Events from our grantees
All three of our 2012 grantees have some exciting events coming up. Join us in supporting them!
- The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)‘s Second Annual APA Heritage Ball will take place on Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 pm at the Omni Shoreham Hotel (2500 Calvert Street NW, near the Woodley Park Metro Station). Admission includes heavy hors d’oeurves, open bar, silent auction, and special guest performances. Buy your tickets today! All proceeds will benefit CAPAL.
- The Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP) is holding a photo exhibition, “The Faces of Courage,” on Saturday, May 11 from 1:00 to 4:00pm. This family event celebrates the courage and resiliency of survivors of sexual and domestic violence during May’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
The event is at the Association of Small Foundations (1720 N Street NW, near the Dupont Circle and Farragut North and West Metro stations). Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Purchase your tickets today! All proceeds will go to support DVRP’s work with survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
- DVRP will also have a table at Fiesta Asia on Saturday, May 18 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. This is the 8th Annual Asian Heritage Month Street Festival in DC and is one of the largest on the East Coast. It will be held on Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 3rd and 6th streets. Admission is free. Visit www.asiaheritagefoundation.org for more information.
- Finally, the Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Spoken Word and Poetry Summit will be held from Wednesday, August 28- Saturday, August 31 at various sites around DC. This four-day gathering is rooted in a celebratory spirit, and it aims to make meaningful connections between and present AAPI spoken word and literary performers, slam poets, and writers. Sign up on their website–lappfest.org–to get updates.