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Asian Women’s Home Hosts Clothesline Project and Origami Crane Folding Day

October 20, 2014

On October 18th, Asian Women’s Home, the domestic violence program at AACI, hosted a Clothesline Project and Origami Crane Folding Day in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Clothesline Project provides a way for survivors and supporters of the anti-violence movement to express their feelings about domestic violence. One participant mentioned wishing she ..Read More

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Community

AACI on NBC!

October 20, 2014

AACI was featured on the inaugural episode of NBC Bay Area’s new show: Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa!  Michele Lew, AACI President and CEO, and Sarita Kohli, AACI Executive Vice President of Mental Health and Community Programs sat down with Robert to talk about our services in the community.  View this clip with footage ..Read More

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Health

Center for Survivors of Torture Reception with Guest Tom Nazario

October 20, 2014

On August 23, AACI held a reception in Palo Alto featuring Tom Nazario, President and founder of The Forgotten Individual (TFI). Mr. Nazario presented and signed copies of TFI’s book, Living on a Dollar a Day, which depicts life in extreme poverty through personal stories and photos of people living in these conditions. The event’s ..Read More

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Advocacy

LEAD’s Why I Vote Campaign

October 20, 2014

This summer, AACI’s Leaders for Education, Advocacy and Democracy (LEAD) Program developed and implemented a campaign to mobilize their peers to vote and become more educated voters. Our LEAD students designed the “Why I Vote Campaign” to engage their peers through social media and conversation to discuss political issues and challenge them to work towards ..Read More

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Community

Thanks for Your Support of Char-a-oke Night!

October 15, 2014

AACI held its first ever Char-a-oke Night on Saturday, September 20th at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The night was a charity karaoke event, or “char-a-oke,” with a competition that featured AACI President and CEO Michele Lew, State Assemblymember Paul Fong, Mountain View Councilmember Margaret Abe-Koga, San Jose Councilmember Ash Kalra, and Santa Clara County ..Read More

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Community

New Story Road Office Opens to Serve the Community

October 15, 2014

We are thrilled to announce the opening of a new office at 749 Story Road!  With AACI’s new strategic plan in place, we have achieved a long time goal of opening a second, larger office in east San Jose where many of our clients reside.  The location has multilingual staff to provide a range of ..Read More

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Community

Run for Wellness supports AACI youth

July 28, 2014

On June 7th, over 300 runners participated in AACI’s second 5K/10K Run for Wellness, a scenic, timed run through the Stevens Creek Trail in Mountain View, and One Mile Kids’ Fun Run. The run was hosted by Microsoft with pre and post-race activities occurring on their campus. “Campus runs are some of our most popular ..Read More

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Shelter

Supporting Our Mothers

July 28, 2014

Nowhere are the needs of mothers and their children more evident than in our domestic violence program, Asian Women’s Home. Jennifer came to our shelter with her three-year-old son David. While David’s father never abused him directly, young David watched over and over as his father yelled and hit his mother. By the time he ..Read More

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Community

AFP Silicon Valley honors Dr. Jeffery Lee and Susan Lew Lee

February 24, 2014

At its annual luncheon on November 22, 2013, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Silicon Valley chapter recognized Dr. Jeffery Lee, AACI Honorary Council Member, and his wife Susan Lew Lee for their fundraising efforts and service to the community. Dr. Lee served on AACI’s Board of Directors for eight years and recently transitioned to ..Read More

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Health

New Video Release: “False Realities…”

February 24, 2014

The AACI HIV, Outreach, Prevention and Education (HOPE) Program just released a short video that highlights the stories of three local gay men who have struggled with issues of sexuality and substance use. “False Realities: Gay Men, Sex, and Party Drugs” addresses the prevalent use of methamphetamines and alcohol among gay and bisexual men. AACI ..Read More

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