Pan-Asian Voices for Equity – Minnesota

Community | Action | Justice

Meeting announced, Oct 13 at Eastside Financial Center

Next meeting set for Thursday, October 13, 2011, 6-8 pm

The purpose of this meeting is to connect with Asian Pacific Americans in MN who want to see a pan-APIA community group that provides connection to community and opportunities for community action.

We will be discussing the drafted mission and vision for the group as well as discussing the future steps for the group.

Space is limited and food will be provided so please RSVP with facebook or email brianjkao [at] (Ovo-lacto vegetarians will be accommodated, ppl w/ other dietary concerns should email us).


Thursday, October 13, 2011, 6-8 pm


965 Payne Ave, St Paul, MN 55130

Parking lot and street parking available.

RSVP by emailing brianjkao [at] or rsvp on facebook.


6:00-6:15 pm             Networking and food

6:15-6:45 pm             Welcome and introductions

6:45-7:45 pm             Review drafted mission and vision for the group

Interactive discussion with guiding questions: “What do the drafted mission and vision mean to you?” and “Do you feel that you can support or to get involved with this group with the mission and vision as presented to you?”

7:45-8:00 pm             Next steps and closing

Drafted Mission and Vision for review, input, and commentary

(note: [MN APIA] is the placeholder for the name of this yet-to-be named group.)

[MN APIA] aims to spur community-based actions to address issues and concerns facing the Minnesota APIA community. [MN APIA] serves as an avenue for the APIA community and supporters to provide feedback, support one another, and foster ideas.

[MN APIA] aims to carry out the mission by:

  1. Creating a common space for community building.
  2. Establishing a safe and inclusive environment for community discussion and education.
  3. Addressing public and civic issues through community-based action.
  4. Sharing resources, tools, and connections.

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