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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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Domestic Violence Staff Receives County Advocate Award

November 14, 2013

On October 25th, AACI Domestic Violence Advocate, Anh Le, was awarded the 2013 Outstanding Advocate award from the Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council at their annual conference. The award is given annually to an advocate in the county who has demonstrated a commitment and passion for advocacy for domestic violence victims for at least ..Read More

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Community

AACI ❤ Volunteers

November 14, 2013

AACI celebrated its volunteers on November 1st at its Volunteer Appreciation Night at the Cheryl Burke Dance studio in Mountain View. The night included free dance instruction for volunteers and their guests. Many were quick to learn the merengue and cha cha and some stayed for the late night dance party. In addition to dance ..Read More

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Advocacy

LEAD! AACI unveils new name and new graduates from its Youth Leadership Program

November 14, 2013

On November 4, 2013, the AACI Youth Leadership & Civic Engagement (YLCE) program celebrated the graduation of its 13th class at the Campbell Community Center and unveiled a new name for the program: LEAD (Leaders for Education, Advocacy, and Democracy). In the summer, the former Vision New America program became a program of AACI. The ..Read More

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Health

AACI Receives HHS New Access Point Award

November 8, 2013

[San Jose, CA] – Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) is proud to be the recipient of a New Access Point (NAP) award. Yesterday, U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that 46 grants were awarded to California health centers totaling $30.6 million in funding. AACI is one of three Bay Area ..Read More

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Celebrating 40 Years of Making a Difference

August 29, 2013

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Advocacy

Vision New America Program becomes part of AACI

July 16, 2013

On July 1, 2013, Vision New America’s Youth Leadership and Civic Engagement (YLCE) Program officially became a program of AACI. As part of AACI, the YLCE Program will promote leadership development and civic engagement among underrepresented youth, primarily high school students throughout Santa Clara County. “We are looking forward to having AACI continue to fulfill ..Read More

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Community

Healing Legacies Launch

July 16, 2013

Sixty-seven year old Ms. Truong left Vietnam in 1975, leaving behind her parents and siblings and all of her possessions. She survived the fall of Vietnam but had to make a new life for herself in the U.S., which came with many challenges. On June 26th, she had an opportunity to publicly share her story ..Read More

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AACI’s First Ever Run for Wellness

July 16, 2013

AACI organized a successful, first ever 5K Run for Wellness on June 8th along the Stevens Creek Trail in Mountain View, with over 200 registered participants for the run and 30 youth in the Kids’ One Mile Fun Run. The family friendly event was emceed by NBC Bay Area meteorologist, Rob Mayeda, and included prizes ..Read More

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