September 2012 E-Newsletter

 

This month, NQAPIA is profiling the political and civic engagement work we and our local member groups are doing. Take a look at our web site for resources to get you started. There, you’ll find a list of partnerships that NQAPIA is working with to help get our communities OUT and involved!

This e-mail includes the latest information about the following:

* NQAPIA Announcements and Activities: NQAPIA Action in Washington, DC; Political and Civic Engagement Partnerships
* Around the Horn: Health survey on LGBT and people of color; Shades of Yellow; Q-ASPIRE in New York
* News and Notes: NCAPA Platform; Uniting American Families Act

As always, for more information, contact NQAPIA directly at nqapia@gmail.com, and check out our web site.

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NQAPIA’s Getting The Vote OUT!

As we enter into this election season, NQAPIA is your resource for all things political (non-partisan!) in the Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community!  There’s a lot of activity happening, not just in Washington, DC, but in all of our communities around the country. NQAPIA … Read more NQAPIA’s Getting The Vote OUT!

NQAPIA Submits Statement at Senate Hearing on Hate Crimes

On September 19, NQAPIA joined a standing room only audience (which spilled over into an overflow room) to witness the Senate Hearing on Hate Crimes and Domestic Extremism.  The hearing focused on hate crimes, particularly in the aftermath of the devastating shooting of a Sikh gurdwara (temple) in Oak Creek, WI.   NQAPIA submitted testimony … Read more NQAPIA Submits Statement at Senate Hearing on Hate Crimes

NQAPIA Looking Forward to Big Week in Washington, DC!

NQAPIA will be taking part in a number of important events next week on Capitol Hill, with the White House, and with our national advocacy partners to bringing the voices of Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) LGBT organizations to bear on important issues:   Tuesday, September 18 “Closets are for … Read more NQAPIA Looking Forward to Big Week in Washington, DC!

Are you going to Creating Change?

    NQAPIA is excited about heading South for the 25th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change.  This not-to-be-missed event will be held at the Hilton Atlanta on January 23-27. We will be working with our friends, including API Equality- Northern California and API Equality- Los Angeles on exciting programming to uplift and support the … Read more Are you going to Creating Change?