Other AAPI Related Activities During Inauguration


Inauguration Kick-Off Happy Hour
Celebrating 4 More Years with South Asian Americans
TIME: 7- 10 PM
Location: Josephine, 1008 Vermont Avenue, Washington, DC
Presented by Night Life Agency with
South Asians for Obama and The Washington Leadership Program

Come celebrate, mingle, and network with top South Asian Americans from the campaign, in the Administration and on the Hill!  Complimentary admission. Drink specials available. We will be taking voluntary donations for the Washington Leadership Program,www.thewlp.com, to build the next generation of community leaders.

AAPI Inaugural Welcome Briefing
White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
TIME:  2-6PM
Cost:  Free
Location: U.S. Department of Education, Barnard Auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave., SW

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) and the White House Office of Public Engagement invite you to a briefing and discussion focused on issues of importance to the AAPI community.  Senior Obama Administration officials will share first term accomplishments, hear feedback from participants, and discuss opportunities to work together in the months and years ahead.

Click here to RSVP.  You are welcome to share this invitation with your friends and colleagues, but please note that seating is limited.



Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies welcomes new Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Members to 113th Congress
Time: 1-3PM
Cost: Free
RSVP –  http://bit.ly/APAICS113thCongress

Location: Communication Workers of America, 501 3rd Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001.  The closest metro is Judiciary Square  (Red) or Gallery Place-Chinatown (Green/Yellow).  Be sure to check WMATA’s website for any metro exit closings in relationship to the weekend of events.

There will be a short program with Mayor Ed Lee of San Francisco and Representative Ami Bera and Representative Mark Takano.


South Asian Americans Leading Together Inauguration Reception
Time: 6-8pm
Location: National Association of Broadcasters, 1771 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20036

Indiaspora Inaugural Ball
Time: 8PM
Location: Mandarin Oriental — 1330 Maryland Ave SW

The Indiaspora Ball will highlight the very best in Indian American cuisine, culture and music. Guests will enjoy fabulous networking, cuisine from the four corners of India, delightful entertainment and Bollywood dancing. Stay tuned for the entertainment lineup. A limited number of VIP tickets offering exclusive benefits and special guest access are also available.
Tickets – $300 each
Includes dinner, drinks, dancing, and entertainment

IGNITE: 2013 Korean American Inauguration Celebration
2013 Korean American Inauguration Committee

Judi Rhee Alloway, Kimberly Goulart, William Hwang, Hyepin Im, Mark Keam, Gene Kim, Hannah Kim, Julia Kim, PJ Kim, Edward Koo, Brad Lee, Esther Lee, Christian Oh, Silvia Patton, Laura Shin, Grace Han Wolf (Herndon Town Council), Matthew Yang, Hanna Yoon, Sam Yoon, Tina Yoon

Please join us as we come together as a Korean American community to celebrate the Presidential Inauguration and honor KA political leaders who are making history throughout the country.

Saturday, January 19 from 6-8 pm at
Woo Lae Oak Restaurant
8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA

Rising Star Award – Ron Kim, newly elected member of the NY State Assembly (1st KA)
Inspire Award – Patty Kim, newly elected member of the PA House of Representatives (1st AA woman)

Admission Cost: $20 Young Professionals and $40 General. Admission will be received at the door.

*Heavy appetizers and no-host bar
*Rides from the metro to Woo Lae Oak will be provided. Please contact lshin818@gmail.com to coordinate a ride and for any additional questions.
*Business Casual
Please RSVP at the link : http://bit.ly/UydPGm


Hawai’i Presidential Center Inaugural Gala
Time: 7-10pm
Location: The Hay-Adams Hotel, Rooftop Terrace
Contact AJ Halagao the gala organizer at hawaiipresidentialcenter@gmail.com


Mabuhay: Inauguration Event by Kaya: Filipino Americans for Progress
Time: 7-10pm
Location: Cause- The PhilanthroPub
(Upstairs Tree House Room)
1926 9th Street, NW (9th and U)


Presidential Pearl Gala Briefing
Date Sunday, January 20, 2013
Time 8:30 am – 1pm
Location: Mandarin Oriental, Ballroom C, 1330 Maryland Ave, SW, Washington DC 20024

Click here to RSVP

There will be a variety of panels during the morning’s briefing.

Please join us for the 10:15 am session on AAPIs and Policy Change. This session will be moderated by Deepa Iyer, NCAPA Chair and SAALT Executive Director, and feature Kathy Ko Chin, APIAHF President and CEO, and Mee Moua, AAJC Executive Director.

Date Sunday, January 20, 2013
Time 7pm to midnight
Location Mandarin Oriental, 1330 Maryland Ave, SW, Washington DC 20024
Purchase Tickets: Click here

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