The Information Exchange
July 14, 2018
APEX had the opportunity to learn more about the entertainment industry through the Asian American lens of Paget Kagy, actress, writer, and producer of Kat Loves LA. Read on to find out about her career path and how her culture has informed her thoughts and her work.
1. Can you tell us a little bit about your professional background, and your path to what you currently do?
April 21, 2018
Asian Boss Girl is a podcast hosted by three amazing Asian American women - Melody Cheng, Helen Wu, and Janet Wang. They use this podcast as a means to share stories that relate to the 20-30 year old Asian American woman, speaking about topics such as working, dating, and living in Los Angeles. Their ideals align with APEX's mission of promoting cultural awareness & Asian representation, and we're [...]
April 25, 2014
Sarah Lawrence professor of writing and poetry and Graywolf Press author, Vijay Seshadris, recently became the first Asian American to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for his collection, Three Sections. Whether you view poetry as the highest echelon of expression or a rarified indulgence, from ancient China to the salons of Versaille, poetry has often been a benchmark of inclusion in the culture of a place and time. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]