Against Islamophobia: LGBT & MASA Letter to Administration, Candidates & Policymakers

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TO: Barack Obama, President of the United States Hillary Clinton, Candidate for President of the United States Donald Trump, Candidate for President of the United States Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the US Senate Harry Reid, … Read more Against Islamophobia: LGBT & MASA Letter to Administration, Candidates & Policymakers

Live with Dignity, Live without Fear

Did you know that undocumented young people can gain work authorization and be free from being deported? Give yourself a sense of security by applying for DACA. What is DACA? In 2012, President Obama created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. It allows certain undocumented young people to lawfully stay in the US … Read more Live with Dignity, Live without Fear

Media Release: LGBT Asians Deeply Disappointed in U.S. Supreme Court Decision Denying Immigrants’ Rights

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MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 23, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Glenn Magpantay, 917-439-3158, glenn_magpantay@nqapia.org LGBT Asians Deeply Disappointed in U.S. Supreme Court Decision Denying Immigrants’ Rights But is relieved that Court upholds affirmative action Washington, DC … Today, a badly divided U.S. Supreme Court issued a 4-4 decision in the case U.S. v … Read more Media Release: LGBT Asians Deeply Disappointed in U.S. Supreme Court Decision Denying Immigrants’ Rights

An Open Letter about Orlando from Asian American Parents Who Love Our LGBTQ Kids

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[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] An Open Letter about Orlando from Asian American Parents Who Love Our LGBTQ Kids Dear Community, We, the Asian American Parents Who Love Our LGBTQ Kids, are heartbroken about the Orlando tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, both given and chosen, especially their parents. Our … Read more An Open Letter about Orlando from Asian American Parents Who Love Our LGBTQ Kids

LGBTQ Groups Call for Unity in the Wake of Orlando Shooting

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NQAPIA signed onto a statement by the Arcus Foundation: LGBTQ Groups Call for Unity in the Wake of Orlando Shooting The open letter is also available in the following languages: العربية | Español | Français We the undersigned organizations working on the front lines of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) movement share in the profound grief … Read more LGBTQ Groups Call for Unity in the Wake of Orlando Shooting

Resources after the Orlando Tragedy

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[av_heading tag=’h1′ padding=’10’ heading=’Resources after the Orlando Tragedy’ color=” style=” custom_font=” size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ custom_class=”][/av_heading] [av_hr class=’invisible’ height=’20’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ font=’entypo-fontello’] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] At a time when we are proudly celebrating our LGBTQ identities and community, we woke on Sunday morning to the horrifying news that … Read more Resources after the Orlando Tragedy

NQAPIA Mourns Orlando Shooting Victims, Warns Against Islamophobic Rhetoric & Violence

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NQAPIA MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: Sunday, June 12, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Sasha W., 909-343-2219, sasha@nqapia.org NQAPIA Mourns Orlando Shooting Victims, Warns Against Islamophobic Rhetoric We are heartbroken. We send love to the countless people affected by the tragedy in Orlando. At a time when we are proudly celebrating our LGBTQ identities and … Read more NQAPIA Mourns Orlando Shooting Victims, Warns Against Islamophobic Rhetoric & Violence

2016 Leadership Summit

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[av_image src=’http://www.nqapia.org/wpp/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Logo_NQAPIA_and_Tagline_Web-Ver2.jpg’ attachment=’4476′ attachment_size=’full’ align=’center’ styling=” hover=” link=” target=” caption=” font_size=” appearance=” overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’][/av_image] [av_heading heading=’2016 Leadership Summit’ tag=’h1′ style=” size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”][/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Leadership Summit for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) An expected 85 representatives from … Read more 2016 Leadership Summit

Location

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[av_heading tag=’h1′ padding=’10’ heading=’Location’ color=” style=” custom_font=” size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ custom_class=”][/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] The 2016 Summit will be hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton. All participants will stay at the DoubleTree, and all workshops will be held there. On Friday and Saturday nights, we will host off-site dinners. [/av_textblock] [av_image src=’http://www.nqapia.org/wpp/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/DT_hotelexteriornew_677x380_FitToBoxSmallDimension_Center-495×380.jpg’ attachment=’4598′ attachment_size=’portfolio’ … Read more Location

Summit Schedule

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[av_heading tag=’h1′ padding=’10’ heading=’Summit Schedule’ color=” style=” custom_font=” size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ custom_class=”][/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] View the NQAPIA Leadership Summit 2016 Program Book here. Posted below is the schedule for the Leadership Summit in New Orleans. [/av_textblock] [av_heading tag=’h3′ padding=’10’ heading=’Thursday, August 11, 2016′ color=’custom-color-heading’ style=” custom_font=’#8bbd28′ size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ custom_class=”][/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Time Event … Read more Summit Schedule