AAPI Salute to the DNC Convention,This is our Moment!, a virtual star-studded charity fundraiser will be held on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 6pm PT/8pm CT/9pm ET.
The fundraiser will benefit Milwaukee-based AAPI charities, the Hmong American Women’s Association, and the Wisconsin United Coalition of Mutual Assistance Association, which advocates and supports the state’s Hmong and Southeast Asian Communities. Presented by Lou Diamond Phillips and Keiko Agena. Tickets are $100/$25 for young professionals and complimentary for AAPI Convention Delegates. Click here to purchase tickets. All ticket sales are tax-deductible.
The program will feature key messages from Special VIP guests Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, CAPAC Chair Rep. Judy Chu, Andrew Yang, ASPIRE Chair Rep. Grace Meng, Chairman Mark Takano, Congressmembers Ted Lieu, Raja Krishnamoorthi, and TJ Cox.
You’ll be able to join Salons hosted by various AAPI celebrities including Keiko Agena (“Gilmore Girls,” “Prodigal Son”), Tia Carrere (Wayne’s World, Lilo & Stitch), Parvesh Cheena (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “Connecting”), Sujata Day (“Insecure,” “Definition Please”), Lena Evans (2X WSOP Champ Helix Poker), Amy Hill (“Magnum P.I.,” “Just Add Magic”), Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly) , Brad Jenkins (“Funny or Die”), MSNBC News Anchor Richard Lui, Jose Llana (The King and I, Here Lies Love), Tzi Ma (Mulan, The Farewell), Ashley Park (The King and I, Mean Girls) Lou Diamond Phillips (Prodigal Son, La Bamba), Christopher Sean (“Star Wars Resistance,” “Hawaii 5-0”), Travis Atreo (Keep Hope Alive, Love Drunk), Tamlyn Tomita (“The Good Doctor,” Karate Kid Part II, Joy Luck Club).
You will have the opportunity to visit various salons. Each will feature a different activity including interesting conservations between celebrities, comedy, entertainment, and demonstration.
Hosted by Bel Leong-Hong, Chair, DNC AAPI Caucus, in conjunction with CAPA21, AAPI Victory Fund, ASPIRE, and the Asian American Action Fund.
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Ticket purchases are tax-deductible (minus platform administration and processing fees, not to exceed 10%). All payments are processed, and donations passed directly to the two 501(c)(3) charities listed above, by Bryant Zamberlan Group, LLC, event organizer. Receipts for all charitable deductions will be provided.
Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness and When the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs.
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