What We've Done.

so you ask "What does ECAASU National do?" and we reply with:

ECAASU TIMELINE OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2009-2010

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Saturday April 18th, 2009 - Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, travels to New York University to participate in a panel on “Gender Expressions: Breaking the Binary” at the 3rd annual NYCAASC (NYC Asian American Student Conference)

Wednesday April 22nd, 2009 – ECAASU National Board 2009-2010 finalized

Tuesdays 10:30pm – Weekly ECAASU National Conference Call Meetings, chaired by National Board Chair Tiff Su

Biweekly - ECAASU Newsletters written and distributed by Communications Chair Kayleigh Huang

Monthly –Conference Liaison Nilam Patel, communicates with the ECAASU 2010 Conference Board at the University of Pennsylvania

Ongoing – Marketing/Outreach Chair Caspar Wang, communicates with multiple colleges around the country to secure conference bids for ECAASU 2011

Saturday April 25th, 2009 – Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, travels to Columbia University to facilitate workshops on “Asian Americans in the Media” and “Asian American Student Leadership” at their inaugural Crossroads High School Conference

Saturday May 2nd, 2009 – Conference Crossover Meeting at University of Pennsylvania

Saturday August 1st, 2009 – Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, travels to New York University to facilitate workshops on “Asian Americans & Sex” and “Shmoozin’ & Boozin’: Social Networking Etiquette 101” at CYI’s (Chinatown Youth Initiative) inaugural Youth Leadership Conference

Saturday September 12th, 2009 – ECAASU National Board Retreat in New York City

Thursday September 24th, 2009 – Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, authors a statement of denunciationagainst MTV for racially insensitive portrayals of South Asian dance and its community in the Season 3 “Bollywood Challenge” episode of America’s Best Dance Crew

October 2009 – Board of Directors revises ECAASU Mission Statement and Bylaws.

Friday October 9th – Saturday October 10th, 2009 – Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, travels to the University of Florida to deliver the keynote address at SERCAAL (Southeast Regional Conference of Asian American Leaders)

Co-Vice Chair Eugene Mok, and Student Issues Advocacy Chair Clara Ng-Quinn, join Calvin in leading a conference icebreaker and mixer.

Calvin also facilitates 4 workshop sessions on “Asian Americans and Sex” and “How to Walk, Talk, and Dress Like a Baller: Social Networking Etiquette” and performs at the closing ceremony: ECAASU at SERCAAL

Saturday October 10th, 2009 – National Chair Tiff Su, Outreach Chair Caspar Wang, co-Vice Chair Michelle Horikawa, and Communications Chair Kayleigh Huang travels to Northeastern University to facilitate a workshop on Asian American student leadership at BAASIC (Boston Asian American Student Intercollegiate Conference).

They also organize a general dinner and mixer for conference delegates afterwards. Over 50 people attend.

Saturday October 24th, 2009 – ECAASU travels to New York City to organize a mixer, free dinner, and afterparty for local Asian American student leadership in the area. Over 60 people from 15 colleges attend.

Monday October 25th, 2009 – Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, travels to Rutgers University to facilitate a workshop on “Asian American Sex & Sexuality” as part of the Asian Student Council’s speaker series. Over 100 people attend.

November 2009 – Student Issues Advocacy Chair Clara Ng-Quinn, begins to author an ECAASU Hate Crimes Packet as a how-to guide in dealing with incidents of hate crimes on a collegiate campus. This project is still ongoing.

Saturday November 7th, 2009 – ECAASU travels to Washington, D.C. to organize a mixer, free dinner, and afterparty for local Asian American student leadership in the area. Over 30 people from 10 colleges and high schools attend.

December 2009 – Civil Rights Advocacy Chair Derek Mong, authors an ECAASU Census 2010 Informational Packet

December 2009 – Civil Rights Advocacy Chair Derek Mong, initiates a partnership with APIAVote. In this partnership, APIAVote and ECAASU create a scholarship where students from all over the country are able to attend the ECAASU National Conference for Census 2010 training with all expenses paid

December 2009 – Rutgers University “Native Tongueinterviews Board of Directors member Calvin Sun

Monday December 14th, 2009 – ECAASU UPenn Conference Bid Team member Justin Ching, authors a statement that demands more dialogue to prevent racial tension regarding the racially-motivated hate crimes against Asian American high school students in Philadelphia.

Tuesday December 29th, 2009 – Civil Rights Taskforce Advocacy Chair Derek Mong, authors a statement of denunciation against the racially-motivated hate crimes against Asian American high school students in Philadelphia

February 2010 – Board of Director members revises ECAASU Conference Bid Guidelines, with updates including ECAASU National guaranteeing nearly full financial support for the annual National Conference.

Friday February 19th – Saturday February 20th, 2010 – National Chair Tiff Su, co-Vice Chair Eugene Mok, and Board of Directors members Allen Pan and Calvin Sun, travel to University of Pennsylvania to oversee final preparations for the 33rd annual ECAASU National Conference

Saturday February 27th, 2010 - Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, travels to University of Massachusetts - Amherst to facilitate 2 workshops on “Asian American Female Body Image” and “Shmoozin’ & Boozin’: Social Networking Etiquette 101” at 5PAN (5 College Pan Asian Network Conference)

Sunday February 28th, 2010 - Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, travels to Columbia University to facilitate a workshops on Gender Stereotypes at the inaugural Break the Silence Conference. ECAASU also co-sponsors the event.

March 2010 – Board of Directors revises and creates a more thorough ECAASU National Board application

March 2010 – Board of Directors revises and creates a more thorough ECAASU Conference Bid application

Thursday March 4th – Saturday March 6th, 2010ECAASU National Conference at the University of Pennsylvania. Over 1500 people attend.

Saturday March 6th, 2010 – co-Vice Chair Eugene Mok creates professional working relationship with Quest Crew for future performance opportunities.

March 2010 – National Chair Tiff Su creates professional working relationship with Far East Movement for future performance opportunities.

Monday April 5th, 2010 - Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, will travel to Rutgers University to facilitate a workshop on “Shmoozin’ & Boozin’: Social Networking Etiquette 101” as part of the Asian Student Council’s speaker series.

Friday April 9th - Saturday April 10th, 2010 – Civil Rights Advocacy Chair Derek Mong, will travel to Ohio State University to facilitate workshops on "AAPIs, Census, & Elections: Upping the Ante on Political Empowerment" and "Fill In Our Future: Make AAPIs Count in the 2010 Census" with Jeanette Lee from the AAJC at the 2010 MAASU (Midwest Asian American Student Union) Conference.

Saturday April 10th, 2010 - Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, will travel to Columbia University to facilitate a workshop on “Are Asian Americans Sexy?” at the 2nd annual Crossroads Conference

Friday April 16th – Saturday April 17th, 2010 - Board of Directors member Calvin Sun, will travel to the University of Virginia to deliver the keynote address at the inaugural PURSUIT (Passionately Unite, Respect, Serve, Understand, Initiate Together) conference on social activism and global issues.

Calvin will deliver a separate keynote address at the closing ceremony of the DiAPAson Asian American Leadership Retreat at the University of Virginia

co-Vice Chair Michelle Horikawa will join Calvin in leading a conference icebreaker and mixer.

Calvin will facilitate 2 workshop sessions on Racial Profiling and Affirmative Action and will perform at the opening ceremony.

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