CHAPTER UPDATE: 8 Things You Need to Know About TAP-SF’s Epic Camping Trip


CHAPTER UPDATE: 8 Things You Need to Know About TAP-SF’s Epic Camping Trip By: Stephanie Sung, TAP-SF President On June 3rd, TAP-SF and 35 members took on Lassen Volcanic National Park for our inaugural camping trip. Many came from far and wide – shoutouts to relentless friends who trekked to Lassen from Oregon, Los Angeles, and San Diego. With a U-Haul truck full of food and supplies, we embarked on an active weekend of food and fast frien
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CHAPTER UPDATES: TAP-LA Gathers Entrepreneurs and Investors at the 1st Annual Taiwan-US Investment Conference


CHAPTER UPDATES: TAP-LA Gathers Entrepreneurs and Investors at the 1st Annual Taiwan-US Investment Conference By: Jeanette Low, TAP-LA President Memorial Day Weekend marked one to remember for the Taiwanese American community in Los Angeles. The Taiwanese American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles (TACC) and the Taiwanese American Chamber of Commerce Junior Chapter (TJC), co-presented by TAP-LA, held our inaugural Taiwan-US Investment Conference
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Chapter Update: 6 Ways TAP-Austin Was Jammin’ @SXSW with TAP Jam


Chapter Update: 6 Ways TAP-Austin Was Jammin’ @SXSW with TAP Jam By: Erica Liu, TAP-Austin President Every March, SXSW takes over downtown Austin with one of the largest music festivals to showcase music from various genres and countries. SXSW hosted an official “Taiwan Beats” night, where we got to listen to the entire lineup from Taiwan. To increase exposure for these artists, TAP-Austin hosted a separate day-show, TAP JAM. Here are the 6 ways
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LYF CAMP 2016: When LYF Gives You Lemons


LYF CAMP 2016: When LYF Gives You Lemons By: Cynthia Su, TACL-LYF President Two weeks ago, TACL-LYF successfully held its weeklong Taiwanese American summer camp, having so much fun in the sun with over 120 campers and 45 staff. The theme for this year’s LYF Camp was “When LYF Gives You Lemons,” and the campers worked on their problem-solving skills and leadership skills, while exploring Taiwanese American culture. To give you a glimpse into all
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Your Summer Checklist for the 2016 General Election


Your Summer Checklist for the 2016 General Election By: Austin Ko, TACL Citizenship Director With the 2016 primary season winding down, the major party nominations will soon be made. The road to the general election is sure to be eventful and it is important that every voice in each generation in our community is heard. Voter registration guidelines vary from state to state and can be confusing. Make sure to find out the most up to date informati
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Sneak Peek: Fall 2016 TACL Convention


Sneak Peek: Fall 2016 TACL Convention By: Pamela Hung (President), Diana Chiang (Vice President), Jen Tsang (Secretary), TAP-Boston After dreaming big at Winter 2016 Convention in Atlanta, TAP-Boston has been busy planning for the Fall 2016 TACL Convention over Labor Day weekend Sept 2-5, 2016. @boardmembers, mark your calendars!Sneak peek for Board Members: Boston is a city rich with history, but we don’t want to do things that have been already
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Chapter Update: 12 Things to Know About This Year’s TAP-NY and TAP-Boston Ski and Snowboard Extravaganza


Chapter Update: 12 Things to Know About This Year’s TAP-NY and TAP-Boston Ski and Snowboard Extravaganza By: Agnes Chiao, TAP-NY Co-Social Chair, Pamela Hung, TAP-BOS President TAP-NY and TAP-Boston teamed up for the 2nd annual TAP Ski and Snowboard Extravaganza in March! We tackled an all-new mountain in Okemo, and shredded slopes in short sleeves despite unseasonably warm conditions. We made quick work of 15 pizza pies in the cabins, and
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Chapter Update: TAP-LA Bands Together Community Partners to Raise Funds for Tainan Earthquake Relief


Chapter Update: TAP-LA Bands Together Community Partners to Raise Funds for Tainan Earthquake Relief By: Jeanette Low, President, TAP-LA On February 6th, just two days shy of the Lunar New Year, Taiwan was struck by a devastating 6.4 magnitude earthquake in the southern city of Tainan. During a time when people were supposed to be celebrating the coming of the New Year, casualties piled at 117 deaths and 550 injuries. In an effort to raise funds
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Recap: 2016 January TACL Convention


RECAP: 2016 JANUARY TACL CONVENTION BY: JACQUI WU, PRESIDENT, TACL In January 2016, TAP-Atlanta invited the TACL family to the deep south for our semi-annual convention to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend and to DREAM BIG, their theme for the weekend.To highlight our weekend of learning and fun, here are some pictures to help us recap: 1. LEADERSHIP: We learned that to be a good leader, it is important to define a clear vision & missi
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