Election Day is Nov 8th

October 3rd, 2016

Election Day is upon us and we would like to encourage all TACL friends and family to get to the polls and exercise your right to vote – remember the A (for American) in TACL! Below is a brief FAQ for common questions or concerns you might have on this day. I’m not registered. What

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Chapter Update: 6 Highlights from the TAP-ATX Night Market

October 3rd, 2016

TAP-ATX hosted its first ever Night Market event at the Asian American Resource Center (AARC) on August 20, 2016. Despite the rainy weather, the turnout was amazing with approximately 1500 people showing up to the event. It was a night to remember with plenty to do and people to meet!   Didn’t make it? Don’t

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TACL 2016 September Convention in Boston

October 3rd, 2016

Labor Day weekend is often described as the last weekend of the summer here in the United States. Many groups of friends and families around the country will take advantage of the long weekend to travel a bit and see the country. Others will stay home and enjoy the weather and maybe host a BBQ

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Program Update: PIP 2016 Recap

October 3rd, 2016

This past August, TACL’s Political Internship Program (PIP) celebrated its successful relaunch in Los Angeles, where the program started 24 years ago. With an intimate closing ceremony that featured a keynote speech by Congresswoman Judy Chu, a long-time friend of the Taiwanese American community, this year’s program proudly recognized the achievements of its three interns.

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Chapter Update: 6 Ways TAP-Austin Was Jammin’ @SXSW with TAP Jam

July 6th, 2016

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

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LYF Camp 2016: When LYF Gives You Lemons

July 6th, 2016

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.

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Your Summer Checklist for the 2016 General Election

June 26th, 2016

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

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Chapter Update: 12 Things to Know About This Year’s TAP-NY and TAP-Boston Ski and Snowboard Extravaganza

April 5th, 2016

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 of course, enjoyed some libations in the evenings. This trip

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SNEAK PEEK: FALL 2016 TACL CONVENTION

April 5th, 2016

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 done. We’re

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RECAP: 2016 JANUARY TACL CONVENTION

April 4th, 2016

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

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