SF Event for Japan Relief Thurs 3/31

The National Asian Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP–SF), along with co-sponsors Bay Area Benefits, Taiwanese American Professionals, Asian Business League, American Legion Cathay Post #384, Project by Project, KollaborationSF, and Corporate Asian American Employee Network (CAAEN), Oriented, (and more to be announced) are presenting:

HOUR FOR JAPAN March 31st, 2011 5–9 PM RECESS 443 Broadway Street San Francisco, CA 94133


A Bay Area fund raiser for disaster relief in...

Sendai Miyagi NPO Center a Lifeline in Japan

While we often assert that Nonprofit Centers are valuable assets to the communities they serve, the tragedy in Japan has reminded us just how true that is.  The Sendai Miyagi NPO Center in Sendai, Japan is located in one of the epicenters of the devastating earthquake.  In its aftermath, the NPO Center has become a de facto lifeline for that ravaged community.  As you can see from their web site, the Center is serving as a critical resource to help people find lost loved ones, access basic social services, and coordinate the...

IPAS Celebrates International Women's Day

I had the privilege of celebrating International Women’s Day yesterday with some colleagues over at the Public Health Institute in Oakland. One of Tides grantees, Ipas (www.ipas.org) showed their film, Not Yet Rain http://www.notyetrain.org/.

Not Yet Rain explores abortion in Ethiopia through the voices of women who have faced the challenge of finding safe care. Through their stories, we see the important role that safe abortion care plays in the overall health of women and their families.

Every year,...