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Slant’d Kickstarter Campaign

Slant'd

Have you heard? Our friends at Slant’d just launched a Kickstarter campaign to re-introduce Slant’d to the world as a collective—built from the ground up by Asian Americans and for Asian Americans, and fueled by creativity in every form. You can pre-order Issue 03 at an exclusive rate, join their revamped membership program, and more! There are even special rewards for corporate partners and generous donors who want to play a bigger role in shaping the future of Slant’d. Learn more at bit.ly/slantd-kickstarter. Slant’d has 30 days to hit their funding goal, so a little goes a long way....

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Big Brothers Big Sisters 7th Annual Night Market Fundraiser

Big Brothers Big Sisters Night Market

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC Asian Mentoring Committee is hosting its 7th Annual Night Market fundraiser on October 25th. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a nonprofit organization striving to give all children an opportunity to experience a strong, enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationship. The Asian Mentoring Committee supports the New American Program, a specialized Asian mentoring program helping children from immigrant families assimilate to new environments. In 2019, the New American Program served 458 children and mentorship matches. All money raised from...

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Introspect: An Intimate Conversation About Mental Health

Introspect: An Intimate Conversation About Mental Health

TAP-NY is partnering with Rock The Boat for its inaugural community event. We will be having an intimate conversation with mental health experts Dr. David Mou and Dr. Dana Wang for Mental Health Awareness Week. The evening will start with Dr. Mou and Dr. Wang answering anonymous questions you have about family, work, relationships, sexuality, etc. and then open up to a broader discussion around mental health awareness. Space is extremely limited at this event. Click here for additional information and to book your spot. When: October 10, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWhere: WeWork Irving Place...

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2019 Hello Taiwan Halloween Fundraiser

2019 Hello Taiwan Halloween Fundraiser

Join various Taiwanese community groups for Hello Taiwan's annual Halloween Fundraiser. Because of the success of last year’s event, Hello Taiwan would like to once again host a family-friendly event; kids are encouraged to join to understand the meaning of giving while supporting a great cause. For this 2019 Halloween event, proceeds will go to The Rainforest Foundation US to save the Amazon rainforest and its people from ruthless fires! There will also be a Taiwanese Food Bazaar, featuring delectable and authentic Taiwanese dishes that you can’t find anywhere else. What can the adults...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Anchor Taiwan Winter Program

Anchor Taiwan

Join Anchor Taiwan and explore opportunities to learn from the most innovative minds in Taiwan this November! Anchor Taiwan’s programs equip you with the knowledge, connections, and resources for cross-border success. Join trailblazing changemakers from YC, 500 Startups, Intel, Microsoft and more for a transformational journey. ➤ 10-Day Innovation Sprint: Nov 8 - 17, 2019 ➤ 1-Month Entrepreneurial Residency: Nov 8 - Dec 7, 2019 Apply here by October 7, 2019. Enter “TAP” in your application to get a special...

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“Write in Taiwanese” Census Sweatshirt on Sale Now!

TACL Census Sweatshirt

Census 2020 is coming up, and it's time to represent! TAP-NY's parent organization, Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL), has been running a Census 2020 campaign to spread the word. If you identify under an ethnic group not offered as an option by the Census, remember to check "Other," and write it in (e.g., write in Taiwanese)! To raise awareness for this campaign and to raise funds to support this effort, TACL is selling fall-ready sweatshirts! Click here to get yours now. For more details about the campaign and how you can get involved, click...

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Rock The Boat Season Three: Against All Odds

Rock the Boat

Rock The Boat, a narrative podcast about Asian Americans challenging the status quo, is launching Season 3! This season, they are highlighting Asian Americans who have overcome immense obstacles to launch organizations, movements, and businesses around a meaningful cause. Come out to celebrate the launch with an evening of stories, food, drink, and community. Time & Location: Sep 26, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PMChina Institute, 40 Rector St, New York, NY 10006 Season 3 guests include:  Patrick Lee, Founder of Rotten TomatoesKimberly Yam, HuffPost Asian Voices EditorAndrew Chau, Co-Founder...

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Youth Engagement in Taiwan’s International Participation

Youth Engagement Discussion

Come out for a casual lunch discussion on how to build more space for Taiwan in the international community through youth engagement. Developing young leadership and the next generation will be critical in shaping Taiwan's representation in the world, and how Taiwan can contribute to the global community. Light lunch, quality coffee, and desserts will be served. More details on the event here, and complete this form if you plan to attend. When asked "How did you hear about this event?," select "TACL" (TAP-NY's parent...

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Member of the Month: Brittany Hsu

Brittany

For our September Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Brittany Hsu! Read on to learn more about her. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. Hi! My name is Brittany and I was born and raised in Long Island, NY (different from Long Island City, but also a short drive from Queens). I went to college in upstate NY and then spent 2 years in Boston where I first learned about TAP through friends. I worked for a couple of years in nonprofits and medical research before starting medical school in Long...

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Apex for Youth Needs Volunteer Mentors!

Apex for Youth Needs Volunteer Mentors!

Apex for Youth delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC. Help 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students prepare for Mathematics and English tests through educational games, tests, and engaging projects! This is a weekly volunteer commitment on Saturdays from October 19th through December 19th. Please email [email protected] by October 11th to sign up or for more information! Location: P.S. 169 Sunset Park (4305 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY...

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