United Way of Metro Dallas: 90th anniversary volunteer opportunity

  • Trinity River Mission: Back to School Activity:

o   Setting up is a key part of the volunteer role-Activities will include helping children to shop for their new school supplies, providing medical and dental screenings, eating lunch together and playing educational back to school games. http://my.unitedwaydallas.org/page/s/celebrate-90-years-of-impact-in-the-community-with-united-way-in-august-

 

  • Trinity Groves Backpacks for Brews:

o   http://my.unitedwaydallas.org/page/s/BackpacksForBrews

 

APCA Cookbook Sponsorship

Asian Pacific Islanders for professional and Community Advancement (APCA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization focused on representation of Asian Pacific Islanders (API) employed by AT&T Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries. Currently boasting over 5,000 members and 13 chapters across the nation, we have been growing at 60% a year in the past 3 years.

As a key mission in developing the employees and community through education, APCA runs many of flagship programs including scholarship, career & excel workshops, community outreach, mentoring, etc. These programs are not limited to APCA members, but open to all ethnic backgrounds. The majority of our funding comes from generous donations and sponsorships from partners like you.

“Diverse Origins, One Vision, Endless Possibilities.” – our APCA Cookbook fund raising initiative benefits APCA flagship programs.  APCA Cookbook presents local businesses, AT&T business units and ERGs a unique opportunity to demonstrate their support for the APCA flagship programs to promote diversity & inclusion, help employees grow and unleash their potential, give back to the community, as well as a venue to showcase their organizations, products and services.

We sincerely hope you would consider participating in this initiative.   Sponsor benefits include advertisement in the cookbook to be made available at numerous AT&T, APCA, ERG events, as well as appearance in multi-media to market your organization and/or business. You will also receive complimentary Cookbook copy(s) for your generous donation.  Please contact Jessica Yang at jy1373@att.com for more details.

We strongly believe good education builds better leaders and ultimately, better communities. Thank you in advance for supporting APCA in building diverse and strong leaders and communities.

Sincerely,                                       

Sam Zhu                                                      Jessica Yang

APCA DFW Chapter President                         APCA DFW Chapter Vice President

                                                                   APCA Cookbook Chair 

 

APCA Awareness Day – A Big Success

The APCA Awareness Day Program was very well executed and lots of positive feedback from the audience indicated this year’s event was bigger and better than ever before!

Big thanks to Corey Anthony – SVP, Cathy White – AVP, Chris Tsai – ED, and Angel Rameriz – ED who graciously donated their time to provide 1×1 mentoring sessions; Dororthy Marshall who donated her beautiful vase and bought it back; and Lead Zumba Instructor Paula Cheung for donating $250 gift certificate from Esthetic Image Dentistry for silent auction to benefit APCA Scholarship Program.  Many silent auction items are still available including 1×1 mentoring sessions and dental services gift certificate.  Contact Jessica Yang for more details.

Kudos to all the volunteers and performers!  A very heartfelt thank you on behalf of APCA, especially to those who tireless cooked and donated the homemade authentic Asian cuisine for the lunch fundraising!  Check out the ppt slideshow for pictures from the event here 2014 APCA Awareness Day-Slideshow Updated Click Slide Show Tab -> From Beginning.

Proclamation Presentation

Rick Moss-AVP, Jessica Yang-VP/APCA DFW, Laura Maczka-Richardson Mayor, Joe Chow-Former Addison Mayor, Fred Maldonado-Director

Silent Auction on APCA Awareness Day

APCA had hosted many successful events so far in 2014 including Monthly Excel and Career Workshops – Breaking Bamboo Ceiling, Machine to Machine, etc; and there are many more to come! 

We will be celebrating the Month of Asian Pacific American Heritage with even more exciting events this year! 

  • APCA Awareness Day – 5/13, Tuesday, 11 am -1 pm
  • Dallas Arts District Summer Block Party 2014 & ERG Reception – 5/16, Friday, 5 pm – 12 am
  • Dragon Boat Festival – 5/18, Sunday, 8 am – 6 pm

You will have opportunities to participate in a Silent Auction on the APCA Awareness Day to support APCA to continue providing these flagship programs and signature events.  If you are in Richardson and would like to donate an item, please contact Simon Zhang.

If you would like to donate an item to our Silent Auction in Dallas to benefit In Sync Exotics, please contact Dee Watson.  To learn more about In Sync Exotics Big Cat Sanctuary, click here.

Thank you for your support!

APCA Awareness Day

Let’s make the Month of Asian Pacific American Heritage even more exciting this year!  You will have opportunities to buy lunch, participate in a Silent Auction and more!  As part of the celebration, we will have our own APCA “Meet & Greet” style table for new members.  In addition, this year’s celebration will also feature our sister Chapters of OASIS and FACES- as we are celebrating Asian American Heritage month, we’re going to be more inclusive than ever before!  As you know, FACES is the Filipino-American Communication ERG and OASIS is the Organization of Asian Indians ERG. 

The open house will be hosted from 11am – 1pm in both Dallas (308 S. Akard, 12th Floor Auditorium) and Richardson (1125 E. Campbell, 1st Floor Break Room/Cafeteria). 

In Dallas, you’ll have an opportunity to learn about tigers!  If you would like to donate an item to our Silent Auction in Dallas to benefit In Sync Exotics, please contact Dee Watson.  To learn more about In Sync Exotics Big Cat Sanctuary, click here.

In Richardson, you can wear your native clothing and be entered into the Best Dressed Contest.  You also can have your photo taken with Mrs. Laura Maczka, Mayor of Richardson, during her visit to Campbell Glen for APCA Awareness Day Proclamation Presentation! 2014 APCA Proclamation Richardson

If you would like to donate an item to our Silent Auction in Richardson to benefit APCA events, please contact Jessica Yang.  Proceeds from both lunches will go towards our APCA Scholarship fund.

APCA Proclamation PlanoIf you are in Richardson and would like to volunteer for APCA Awareness Day, please contact Jessica Yang, or in Dallas, contact Neiana Mills

 

InspirASIAN at AT&T is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Employee Resource Group fostering diversity appreciation and inclusion in our workplace and community. We invoke inspiration from celebrating Asian & Pacific Islander heritage and increasing cultural awareness. We engage with imagination to deliver meaningful events and innovative programs that inspires others to make a difference.