Rear Admiral Colin Chinn to speak at 2011 Southern Arizona Asian American & Pacific Islander conference coming up on March 19Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
2011 Southern Arizona Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Conference
Theme: “Reach, Inspire, Connect”
Saturday, March 19, 2011
7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pima Community College, West Campus
2202 W. Anklam Road, Tucson 85709
Keynote speaker: Rear Admiral Colin G. Chinn, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy Director – Tricare Regional Office (West). Chinn is one of the highest ranking Asian Americans in the military. For bio/photo of Chinn, click here.
Workshops: special youth track, hands-on computer lab on the AAPI Census, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) overview, new AZ AAPI Health Coalition, immigration, anti-Asian sentiment, Growing up Asian, Mixed-race, more.
Registration fee $40 up to March 4, 2011, thereafter $50, and $10 for all students (middle, high school & college). Registration fee includes breakfast snack, workshops & lunch.
The purpose of the conference is to bring together community members, business owners, students, and employers to share common goals, life/work experiences, history and commitment ,and to power individuals to build a healthy & productive community.
The first Southern Arizona AAPI conference was held in April, 2009 at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, with financial guru Robert Kiyosaki as the keynote speaker.
Registration form online at Pan Asian Community Allliance (PACA), www.panasiancommuntyalliance.org , or call Dorothy Lew at 520-512-0144, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by Raytheon, PACA, and Pima Community College.
And Happy Girl’s Day today to all girls & women, which is part of my Japanese-American culture. Enjoy sushi.