December 2012 Newsletter

Queer Asians celebrating the holidays at the White House on December 15, 2012! Photo Credit: Iimay Ho

Happy Holidays!

As the year comes to an end, we wanted to wish you and yours the best.  It’s been quite a 2012, and we’re glad that you’ve been part of the journey with us and we look forward to an even better and brighter 2013!

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

  • NQAPIA Announcements and Activities: 2012 Newsletter, Giving Tuesday, Quarterly Briefing
  • Around the Horn: Chicago, IL, Creating Change
  • News and Notes: Statement on Senator Daniel Inouye, Immigration

As always, for more information, contact NQAPIA directly at nqapia@gmail.com.

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NQAPIA Statement on Senator Daniel Inouye

We mourn the loss of Senator Daniel K. Inouye of Hawai’i, who passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.  Senator Inouye was an elder statesman in the Senate, and as President Pro Tempore, was third in line for the Presidency- an unprecedented role for an Asian American in politics.  Senator Inouye was the first Congressmember … Read more NQAPIA Statement on Senator Daniel Inouye

NQAPIA 2012 News Magazine

Our news magazine for 2012 is hot off the presses!  Read about NQAPIA activities in 2012 and what our local organizations have been doing in Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) communities. Highlights: 2012 NQAPIA Conference Research Partnerships AAPI LGBT Advocacy Desi Queer Helpline Missed Opportunities: … Read more NQAPIA 2012 News Magazine

NQAPIA 2012 Newsmagazine

Our newsmagazine for 2012 is hot off the presses!  Read about NQAPIA activities in 2012 and what our local organizations have been doing in Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) communities. Highlights include: 2012 NQAPIA Conference Research Partnerships AAPI LGBT Advocacy Desi Queer Helpline Missed Opportunities: … Read more NQAPIA 2012 Newsmagazine

Support Available to attend AAPI Institute at Creating Change

NQAPIA is, for the third year in a row, helping plan an all day AAPI Institute at The National Conference on  LGBT Equality: Creating Change.  Thanks to our friends at the Queer Justice Fund of Asian Americans/ Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy and API Equality- Northern California, a special fund is available to support participation in … Read more Support Available to attend AAPI Institute at Creating Change

NQAPIA Meets with White House on Immigration

NQAPIA joined members of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) at a meeting with key White House policy staff to discuss immigration and the Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. NCAPA, as the leading national coalition of AAPI advocacy organizations, has engaged the White House on immigration issues … Read more NQAPIA Meets with White House on Immigration

NQAPIA Accepting Proposals for 2013 Community Catalyst Awards

Every year, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) presents the annual Community Catalyst Award to an organization or an individual who has demonstrated a track record of support for Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. In 2013, we look forward to holding … Read more NQAPIA Accepting Proposals for 2013 Community Catalyst Awards