(Halloween Edition) 31 October 2010


Dear ECAASU members,

Thank you to those who did their best to survive the Rally for Sanity pandemonium to attend the ECAASU MIXER yesterday! Whether you made it or not, thank you for contacting ECAASU National to keep us posted on your statuses.

Shout outs to representatives from U.Virginia, U.Maryland, George Washington U, and Yale!

Please be on the lookout for the future Mixers, scheduled tentatively, in Philadelphia, PA and New York City, NY. Lorenzo Paglinawan, Communications Chair (Virginia '12)




Youth Charge Now! is a national movement – energizing Asian American and multicultural youth to get involved in our communities with important civic engagement issues. We will mobilize them by educating them about Education, Health, Jobs, Immigration, Social Justice, voter engagement, and more. We are collaborating with youth organizations and professional leaders, including major college associations around the nation. We are building our network to encourage members to register and join Youth Charge Now!

Register to become a part of Youth Charge Now! When you register to receive our information, you will stay involved with important civic engagement issues on a national and regional level. You will also connect with like-minded Asian youth. We’re sponsoring a national contest to encourage people who are interested or people who are “sitting on the fence.” People and groups can win several contest opportunities and prizes.

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Youth Charge Now also has tickets available for the Asian Heritage Night of the Warriors versus Clippers game

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Asian American Studies Summit at the University of Pennsylvania

When: November 6, 2010 9AM- 5PM

Where: Claudia Cohen, Terrace Room

Why: Come speak with other students and professors who are invested in establishing Asian American Studies at various campuses!

Cost: FREE!

For more information, check out website:

Register here (It's free!)


JeepNeed: A Magic School Bus for the Philippines

JeepNeed is a social enterprise, that brings science and tech resources to as many rural schools as possible, by redesigning local transportation (Jeepney). It runs on reclaimed vegetable oil and sustains itself through an enterprise model. We need your help to launch! View our video and share if inspired

JeepNeed is a product of the Filipino diaspora and return migration, building upon the Philippines' historic legacy. All the good things ECAASU draws it's inspiration from.

blog about us, forward this email, and put us on your status message, and place the widgets on your websites. Help us reach our goal in the remaining 14 days. Educator and Earring Maker

2010 NAKASEC & KRC Joint Fundraiser!

Location: Holman United Methodist Church 3220 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018

Date: Friday, November 19, 2010

Dinner      6:00 PM Program      6:30 PM

For more information, please contact Olivia Park | 323.937.3703 x. 201 |

Museum of Chinese in America Young Professionals (MOCA YP) program  - 11/10 - Volunteers Needed

A unique volunteer opportunity event hosted by the Museum of Chinese in America Young Professionals (MOCA YP) program. The Inaugural Young Professionals Expo will celebrate Asian designers, chefs and musicians. The event will be a blend of shopping and mingling with young Asian Americans over drinks and hors d'oeuvres. The MOCA YPX 2010 will be an opportunity for young professionals like you to meet the new Asian American trendsetters.

Here are the details:

Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2010

TIme: 7-11 pm

Place: Arena in Times Square

If you would like to sign-up as a volunteer to be part of this exciting event, please e-mail Cynthia Chin at chincyn@gmail. If you cannot volunteer, I hope you will still attend the event. Tickets will be going on sale shortly. Please forward to any friends who are interested.

Leadership Speaker Series: Cultivating Leaders - 11/8

The National Association of Asian American Professionals - New York in collaboraion with MetLife will be presenting, "Cultivating Leaders", a session designed to provide attendees with real tips for building, cultivating and sustaining relationships that drive customer loyalty and professional success.

Featured speakers include Theresa Arceo, Agency Sales Director with Metropolis Financial Group, an office of Metlife and Jason Ning, Senior Sales Director with the City Hall Office,both of whom will share their approach to cultivating connections into long-standing relationships, and the lessons they learned along their jouney.

RSVP, go to


Looking for a Leadership Position Board Positions 2011 -2012


NAAAP New York is interviewing for leadership positions. Only the best will qualify for one of the coveted spots. NAAAP New York continues to support its vision and mission and improved the way we go about our business.

We are here to help develop your leadership skills, abilities, knowledge, attitudes, and competencies through experiential learning. If you are in need of some leadership skills to help you grow your own professional career in Corporate, Government, Education, or anywhere in America, come and apply.

What do you get as a leader in NAAAP New York? If accepted, the successful leadership candidate will get meaningful leadership experiences that will help the leader to learn about her/himself and become a better leader of people. In addition, specific leadership training will be provided, much the same as for what companies will pay thousands of dollars.

Mentoring and professional networking are also part of the leadership development program for NAAAP leaders. As many of you know, you cannot learn leadership from reading a book or sitting in a class. To be a great leader, you must learn by doing it, and doing it well! NAAAP New York has been transforming itself to serve the Asian professional community in the metro New York area at higher levels than ever before. Our leadership team today is strong and talented.

Come and be a part of our leadership team to make a deeply meaningful and seriously impactful change in our community for the better. We are looking for serious and real leaders who have passion and enthusiasm for positive and lasting change.

Contact Tom Sim at or 732 567 4778 for additional information and application.