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Sarah Lawrence professor of writing and poetry and Graywolf Press author, Vijay Seshadris, recently became the first Asian American to be awarded the [...]
As a second generation Asian American, we had the privileges of growing up in a well-developed nation. I find in today’s [...]
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April 15, 2014
This past Friday, April 11th, 2014, the APEX Cares volunteer network came out to help with logistics for the “Reaching New Heights” 21st CAUSE dinner. Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment (CAUSE) founding member Charlie Woo was joined by over 50 elected officials to jointly recognize pioneering corporate and social leaders. This historic event comprised the largest convening of API representatives in the history of the United [...]
March 23, 2014
Saturday, March 22, APEX Cares teamed up with Girl's Inc. and made prom dreams come true for many young women! Brand-name sponsors donated over 2,300 dresses, 1,600 pairs of shoes, and 900 pieces of jewelry. Aside from a personal shopper, the event provided teens with workshops that helped empower and develop the young women's personal growth. Visit our Facebook album for pictures from the event.
March 2, 2014
APEX Cares partnered with Kid Reading to Succeed (KRS), Saturday, March 1st, at Jackson Elementary School. This month's theme focused on celebrating spring and being environmentally conscious. Regardless of the rainy weather condition, over 15 enthusiastic APEX Cares volunteers showed their love and support by encouraging the kids to read aloud. To over 40 kids, volunteers also taught the importance of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, and guided kids [...]
February 24, 2014
APEX Cares infused our first 2014 volunteer spirit at the 36th Annual L.A. Chinatown Firecracker 5K/10K/Kiddie Run on February 23rd to embrace physical fitness and cultural awareness. Over a dozen APEX volunteers showed up early Sunday morning to help set up the Kiddie Run Registration section by putting up the banners, organizing the t-shirt sizes, filling in the goody bags, and checking in kid runners. There [...]