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Asian Amercan Blogging & Asian American Studies

If you're in Austin this week, come check out the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) annual conference.  It's being hosted by the University of Texas, Austin Center for Asian American Studies (that's their lovely artwork up top! I dig the fingerprint!).


Ramey Ko named Municipal Judge in Austin

Congratulations to APAP Board member, Ramey Ko. He's just been appointed by the Austin city council as a Municipal Judge for the city. According to Ramey, he may be the first Asian American judge in the state's capital and most progressive city. Here's his bio:


APAP organizes health care discussions around country

As the healthcare debate rages around the country, it's critical that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have their voices heard. APAP will be organizing a series of Dem Sums around the country in cities from California to New York. Here are the first announced events. Please check back as we get further details on events in Chicago, Austin and other cities. Come share your thoughts and stories. If you'd like to organize one in your city, please let us know.

DATE: September 25, 2009 (Friday)


DNC Asian Pacific Islander American Caucus Reception in Austin, TX

Thanks to Nhu Le of Austin, TX for this summary of last night's reception welcoming the DNC Asian Pacific Islander American Caucus to Austin, TX! Cross-posted at AAA-Fund and Burnt Orange Report.

Turning Texas Blue with Asian American Democrats


DNC Asian American Pacific Islander Caucus Reception in Austin - Sept. 10

Cross-posted at Daily Kos and Burnt Orange Report.


DNC Asian American Pacific Islander Caucus Reception in Austin - Sept. 10

Cross-posted at Daily Kos and Burnt Orange Report.


Austin, TX AAPI House Party 5/31/2009

20 people attended the house party in Austin at the home of Ramey Ko and Rick Cofer, including Kurt Kuhn, candidate for the Texas 3rd Court of Appeals; Amy Wong Mok, Director of the Austin Asian American Cultural Center; Madeline Hsu, Director of the University of Texas at Austin Center for Asian American Studies; Masashi Niwano, Executive Director of the Austin Asian American Film Festival, and local author, Irwin Tang.

Top 3 issues facing the AAPI community as discussed by William Liu and Irwin Tang:


Today's Worst Asian American in the World

So as many people know, Tammy and Victor, the Asian American brother and sister pair won The Amazing Race.


Betty Brown's Apology - Sincere or CYA?

See video

 


Austin Asian American Film Festival Tribute to Vincent Chin

Tribute to Vincent Chin When: Fri Oct 10 5:30 pm-8:00 pm