Asian American Arts Alliance Presents: Costumes, Couture & Cocktails

On Tuesday, October 22, join A4 for a silent auction of costumes, art, clothing, and accessories created by Asian American artists and designers to benefit A4.

Your ticket supports A4 programs that seek to ensure greater representation, equity, and opportunities for Asian American artists and arts organizations.

For more information about the event and participating artists and designers, click on the following link:

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Volunteer Opportunity

Special Events Volunteer

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, founded in 1974, is a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans.  By combining litigation, advocacy, education, and organizing, AALDEF works with Asian American communities across the country to secure human rights for all.  For more information about AALDEF, please visit our website at

The Special Events Volunteer will assist in the planning, preparation and execution of our annual dinner gala and silent auction in February 2015.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
· Assisting with sponsorship development and outreach, writing materials, managing and following up on reservations, ticket sales, and donations.
· Maintaining databases and files.
· Preparing and maintaining sponsor/donor solicitations and acknowledgments, mailings, and emails.
· Coordinating silent auction/raffle donations, including developing prospects, solicitations and acknowledgment, brochure and silent auction planning, and production.

Some fundraising experience is preferable. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. Experience using Filemaker is a plus. Volunteers should be able to work 20-30 hours per week.  Flexibility with extra hours around the time of special events is necessary.  Volunteers must be available to work during AALDEF office hours (9:30AM – 5:30PM).  Position starts immediately and will conclude in March 2015.

Interested volunteers should submit a resume by Tuesday, September 30th, 2014.

Please send to:
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
99 Hudson Street, 12 fl, New York, NY 10013-2815
Attn: J. Weng
Or Email to: [email protected] (write “Special Events Volunteer” in the subject line)

AALDEF 40th Anniversary Celebration & Justice in Action Awards Ceremony



Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
40th Anniversary Celebration & Justice in Action Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
PIER SIXTY, Chelsea Piers, NYC

2014 Justice in Action Award Recipients

John G. Chou
AmerisourceBergen Corporation
Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Mari J. Matsuda
University of Hawai’i at Mãnoa William S. Richardson School of Law

Professor of Law

Emcees: Juju Chang & Sree Sreenivasan

6:00 PM Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 PM Dinner

For more information or to purchase tickets,
email [email protected] or call 212.966.5932.