NQAPIA at Creating Change

NQAPIA is excited to join our friends, allies, and partners at this year’s Creating Change Conference in Atlanta, January 24- 27.    Please find a list of the activities we’re coordinating below, including the third annual AAPI Institute on Thursday, January 24.  Many of these events are open to all and we encourage active participation.  Allies’ respect for the safe spaces designated specifically for AAPIs is appreciated.



NQAPIA at Creating Change 2011






Thursday, January 24

9:00 AM – 6:30 PM (Day-Long Institutes)

AAPI Focus: Building a Queer AAPI Movement

Day-Long Institute safe space for AAPIs


Friday, January 25

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (Workshop Session 3)

From Buckhead to Beltway: Local and Federal Responses in the Fight for Immigrant Justice

NQAPIA Immigration Workshop open to all


4:45 PM – 6:15 PM (Workshop Session 4)

Mapping Power: LGBTQ AAPI Organizing for Social Change

NQAPIA AAPI Organizing Workshop open to all


Saturday, January 26

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM (Plenary Session)

Keynote/Plenary Panel Moderator: Award-Winning Undocumented Filipino Journalist José Antonio Vargas

Plenary Session open to all


6:30PM – 7:30 PM: (Caucus Session 2)

Building Our QAPI Movement: A Caucus for AAPIs

Safe space for self-identified AAPIs


NQAPIA is also staffing a table at the exhibition area during the Conference.  Come by and hang out with us.  If you’re interested in volunteering to staff the table and join us in a more official capacity, click here:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dG5fYTl1S2hOZk4zQ2t4TEtOdmFLaGc6MQ


See y’all in Atlanta!


Ben de Guzman, NQAPIA Co-Director