NYAWC Harvest, Nov. 12

From the New York Asian Women’s Center:

Join NYAWC for our inaugural Harvest.

We invite you to join us to nourish yourself with food and drink in support of our work against violence. A collective of NYC’s finest chefs and mixologists whose talent is matched only by their philanthropic spirit come together for one night.

For $100, you get an open bar of signature cocktails and Tiger Beer, and to be personally served special tasting dishes by celebrity chefs the likes of Anita Lo and other rising talent.

To date, we will feature:

  • Iron Chef, James Beard Award Winning Chef, Anita Lo
  • Michelin starred Hemant Mathur
  • Formerly of Nobu, now owner and chef of East Wind Snack Shop, Chris Cheung
  • Amateur Muay Thai fighter, chef and founder of Rawsome Treats, Watt Sriboonruang
  • Brooklyn Commune co-owner, Chris Scott

Our star mixologists will be:

  • Lucinda Sterling, Managing Partner of MiddleBranch
  • Alicia Blegen of women-run, craft rum distillery, The Noble Experiment

Special guests:

  • Kim Williams, ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss Contestant
  • DJ G*LEE, Founder & Creative Director, Liaison Femme

Come eat and drink to your heart’s content. Meet other supporters. Let us feed your energy to continue the work that you do in our communities.

Get your tickets today!

We look forward to seeing you there.

From AAF: State of Asian American Children – National Report and Conference

From our friends at the Asian American Federation comes this announcement:

The Asian American Federation is preparing a first ever national report to examine changes in demographics and socioeconomic status of Asian American children. The report will help us better understand the characteristics and growth of Asian American children, identify family support, as well as financial, educational and health related needs.

A conference to discuss the report’s findings, policy implications and philanthropic responses will be held:

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Time Warner Center, New York City
8:00am breakfast & registration
8:30am program

This full day event will include continental breakfast, plenary sessions, concurrent workshops and a networking reception. Discussion topics include:

  • Early childhood development including health disparities and access to care
  • Health policy that promotes healthy children in Asian American communities
  • Social policy towards working poor families
  • Education policy to promote academic success for at-risk youth
  • Depression and suicide among adolescent females
  • Philanthropy as an advocacy tool