Community Service

A Time to Volunteer

Posted on Jul 25, 2019 in Community Service, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Partnership Steering Committee members are enjoying time this summer volunteering to assist the Havana Business Improvement District activities. Many will be helping at the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival and the upcoming Complete Count Committee for the U.S. Census 2020. The Partnership and Friends helped pack food, shrink wrap food and pack into Safeway delivery trucks on Friday, July 19th, for delivery to Aurora’s Comitis Crisis Center.   This volunteer opportunity was with several different organizations, including Aurora’s Havana Business Improvement District....

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ARC RFP Deadline May 15th

Posted on May 8, 2019 in #coloradoasian, APA, Community Service | 0 comments

Currently, a small group of ARC leaders are seeking leadership and programming solutions from the community to address how Colorado Asians can best fit into the present political, cultural and environmental landscape. As part of this process, the proposal must include a short-term community project that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to unite and lead Colorado Asians. This collaborative project should address a meaningful community need or concern, encourage participation across different Asian groups and deliver measurable outcomes.  The completion timeline is the end of 2019.  A...

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Farewell Mayor Hogan

Posted on May 22, 2018 in Community Service | 0 comments

We are saddened by the loss of Aurora’s Mayor Steve Hogan who passed away on May 13, 2018, at the age of 69. A community-wide memorial service was held on May 19th to honor and celebrate his life.  For more details on Mayor Hogan’s public service, please visit https://shar.es/anb1t7   As a strong supporter of the diverse Aurora community, Mayor Hogan initiated the Office of International and Immigrant Affairs in 2015 and is shown here attending a meeting of the Partnership on October 27, 2015 (Nancy Tan was Co-Chair at the time.)  He will be greatly missed! “I would ask that...

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Nominate an Honorary Chair for the 2018 CDBF

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in #coloradoasian, APA, Community Service, Leaders | 0 comments

You are invited to nominate an important individual in the community to be the 2018 Honorary Chair of the July Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. We strive to truly educate the general public on the amazing contributions from the APA communities and the amazing individuals that make them up. Please share this information with anyone else you think would want the opportunity to nominate a worthy member within the Asian Pacific American communities: Information: http://www.cdbf.org/about/honorary-chair Nomination form: Honorary Chair Nominations Deadline: May 11th

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Vietnam Veterans Honor Congressman Coffman

Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in Community Service, Vietnam | 0 comments

Congressman Mike Coffman named “legislator of the year” by Vietnam Veterans of America, calling the Vietnam War the most influential conflict of his legislative career — despite his own deployments — while accepting the award Friday at the organization’s gathering in New Orleans.  Coffman serves on the House Veterans’ Affairs and Armed Services committees.  Read the August 11th Denver Post article here… The Aurora Sentinel also posted an article about his award, noting his support for the Veterans Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act.  Read the Sentinel article...

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Annual Meeting: Kimberly Ming

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in #auroraasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Community Service, Educational, Food, Immigration, Steering Committee | 0 comments

The Annual Meeting of the Partnership is not just a meeting, it’s fun and educational, too, with good Friends, good food and a dynamite speaker — a poet and photographer, Kimberly Ming! TOPIC:  Beyond Binary: Spoken Word on Multiethnic Identity Tuesday, April 25th, 5:30 – 8:30 PM, $25 Kimberly Ming is the #LatinAsian — a filmmaker, national speaker, reiki master, and multimedia content creator combining advocacy for marginalized communities with film, photography and spoken word poetry. Her cultural background as a Chinese and Puerto Rican prompted the creation of...

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