COVID-19 APA Stakeholder Statewide Conference Call

APA Stakeholder Statewide Conference Call Co-hosted by CAPAA & APIC-WA The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and Asian Pacific Islander Coalition of Washington (APIC-WA) will co-host a Zoom conference meeting to provide updates on Washington State’s response to COVID-19. Friday, April 3rd 9 AM - 10 AM sharp Zoom Meeting ID: 557 137 713 Click the link to join online: Or join by phone:  +1 669 900 9128, 557137713# The statewide stakeholder conference call is an opportunity for community members, leaders, and service providers to hear from state departments on support services and opportunities offered in response to COVID-19. Updates include presentations from the following departments: Department [...]

By |2020-04-01T11:44:40-07:00April 1st, 2020|Events, Featured|

Opportunity Gap Meeting (3/19)

The Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) will be meeting to discuss strategies to close educational opportunity gaps in Washington’s K-12 public education system. March 19, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. AWSP Training Room 1021 8th Ave SE Olympia, WA 98501 The EOGOAC is monitoring progress on implementing legislation, House BIll 1541, to address the educational opportunity gaps. Sili Savusa and former Commissioner Frieda Takamura are the Commission’s lead representatives on the EOGOAC. Julie Kang and Mele Aho serve as alternates. For more information, visit the EOGOAC's website.

By |2019-03-04T13:22:47-08:00March 4th, 2019|Events, Featured|

CAPAA’s Sapphire Celebration (4/13)

The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) cordially invites the public to attend its Sapphire Anniversary Celebration, observing 45 years of service to the APA community statewide. Join us for a family-friendly, feel-good event for all our community members to come together and celebrate our beautiful diversity in solidarity! Attendees are encouraged to wear BLUE in honor of Sapphire Anniversary - cultural attire is encouraged! REGISTER HERE! 5:30 RECEPTION: Live music, silent auction, artisan craft 6:30 MULTI-CULTURAL DINNER BUFFET: Featuring cuisine from around Asia and Pacific Islands 7:00 PROGRAM: Phenomenal Honorees, Special Guest Speakers 8:30 LIVE MUSIC: Performance by local Polynesian band, ISLAND BOUND Register online @ [...]

By |2019-04-03T13:56:10-07:00February 14th, 2019|Events, Featured, News|

APCC 21st Annual New Year (2/23)

Next week, on February 23rd, the Asia Pacific Cultural Center will be celebrating their 21st Annual New Year at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall starting at 11:00 AM. Featured will be the culture, tradition, and communities of Hawaii in addition to over 90 booths of cultural arts, food, drinks, retail, games, and crafts. For more info, visit:                                   To share your organizations events, contact Project Coordinator, Sam Le, at  

By |2019-03-04T09:35:28-08:00February 15th, 2019|Events, News|

CAPAA Monthly October 2018

UPDATE: PUBLIC BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGED TO DECEMBER 8, 2018 The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs will be convening a public board meeting on December 8, 2018 at the Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) in Tacoma, Washington. The Commission will be introducing our new Executive Director, Toshiko Hasegawa, providing updates on our 2018-2019 Strategic Plan and the 2019 Legislative Session, and hearing from the community. Community members are invited to attend the public meeting. We will also have time for public comment. Board Meeting Details Date & Time: December 8, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Location: Asia Pacific Cultural Center 4851 S. Tacoma Way Tacoma, WA 98409 [...]

By |2018-10-30T12:57:11-07:00October 28th, 2018|Events, News|

2018 Rising SEAs (11/17)

2018 Rising SEAs is a FREE one day conference organized by the Southeast Asian American Education (SEAeD) Coalition in collaboration with local, state, and national partners. The purpose of 2018 Rising SEAs is to civically engage, culturally empower, and educationally invest in the long term development of *underrepresented Southeast Asian American communities. Registration is open to 8th-11th grade students. Transportation details will be announced as the date approaches. DATE: Saturday, Nov. 17 2018 LOCATION: UW-Seattle Campus REGISTRATION: If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Outreach Lead by call/text at (206) 880-1669 or by email at *Relevant links* 2018 Rising SEAs Flyers (including translations):…/1nMKIajT6ekMLQzq7IOnCx7RcknwE5wd… Parent/Guardian Permission Form:… [...]

By |2018-11-19T09:29:22-08:00October 24th, 2018|Events, News|

POC Legislative Summit (11/17)

The Senate Members of Color Caucus invites you to participate in the first-ever Washington State PoC Legislative Summit: A multicultural gathering of leaders serving communities of color statewide, convening to identify shared legislative priorities between separate communities of color across Washington. The goal of the Summit is to achieve a unified POC community driven legislative agenda that all communities of color will collectively support. (This is not meant to pre-empt any individual community’s legislative priorities.) This is a statewide summit with eight separate meeting “rooms” sited at college campuses around the state, joined together using modern video conferencing technology (i.e. a “Zoom” session). Each site will have a lead facilitator and staff to provide support and ensure [...]

By |2018-11-19T09:29:39-08:00October 24th, 2018|Events, News|

COFA Islander Health Care Webinar (10/30)

Health Care Authority – Webinar Invitation Join the Health Care Authority (HCA) on October 30th for a webinar that will provide an overview presentation on COFA Islander Health Care.   Who should attend? HCA welcomes community partners (navigator organizations, HCA community partners, insurance carriers, and other stakeholders) who would like to learn more about COFA Islander Health Care and who may be assisting clients with their applications for coverage during open enrollment.   Please note that this recorded presentation will also be available at HCA’s COFA Islander Health Care webpage at:   Date/Time of Webinar: October 30th, 2018 | 9:00am   How do I register? Please register at:     If [...]

By |2018-10-24T11:50:32-07:00October 18th, 2018|Events, News|

Annual Harvest Dinner (10/28/2018)

The Filipino American Community of Yakima Valley will be hosting the Annual Harvest Dinner on October 28th, 2018 in Wapato. Come enjoy the Annual Harvest Festival that celebrates the successful agricultural harvest! Authentic Filipino dishes will be served from Noon to 4 pm. Programming will begin at 2:30 pm and will feature speeches, cultural dances, and a display of the contributions of Filipino WWII veterans will be highlighted (new this year!). Dinner Ticket Prices: * $15 - Adults * $12 - Seniors * $10 - Children 6-11 years old

By |2018-11-01T12:53:48-07:00October 22nd, 2018|Events, News|
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