FAPA-YPG Annual Advocacy Conference in Washington DC

Meet like-minded individuals and learn how you can make a difference for Taiwan today at the Formosan Association for Public Affairs – Young Professional Group’s (FAPA-YPG) National Conference! Date: Saturday, August 24 - Monday, August 26, 2013 Location: Hotel near National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC Program Fees: $60 for non-members; Free for paid members Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 8, 2013 Taiwan needs your support! Although Taiwan maintains and serves as a vibrant…

TAP-Chicago Volunteer Day with Lincoln Park Conservatory & North Pond

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2013 Time: All day Location: North Pond Address: 2610 North Cannon Drive, Chicago, IL Join the Chicago Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP- Chicago) Volunteer Team on a beautiful summer Saturday, as we spend a couple of hours outdoors with the Lincoln Park Conservancy for the North Pond Gardeners Workdays in planting, pulling invasive species, restoring trails, cleaning fences and mulching trees. North Pond is located behind the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Meet…

What Would You Tell Allie, a 6 Year-Old Taiwanese American Adoptee?

Recently, Lora C., the loving mother of 6 year-old adoptee Allie C., messaged our TaiwaneseAmerican.org Facebook Page to ask for our advice about how to help her child learn about and accept her identity as a Taiwanese American. I was moved by how much Lora was willing to share with us and how she regarded us as a potential community resource, given that their family lives in the Midwest, where there are relatively fewer Asian Americans. Even though I was uncertain about how I could help, I arranged…

TAP-DC Professional Workshop: Networking Techniques and Skills

Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 Time: 6:00pm Location: Arlington Central Library, Arlington, VA Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/401154109986296/ Can you count the number of missed opportunities because of the failure to employ intentional networking techniques? In today’s workplace, it is critical to be able to eloquently share your value proposition to key people who can positively influence your career. Networking requires skills encompassing political savvy, cultural…

TAP-Seattle Mid-Summer Picnic

Date: Saturday, August 17, 2013 Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Gas Works Park Address: 2101 Northlake Way, Seattle, WA Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/437359343044254/ Mid-summer is coming up and we'd like you to join us for a Taiwanese American Professionals Society of Seattle (TAP-Seattle) reunion at the park. We will provide Taiwanese food, drinks, and games. All we need you to do is bring your family, friends, and pets ready to eat, play, and mingle! Cost – $15…

TaiwaneseAmerican.org Co-Presents Taiwan Films at CAAMFest San Jose

The San Francisco/Bay Area's premier Asian American film fest brings CAAMFest San Jose to the south bay area on August 16-18. TaiwaneseAmerican.org is proud to be a community co-presenter at the San Jose festival for the Taiwanese films WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW? and GO GRANDRIDERS. Visit the CAAMFest San Jose website: http://caamedia.org/caamfestsj/ About the Films & Events: The San Jose premiere of Bay Area native Arvin Chen's film WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW? will open CAAMFest…

First-time Homebuyers Seminar with Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Chicago

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Ruth Chris Steakhouse Address: 40 W. Hubbard St, Chicago, IL Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/221720304641885/ TJCCC- Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Chicago is pleased to invite you to attend our Professional Development Seminars Series - First-time Homebuyers Seminar. We have invited two guest speakers Jason Accola and Anne Fan to answer those questions that you may have regarding purchasing your first…

TAP-Chicago & FAN August Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013 Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Location: The Pump Room Address: 1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/216783461804728/ Come celebrate the last days of summer with your new and old Chicago Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP-Chicago) & FAN friends at one of Chicago’s favorite historic hot spots! We’ve reserved private space for you at the chic and modern Pump Room to nosh on complimentary passed canapés while sipping…

JTASA NorCal: Beach/Boardwalk Summer Meet-Up

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2013 Time: 1:30pm - 7:30pm Location: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Address: 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/587155417991883 RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1sfAbYsTTG0fp7W_mVbk-Zo7B_E-Qh02ONP_xGjCyugQ/viewform Please RSVP by 8/7! The Junior Taiwanese American Students Association is gathering the SF/Bay area high school chapters for a few hours of water, games, and music. They'll be exploring the boardwalk…

TAP-SF watches the Giants vs. Orioles

Date: Friday, August 9, 2013 Time: 7:00pm Location: AT&T Ball Park Address: 24 Willie Mays Plaza San Francisco, CA Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/608156235885463 Join Taiwanese American Professionals - San Francisco (TAP-SF) to watch the defending World Champion San Francisco Giants play Wei-Yin Chen and the Baltimore Orioles on August 9th! Sit with fellow TAP members to enjoy America's favorite pastime on a nice summer night. The event is $30 for members, $35 for non-members…