AIWA Looking for Volunteer English as Second Language (ESL) Teachers!

By Vy Hoang

AIWA is looking for volunteer English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers! Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA), a non-profit organization in Oakland’s Chinatown, is looking for a volunteer teacher to co-teach an ESL class for homecare workers in our Oakland office. Class is held on Tuesday evening from 6-8 and will run from August to October.…

Open Submissions for New Undergraduate Journal in Asian American Studies

By Vy Hoang

  Princeton’s AASA, in conjunction with Princeton’s Program in American Studies and Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding, is starting Unfound, a new undergraduate journal in Asian American studies! Once a year, we hope to publish a journal that will feature some of the top research recently conducted in the field by…

3-Day Union Organizer Training

By rscc

3-Day Union Organizer Training Oakland, CA. September 5-7, 2014 Hosted by APALA, AFL-CIO, and Alameda Labor Council The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), AFL-CIO Organizing Institute, and Alameda Labor Council will be holding a 3-Day Training in Oakland, California on September 5-7, 2014. The purpose of the Organizing Institute is to train Asian Pacific Islander (API) member activists and member organizers…

Part-time Work Opportunity for Cantonese Speaker

By Vy Hoang

Engage As You Age  is looking for someone who is fluent in Cantonese and English and interested in visiting a socially isolated senior citizen that lives in San Francisco near Lafayette Park. They are looking for  someone to come for two hours a week (day and time is flexible) and help this senior citizen remember his…

Isabelle Thuy Pelaud: How I found myself at UC Berkeley

By Vy Hoang

  “‘When she was a teenager, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud would ride around her small village in the hills of southeastern France. But her moped could only take her so far. “I knew I wanted to get past those mountains,” she remembers. Daughter of a French father and Vietnamese mother, she always felt like an outsider; that didn’t…