Steering Committee

Partnership Picnic at Utah Park

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in #auroraasian, APA, Family Fun, Food, Steering Committee | 0 comments

The Partnership’s Picnic/Potluck Tuesday, June 27th, 5:00 – 7:30 PM Aurora’s Utah Park | 1800 So. Peoria St. (east side of the park @ Mexico & Troy) Details:  follow this link… Come with a friend, enjoy the potluck, and relax with more Friends! Note:  This is not a political event. Meet the Partnership’s new Co-Chair Robert Payo… …an Aurora native and Filipino American, Robert Payo is Teacher Programs Coordinator at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, supporting the professional development needs of teachers in science education as well as a leading consultant on national projects...

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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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FUN Partnership Annual Meeting

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 in #auroraasian, Community Service, Food, Leaders, Photography, Refugees, Steering Committee, Youth | 0 comments

How can you resist these smiling faces? You won’t want to miss the Annual Meeting of the Partnership!  It’s always a fun time with Friends, with good food and an excellent program, as an added bonus!   The details follow, but first realize that you will enjoy a six-course meal at the NEW Kim Ba Vietnamese Cuisine, located at the NEW Pacific Ocean Marketplace in Aurora.  Picture Me Here will give the keynote.  You will also hear some delightful stories and see the images of Bhutanese youth who documented their journey from a refugee camp in Nepal to resettlement in Colorado....

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Panda Express Benefits The Partnership, March 24th

Posted on Mar 19, 2015 in #auroraasian, Food, Steering Committee | 0 comments

Eat at Panda Express on Tuesday, March 24th, and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership.  One location only:  Alameda & Sable, 14302 E. Cedar Ave., Aurora, CO  80012 (303-366-2290) — just east of I-225, north side of Alameda at Aurora City Place. Present this flyer at the time of purchase between 11:30 AM and 8:30 PM (print version or electronically).   Thank you for keeping the Partnership in mind MARCH 24th!      

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Tauers – Honorary Chairs – CDBF

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 in APA, Arts & Culture, celebrations, Leaders, Steering Committee | 0 comments

We are so proud of former Mayor and First Lady Paul & Kate Tauer, Founders of the Partnership!  They were recently named Honorary Chairs of the upcoming Colorado Dragon Boat Festival, slated for July 19th and 20th at Sloan’s Lake Park. They are beyond deserving of the honor, having had the vision over 20 years ago to connect in a tangible way to the Asian/Pacific businesses and communities in Aurora, CO.  Through the years, they have remained active as leaders and continue to build relationships with the Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership — Kate remains on the...

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AAPI Heritage Month

Posted on May 12, 2014 in APA, celebrations, Community Service, Educational, Pacific Islands, Steering Committee | 0 comments

Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan will proclaim May Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month this evening, May 12th, in the City Council Chambers.  Several members of the Partnership will be on hand to accept the proclamation, including Co-Chairs Juliana Laughter and Andrea Amonick, Steering Committee Members and Past Co-Chairs Sum Nguyen, Daniel Oh and Jane Sarmiento and Ex-Officio Member Gloria Williams. Member Jane Sarmiento forwarded the following Proclamation from Washington: BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI)...

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