Second Annual Gala Benefitting Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities

first_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Top of the News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Pasadena City College students Brian McGrath and Philbert Tjong will be among those highlighted at Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California’s (APIDC) Second Annual Gala on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Cicada Restaurant (617 South Olive Street, Los Angeles) at 5:00 p.m.With a theme of 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), APIDC will honor pioneers in diversity and inclusion: JPMorgan & Chase, LA Metro, the California Association for Post-Secondary Education and Disability (CAPED), NBCUniversal, and renowned singer and community advocate Jennifer Kumiyama.The event will also highlight the 2015 graduates of APIDC’s Youth Leadership Institute. Danny Vang, Philbert Tjong, Brian McGrath, Jai Lei Yee, and Tangikina Moimoi are all college students with disabilities who participated in this unique program to prepare them with essential skills as future leaders in their community.APIDC is expected to welcome almost 350 guests at the 2015 Second Annual Gala. Community leaders, elected dignitaries, and esteemed judges are expected, as well as community organizations benefitting people with disabilities and the Asians and Pacific Islander community.APIDC’s 2015 Second Annual Gala is presented by JPMorgan & Chase, with major support from AT&T, NBCUniversal, Mr. Jeff & Mrs. Namy Folick, and Kaiser Permanente.Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC) is a 501(c)(3), grassroots non-profit organization whose mission is to give a voice and face to Asians and Pacific Islanders with disabilities. It provides culturally sensitive outreach, education, and advocacy to raise visibility and quality of life of community members with disabilities. For more information, please visit apidisabilities.net. Make a comment Business News HerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Celebrity Body Parts Insured For Ridiculous AmountsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyEase Up! Snake Massages Are Real And Do Wonders!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTips From A Professional Stylist On How To Look Stunning In 2020HerbeautyHerbeauty faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Subscribecenter_img More Cool Stuff Education Second Annual Gala Benefitting Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, November 16, 2015 | 2:24 pm Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it last_img read more