IAKL 2014 Conference: Make Your Mark in NYC

October 2-5, 2014

KALAGNY will be hosting the 2014 International Association of Korean Lawyers’ Conference at Fordham University Law School from Oct 2-5, 2014.  In order to prepare for the 2014 conference, IAKL and KALAGNY have set up a Conference Host Committee that will focus on the logistics, planning and hosting of this conference.  If you are interested in joining the IAKL/KALAGNY Host committee, then you are cordially invited to the next Host Committee meeting which will be held at the office of DeVore & DeMarco on Monday, December 16, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. at the following location:
 
DeVore & DeMarco LLP, 99 Park Avenue, Suite 330, New York, NY 10016 (between 39th and 40th street) (map)
 
Also, you may use the following dial in number if you cannot attend in person:
 
Conference Bridge Number: +1(605) 475-4900
Participant Code: 186099#
 
Best regards,
 
Maria Park & Kenneth Cho, Co-Chairs of the 2014  IAKL/KALAGNY Host Committee

If you cannot participate in the December 16th meeting but are interested in joining this committee, please sign up. For questions, please email Ken Cho at officeaction146@gmail.com.

Click here to learn more about IAKL.

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From FAM: Mayong Paskua Holiday Shop to Benefit Lifesaver and Typhoon Haiyan Relief

FAM LAUNCHES HOLIDAY SHOP TO BENEFIT LIFESAVER.

FAM (FILIPINO AMERICAN MUSEUM) ORGANIZES AN ONLINE HOLIDAY SHOP TO BENEFIT LIFESAVER AND TYPHOON HAIYAN RELIEF
 
LAUNCHES DECEMBER 12th at 12AM
 
(New York, NY December 11, 2013)  FAM (Filipino American Museum) presents the second in a series of fundraisers for Typhoon Haiyan relief: an online holiday shop with all proceeds to go to LIFESAVER®. 

This follows a successful inaugural benefit that took place on November 21st called ‘Bayanihan Spirit’ which raised $11,000 for National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON). The online store (visit shop.filipinoamericanmuseum.com) launches on December 12th at 12:00am and closes on December 23rd at 11:59pm.
 
The designers and brands are donating to the typhoon relief cause by offering items on FAM’s shop at 20% off retail. The contents of the shop were edited and organized by Mary Ping and Avena Gallagher. The full list of designers and brands are as follows:
 

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A DETACHER
A MOI
ARIELLE DE PINTO
BRYANBOY/ADRIENNE LANDAU
CHRISHABANA
CLYDE ACCESSORIES
CONFETTI SYSTEM
CONVERSE
CORRELL CORRELL
CREATURES OF COMFORT
DESI SANTIAGO
ECKHAUS LATTA
ELECTRIC FEATHERS
FAUX/REAL
GERLAN JEANS
HBA
HOOD BY AIR
ISSEY MIYAKE
MARYAM NASSIR ZADEH
NILI LOTAN
NOVA PERFUME
OLIVER PEOPLES SUNGLASSES
OPENING CEREMONY
PAUL SMITH
QUARRY JEWELRY
RACHEL COMEY
SALVOR PROJECTS
SLOW AND STEADY WINS THE RACE
STELLA MCCARTNEY SUNGLASSES
TAVI GEVINSON/ROOKIE MAGAZINE
TELFAR
TESS GIBERSON
THE JULIE RUIN
TOM SCOTT
UNITED BAMBOO
V FILES
VPL
Y-3
ZALDY
 

Comprising over 30 designers and brands, the items range in price from $20 to $825. Highlights include "Pony" Leather Shorts by A Detacher, and a Split Tail Mohair Cardigan by Tess Giberson. Also available will be a selection of autographed merchandise from The Julie Ruin (Kathleen Hanna, Kathi Wilcox, Sara Landeau, Kenny Mellman, and Carmine Covelli) as well as signed copies of Rookie Magazine by Tavi
Gevison
 
Items will be eligible for delivery by Christmas day; orders within New York State must be made by December 23rd for next day delivery, orders out of New York State will need to be made by December 20th for delivery by December 25th.
 
The proceeds will benefit LIFESAVER , a company founded after the wake of the December 2004 Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The lack of safe drinking water inspired the founder Michael Pritchard to invent the company’s first product, the LIFESAVER bottle. Around the world, LIFESAVER systems have helped hundreds of thousands of people produce safe sterile drinking water. Responding to an appeal from Oxfam and Save the Children, LIFESAVER has already shipped an initial 3,500 jerrycans to the Philippines as part of the Department for International Development’s Rapid Response Facility. These jerrycans are capable of providing 70 million liters of clean water to those in desperate need. FAM’s contribution will enable more vital LIFESAVER equipment to be sent out to the Philippines and save thousands more lives currently at risk.
 
About FAM
FAM (Filipino American Museum) is the first museum focused on examining the connection between contemporary Filipino American arts and the roots and traditions of the Philippine diaspora. A startup committed to presenting cultural programs in stimulating and unprecedented ways, FAM is dedicated to seeking out what it is to be Filipino in America. In the spirit of a diverse people, FAM’s roving programs serve as a fluid, user-generated, inquiry-based space. An untold American story, FAM presents its findings through live performances, exhibits, installations, community forums, online content and otherwise.
 
Website filipinoamericanmuseum.com
Email info@filipinoamericanmuseum.com
Facebook facebook.com/filipinoamericanmuseum
Twitter @famnewyorkcity
Instagram @famnewyorkcity
 
Media Inquiries
 
Nancy Bulalacao
917-472-9936/ nancy@filipinoamericanmuseum.com

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