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Feb, 2014

Outreach with API Equality-LA at the San Gabriel Valley Lunar New Year Festival!

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22nd Annual Lunar New Year Festival February 8, 2014 Lunar New Year celebrations are just getting started! API Equality-LA will be doing outreach in Alhambra for the  22nd  ANNUAL  LUNAR  NEW YEAR  FESTIVAL on Saturday, February 8th, 2014.  We have three shifts available throughout the day (starting from 10 AM – 5 PM), so sign up for one or more shifts and spend the day changing the hearts and minds of our community members for LGBT equality! This is your chance to make a difference, meet fellow activists, and have an amazing time! Are you a Chinese […]

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Feb, 2014

Lunar New Year Banquet

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API Equality-LA rings in the Year of the Horse at our Annual Lunar New Year Banquet, to be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014. Once again, members of API Equality-LA and our friends and allies will parade through the streets of Los Angeles’ Chinatown in the 115th Annual Golden Dragon Seafood Restaurant. Following the parade, we will cap off the day’s festivities with a bountiful ten-course banquet and celebration at Golden Dragon Seafood Restaurant. LOCATION Golden Dragon Parade 960 N Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90012 TEN-COURSE BANQUET MENU: Peking Duck […]

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Feb, 2014

March with API Equality-LA at the 115th Golden Dragon Lunar New Year Parade!

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 You are invited to march with API Equality-LA in the 115th Annual Golden Dragon Parade to celebrate the Lunar New Year!  Join us as we welcome the Year of the Horse and provide an LGBT presence at Chinatown’s largest celebration!  As the only LGBT contingent in the Golden Dragon Parade, we will march together to show that our movement for equality and the fair treatment for LGBT individuals is stronger than ever! When Assemble at 12:00 PM on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  During the pre-parade assembly, we will provide limited quantities of […]

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Dec, 2013

Fundraising Committee Meeting

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Led by chair Tracy Zhao, the Fundraising Committee serves to increase and diversify API Equality-LA’s funding streams through signature events such as Sisters Standing Up for Love, which honors the work of women activists in our community, and smaller events, such as karaoke nights and house parties. This meeting is open to the public. Where: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles 1137 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90017 When: 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2014 For more information about our committees, please visit API Equality-LA Committees. There is free parking available […]

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Dec, 2013

Outreach and Recruitment Committee Meeting

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Led by chair Kat Khommarath, the Outreach and Recruitment Committee plans visibility events such as the Chinatown Golden Dragon Lunar New Year Parade and the CSW Los Angeles Pride Parade as well as one-on-one outreach at cultural and community events such as the San Gabriel Valley Lunar New Year Festival, the Festival of Pilipino Arts and Culture, and the Thai New Year Festival in Hollywood, this committee recruits supporters, endorsers, and new volunteers. This meeting is open to the public. Where: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles 1137 Wilshire Blvd. Los […]

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Dec, 2013

Public Education Committee Meeting

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Led by co-chairs Danny Batimana and Sanjay Chhugani the Public Education Committee  conducts speaker trainings (sometimes in multiple languages) to enable our volunteers to address the media, API organizations, conferences, classes, and churches. The committee also plans educational events to empower our supporters with information to build support for marriage equality among their friends, families, and constituents. This meeting is open to the public. Where: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles 1137 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90017 When: 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2014 For more information about […]

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Dec, 2013

Public Education Committee Meeting

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Led by co-chairs Danny Batimana, Almas Fatima, and Sanjay Chhugani the Public Education Committee  conducts speaker trainings (sometimes in multiple languages) to enable our volunteers to address the media, API organizations, conferences, classes, and churches. The committee also plans educational events to empower our supporters with information to build support for marriage equality among their friends, families, and constituents. This meeting is open to the public. Where: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Non-Profit Center 1137 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90017 When: 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2013 For more […]

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Nov, 2013

Apply to be a Health Justice Organizing Intern TODAY!

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Do you care deeply about the health disparities in Asian and Pacific Islander (API) and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities? Are you or someone you know facing significant barriers to accessing affordable health insurance? Want to work with and within your communities to create positive change? Here’s your chance. For far too long, APIs and LGBT people have faced significant barriers to accessing quality and affordable health care, with both communities disproportionately uninsured due to lack of access and education and from discrimination. Under the new health care […]

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Sep, 2013

API Equality-LA’s 8th Anniversary: Toast to our victory!

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This year marks API Equality-LA’s 8th year anniversary and we have much to celebrate with the overturning of California’s Proposition 8 and striking down of DOMA! Thanks to 8 years of one-on-one conversations, community workshops, phone banks to our voters and elected officials and generous donations by supporters like you, same-sex couples in California can now marry whom they love.   We invite you to join us in celebrating this very special occasion with us at API Equality-LA’s 8th Anniversary Celebration, which will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013, from 2-5 […]

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Aug, 2013

Join us at OUT on the Mountain!

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API Equality-LA invites you to Out on the Mountain, the annual Magic Mountain GLBT Private Party, this Friday, September 20th.  The Party is closed to the general public for this special gay and gay-friendly event (no regular tickets or season passes accepted)! All ages. Doors open 6pm-1am. Special Park Hours: 6pm-12am (Rides) 6pm-1am (Dance Party) Online Ticket Prices: $39.00 (Saved $11.00 Off $50 Door Price) $52.00 W/ Meal (includes all-you-can-eat 1/4 lb. cheeseburgers, chili cheese hot dogs, BBQ baked beans, kernel corn, and sodas from 7-9pm) $150 VIP (includes “front-of-line” access to […]

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Jul, 2013

Legendary Bingo with API Equality-LA!

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You’re invited to LEGENDARY BINGO benefiting API Equality-LA! Join us for a night of great company, delicious foods & drinks, and of course BINGO! WHEN: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Doors open at 9 pm (come early as seats fill up quickly!) WHERE: Hamburger Mary’s 8288 Santa Monica Blvd- at Sweetzer in West Hollywood Full menu and bar $20.00 Suggested Donation (includes 10 regular bingo game cards (for nine regular games) and two grand prize bingo game cards (for one grand prize game) RSVP/Questions: tran@apiequalityla.org

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Feb, 2013

Feast with API Equality-LA at Annual Lunar New Year Banquet!

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Year of the Snake Annual Lunar New Year Banquet Saturday, February 16, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. Empress Pavilion 988 N. Hill Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 API Equality-LA rings in the Year of the Snake at our Annual Lunar New Year Banquet, to be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013.  Once again, members of API Equality-LA and our friends and allies will parade through the streets of Los Angeles’ Chinatown in the 114th Annual Golden Dragon Parade.  Following the parade, we will cap off the day’s festivities with a bountiful […]

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Feb, 2013

March with API Equality-LA in the 115th Annual Lunar New Year Parade!

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You are invited to march with API Equality-LA in the 115th Annual Golden Dragon Parade to celebrate the Lunar New Year!  Join us as we welcome the Year of the Horse and provide an LGBT presence at Chinatown’s largest celebration!  As the only LGBT contingent in the Golden Dragon Parade, we will march together to show that our movement for equality and the fair treatment for LGBT individuals is stronger than ever! When Assemble at 12:00 PM on Saturday, February 1, 2014.  During the pre-parade assembly, we will provide limited quantities of […]

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Feb, 2013

Support Our Vietnamese LGBT Allies in the OC!

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Instructions from the the organizers…. PARADE GATHERING PLACE: This is NOT a protest. This is a peaceful participation in a community event. Sun Feb 10 8:30am 9200 Bolsa Ave (Phuoc Loc Tho / Asian Garden Mall) www.vietlgbt.org Please look for balloons, yellow t-shirts for human rights, and signs. They will participate in the parade holding signs on the sideline for the duration of the parade. If you can, please make your own signs. There are suggested messages in this pdf file that you can download at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/69382190/SIGNS-3.pdf — a revised version with correct […]

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Feb, 2013

Vietnamese LGBT Contingent Rejected by Tet Parade Organizers

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The LGBT community members who submitted an application to march in Little Saigon’s Annual Tet festivities were told that they may not participate in this year’s parade, unless they march segregated from the main parade. API Equality-LA denounces exclusionary practices by our leading cultural institutions, which can lead to increased prejudice and inequality. Parades and cultural gatherings, especially on the important holidays of our communities, are important to all of us. LGBT people value celebrations of our heritage and our community pride like everybody else. API Equality-LA urges the Tet […]

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Jan, 2013

Partnership of Vietnamese LGBT Orgnizations Organizes a Booth at UVSA Tet Festival, Conducts Gay Vietnamese History Campaign, Press Conference, and Aims to March in Tet Parade 2013

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ORANGE COUNTY (CA) – Mung Xuan Quy Ty 2013! –The Partnership of Viet Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Organizations invites all to participate in their Fourth Annual Tet Events in support of Viet LGBTs. This year’s UVSA Tet Festival theme “Swift as a Snake.” The Partnership of Vietnamese LGBT Organizations invites all to support positive change as ‘swift as a snake’ for Vietnamese American LGBTs who experience discrimination and social stigma. They invite everyone to their four public events: Press Conference (Feb 2), UVSA Tet Festival Booth (Feb 8-10), […]

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Sep, 2012

Out on the Mountain

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Join API Equality-LA at Out on the Mountain, the annual Six Flags Magic Mountain GLBT Private Party on Friday, September 21, 2012. For one night the entire park is closed to the general public for this special gay and gay-friendly event (no regular tickets or season passes accepted). All ages are welcome. Doors open 6pm and the party lasts until 1am. Special Park Hours: 6pm-12am (Rides) 6pm-1am (Dance Party) Ticket Prices: -$37 At OutontheMountain.com (Save $13 Off $50 Door Price)-$50 W/Meal At OutontheMountain.com (includes all-you-can-eat 1/4 lb. cheeseburgers, chili cheese […]

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Sep, 2012

Outreach & Recruitment Committee Meeting

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The Outreach and Recruitment Committee meeting is on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 7 PM.   Led by Chair Mimi Saidane, this committee plans our participation in parades as well our presence and outreach at community events, festivals, protests, demonstrations, etc. It is also responsible for reaching out to new community leaders, organizations, and celebrities. The meeting is taking place at the APALC Non-Profit Center, located at 1137 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017.  There is rooftop parking available (at the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, located at 1145 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017) as well as street […]

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Aug, 2012

Faith Committee Meeting

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The Faith Committee meeting is on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 7:00 PM.  Led by Co-Chairs Alex H. Fukui and Ezra Evangelista, the Faith Committee works to engage API Christian and Buddhist congregations. The meeting is taking place at the APALC Non-Profit Center, located at 1137 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017.  There is rooftop parking available (at the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, located at 1145 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017) as well as street parking. If you’re entering the building from the rooftop parking, please go through the entrance OPPOSITE of the awning.  As a […]

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Aug, 2012

Public Education Committee Meeting

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The Public Education Committee meeting is on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 7:00 PM.  Led by Co-Chairs Tran Le and Danny Batimana, the Public Education Committee  conducts speaker trainings (sometimes in multiple languages) to enable our volunteers to address the media, API organizations, conferences, classes, and churches. The committee also plans educational events to empower our supporters with information to build support for marriage equality among their friends, families, and constituents. The meeting is taking place at the APALC Non-Profit Center, located at 1137 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017.  There is rooftop parking available (at […]

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