1) To build community that is supportive of APIs and APIAs in the LGBT-at-large through events that promote healthy interpersonal dialogue and socialization, 2) to create opportunities for APIs and APIAs to safely integrate themselves into the LGBT-at-large, and 3) to reclaim human interaction into the analog world.
GAPA Chats, a safe space to talk about our personal GLBTQ API experiences. About this event GAPA has reintroduced the safe space discussion group for us to talk about our GLBTQ and API experiences, and life issues in GAPA Chats. GAPA was formed out of such a discussion group, then called “rap groups,” and helped germinate our sense of identity, pride and community.
Featured Topic: Combating AAPI Hate Crimes & The Power of Ally Ship with Communities of Color
Facilitated by Alex Tiphayachan
About the Facilitator:
Alex Tiphayachan is a Diversity Advocate and Certified Life Coach. He is passionate about creating awareness for the importance of diversity through workshops, public speaking, and supporting community resources to empower people of color.
Date: Saturday, May 22, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
Fee: Free Event
**Note: Zoom link to discussion group will be sent upon completion of registration form.
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For any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to either our Social Chair, Rowland Mendoza at [masked] or Vice Chair, Tony King at [masked]