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Day 2: Reflecting and Celebrating 20 Years of Building CAPACD
Tuesday, September 15th
2:00 pm ET / 1:00 pm CT / 11:00 am PT / 8:00 am HT
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The youth from AYPAL get us started with a participatory opening performance for Day 2 of Building CAPACD! Austin Le, youth volunteer dance instructor, will lead us all in learning a Vietnamese Fusion dance. No experience required - just a sense of fun and some props you already have at home!
The Resilience of AAPI Communities and Neighborhoods: A Multi-generational Perspective
Two decades ago, National CAPACD was founded in Seattle, Washington by AAPI leaders from 16 different community development organizations around the country. Their intent was three-fold: to create a voice at the national level for AAPI community development issues, to ensure equitable investment in our communities, and to create a space for connecting and sharing amongst our communities.
In this conversation, original founders of the organization will come together with up-and-coming AAPI leaders to discuss their perspectives on what has worked, our ongoing challenges and how we can and should pivot into the future.
Opening Remarks by:
Phyllis Campbell, JPMorgan Chase
Lisa Hasegawa, NeighborWorks America
Quynh Pham, Friends of Little Saigon
Sue Taoka, National CAPACD Founding Member
Odessa Wheeler, Asia Pacific Cultural Center Youth Participant
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