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    Monday, March 02, 2020
    Hello March! We kick off our mentorship program, host a business plan workshop, work with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and National ACE on two major events, speak at SXSW, rally for transit, Project Connect and the I35 downtown corridor, and continue to support outreach to the community about the upcoming Census culminating in the forum on March 28. With ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, February 03, 2020
     January 25 was the Lunar New Year and GAACC has been out at many community celebrations sharing about the Census and business resources. The festivities continue over next two weekends.       This month, our Women's Club will learn about effective communication, and Connect Forum is all about airport business opportunities. We are also launching our first Lunch Bunch, a space for members to ...read more
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    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    As we enter a new year and a new decade, we send best wishes to everyone with a reminder of Vern McLellan's words of wisdom, "What the new year brings you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year". We are hosting two events in January. Our first workshop of the decade is on Cybersecurity and you don't want to miss our Annual Member Meeting later the month. We report on how we ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, December 02, 2019
          We hope everyone had a safe and happy Thanksgiving. We kicked off November with our board retreat, planning new programs for 2020 and preparing for changes to our City of Austin partnership.       Our membership runs on the calendar year and if you join now, you get December free! We think we're one of the best values out there plus you would be supporting the APA community. Here are the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, November 01, 2019
    Did you know that Asians are the fastest growing demographic in the U.S.? Asians are projected to become the largest immigrant group in the country, surpassing Hispanics in 2055. In Central Texas, we are doubling almost twice as fast as the total population, mainly due to the vibrant economy here. More people = more traffic. Our community needs to catch up on transportation investments. As ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 14, 2019
      We have a busy month coming. Don't miss our annual MECA career expo and golf tournament, learn about business opportunities with Austin ISD, and get an update on what's happening in the healthcare space at our happy hour RSVP below.       Some big issues that GAACC is participating in to ensure the voice of the APA business community is heard: Transit For Austin, Task Force on Homelessness, ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 03, 2019
    We hope that everyone had a restful Labor Day weekend! With this holiday in mind, we want to call your attention to the gender pay gap. This gap a result of many factors, including occupational segregation, bias against working mothers, and direct pay discrimination. Additionally, such things as racial bias, disability, access to education, and age come into play. Asian Pacific American (APA) ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, August 07, 2019
    July 24 saw the historic signing of the agreement welcoming Pune, India as Austin's 14th sister city by Mayors Mukta Tilak and Steve Adler. This was the culmination of much effort by the sister city committees.        Thank you for all who came to our Member Showcase and Exclusive Mixer South Asian Fashion pop-up last week.        Next week, we and our MECA partners host a panel on Diversity in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    We were busy during APA heritage month, attending events at the State and National capitals, Ovation, and did talks around town; enjoy pics here. This month, our Women's Club will have a conversation about leadership and our Connect Forum program is about Federal and Defense contracts. We're also having a fun Japan themed networking mixer. Come enjoy Japanese bites and sake, and hear about our ...read more
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    Monday, July 01, 2019
    Thank you for all who attended our Oita Japan Mixer last week. This week, we leave for our Asia Delegation led by council member Flannigan. This month we offer a BBasics workshop on social media, a market briefing at Japan, and an exclusive mixer at the South Asian pop up store featuring fashion from Pakistan. RSVP to these events below. We will also be hosting a meeting with a delegation from ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! This means... Ovation is just round the corner! We kept registration open for one last day for all you procrastinators. Check out yesterday's We Are Austin segment, and get your tickets here. Don't miss the mahjong lucky draw, everyone's a winner raffle and chances to win some Once in A Lifetime Experiences, all of this helps under-served APAs.         ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, April 05, 2019
       Thank you to everyone who came to our Asian Eats Night Market! We broke our expected attendance record and look forward to planning the next one. Our focus now is on our first ever pitch competition (Austin deadline is April 15) and Ovation on May10 - it's crazy rich this year!         April is also when many Asian cultures celebrate the new year so do go experience one of the many ...read more
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