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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
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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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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