Join APEX OC as we work with Girls, Inc. of Orange County in a day of empowerment, beauty, and personal growth for young [...]
We're very excited to announce the entertainment lineup for this year's 20th Anniversary APEX Awards Gala.
Awards Show & Live Entertainment
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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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 23, 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 [...]
February 7, 2014
“New Year, New Ideas,” APEX’s first professional mixer of the year, co-hosted by both APEX OC and Orrick Law Firm, gathered over 130 guests, Thursday, February 6, 2014. Guests from throughout Orange County and Los Angeles braved the rain and gathered at Orrick’s prestigious Irvine office to build their professional network and learn more about Orrick and APEX. Young professionals represented industries in law, engineering, research, finance, [...]
May 21, 2013
By: Ellen Chen
My personal identity as an Asian American has always been a personal struggle for me but it disappeared when I started giving back to the community.
As an Asian American born in the city of Odessa, Texas (home of the Permian Panthers featured in Friday Night Lights), I was part of a newly immigrated family that had moved there from Taiwan to try their hands at [...]