Membership is open to all individuals and institutions interested in Asia and relations between Asia and the United States. It facilitates contact among educators and professionals in such fields as business, law, government, and mass media. It provides outreach support to teachers of Asian Studies through an annual workshop, a newsletter, an annual high school essay contest, and presentations at state and regional social studies meetings. The Association for Asian Studies AAS —the largest society of its kind, with more than 7, members worldwide—is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia.
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About us. Our Mission: To provide the support that empowers South Asian women to become self-reliant and live in an abuse free future. ASHA for Women is a c 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support to South Asian women living in abusive marriages and homes. Created in by South Asians to circumvent many of the language, cultural, and social barriers that can stop many from seeking help, ASHA has helped hundreds of women and children move on to lead safer, happier lives.
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This year, LEAP provided 82 workshops and presentations to 3, participants. LEAP also provided leadership training for mid-career corporate managers, senior staff of nonprofit organizations, higher education professionals, and college and high school students. These programs included:. LEAP delivered five programs to participants. Each participant spent 28 hours in leadership training.
Educational Empowerment is about connecting youth with all available resources to succeed academically and advocate for their own educational development. Identity Development is about giving youth the tools to develop pride in themselves, develop a healthy self-concept, and lead productive lives. Leadership Opportunities are about giving youth opportunities to develop skills as leaders to take on leadership positions in their schools and communities. Summer program participants come from middle and high schools within M Home Blog Sign Up Donate.