Leaders

Nominate an APA Hero of Colorado

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 in APA, Awards, Leaders | 0 comments

Nominate a 2014 Asian American Hero of Colorado! In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network (CACEN) and Colorado’s APA organizations, recognize Asian American Heroes of Colorado each May at the Asian American Heroes of Colorado Awards Ceremony. Each year, selected recipients of the Asian American Heroes of Colorado award are highlighted in the cover story of Asian Avenue magazine and awarded a certificate from the Selection Committee, comprised of leaders from Colorado’s APA communities. We encourage you to nominate deserving friends, family members, neighbors, teachers, mentors and community volunteers in 2014. Download the application here (www.cacenetwork.org). Email questions to: info@cacenetwork.org. The nomination deadline is Monday, March 31,...

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Friends Harry B. Esq. and Dr. Yrastorza Honored

Posted on Nov 7, 2013 in Humanitarian Efforts, Leaders, Refugees | 0 comments

Asian Avenue magazine features honorees Attorney Harry Budisidharta and Dr. Jaime Yrastorza in the November issue.  Links to their profiles follow.  Congratulations! Harry B. received APABA’s 2012 Governor Ralph Carr Service Award  (among other awards).  He was born in Indonesia, is a Partner with The Denver Firm, and is President of the Mile High JACL.  “…I am passionate about helping out the refugee population, he says.”  Attorney Harry Budisidharta’s profile… Dr. Yrastorza received Uplift Internationale’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  He is Founder and President-Emeritus of Uplift Internationale, now celebrating 25 years of mending cleft lips/palates of children in the Philippines at no cost.  He attended the most recent meeting of the Partnership, describing the upcoming missions trip.  Dr. Jamie Yrastorza’s...

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