion on Know My Name by Chanel Miller

Dr. Ada Cheng will be facilitating a book discussion on Know My Name by Chanel Miller on Monday 11/4 at 7pm at Uncharted Books.
Community

TALK Stories: An Asian American / Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show

An evening of storytelling and performers of the Asian / Pacific Islander American community in Chicago sharing their experiences through story, music, and improv.
Arts/Entertainment

Talk Stories

An Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show
Community

Kali Fundamentals

Learning the art of Kali - Filipino Martial Arts, is a skill that will help preserve your mind, well-being, and lifestyle.
Community

#IAmAnImmigrant Storytelling Event by HANA Center

We find collective liberation through stories that center our community, and are challenged to be agents of change taking action to advance a world with dignity and justice for all.
Business

Successful Capital Raise: What You Should Know Before Speaking to Investors

This informative and entertaining seminar aims to help companies understand and implement the critical activities and strategies needed to successfully complete a capital event.
Community

2020 Circle of Empowered Women Induction and Educational Forum

Please join NaFFAA Illinois for our 2020 Circle of Empowered Women Induction and Educational Forum as we celebrate Women's History Month.
Business

Why Bruce Lee Would've Been a Great Investor in 2020

Professor Joel Litman, Chief Investment Strategist of Valens Research, will discuss how more than 200 of the top 300 money managers use Uniform Accounting metrics for better signals versus as-reported financial numbers.
Interviews

A Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership

As Co-Chair of WHIAAPI, Secretary Elaine L. Chao kicks off this series of webinars in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. Following her keynote remarks and a question and answer period, we will then turn the program over to “A Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership” with a panel of distinguished AAPI business leaders.
Community

Webinar: Asian American Identity and Self Compassion during COVID-19

Dr. Ravi Chandra will teach the founding principles of Mindful Self Compassion, lead us in some self-compassion meditations, and also give perspectives on how to deal with microaggressions. This APA Heritage Month program is planned by NAAAP's Self Care and Wellness program team.
Community

Webinar: The State of AAPI Philanthropy

AAPIP is pleased to launch AAPIP at 30: Solidarity Matters with a webinar that unveils a new report, The State of AAPI Philanthropy. This report is a collaboration with AAPI Data and other community foundation partners. Over the past thirty years, AAPIP has provided leadership in philanthropy to reveal blind spots and introduce new strategies for philanthropic action.
Community

IADO Community Webinars for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2020

To celebrate Asian American Heritage Month (May 2020), IADO is leading a series of webinars every Thursday, 5 PM U.S. central time on Facebook.com/IADOChicago.
Community

Resilient Communities: OCA Summit

Resilient Communities is a virtual five-day summit of plenaries, workshops, and entertainment for Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and allies across the country. The summit will consist of advocacy training and issue-based workshops on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted AAPI communities.
Community

National AAPI Leadership Summit

In conjunction with the Presidential Town Hall on June 27th, APIAVote will also be hosting the National AAPI Leadership Summit from next Monday, June 22nd to Thursday, July 2nd.
Community

Filipinx Educators 4 Black Lives: How to Combat Anti-Blackness in Education

Learn tangible ways on how to combat Anti-Blackness in both PreK - 12 & Higher Education.About this Event
Community

AA and NHPI Immigration Challenges

Learn more about necessary reforms to revamp the U.S. immigration system and protect AA and NHPI migrants.
Community

Making the Grade: Barriers to Education for the AA and NHPI Community

Learn what needs to be done to ensure that our students have the access and resources needed to be successful.
Community

National AAPI Leadership Summit Kick-off & Overview of the NCAPA’s 2020 Policy Platform

Hear from NCAPA’s National Director and Members of Congress on the 2020 Policy Platform in elevating the needs of the AA and NHPI community, and how this document will be used to advocate on behalf of these issues.