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From The Asian Reporter, V26, #20 (October 17, 2016), page 11.
AAAS seeks nominations for awards recognizing Oregon AAPI leaders and organizations
The Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) is accepting nominations for awards recognizing an outstanding leader as well as an organization within the Oregon Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.
The Community Leader Award recognizes an individual who has given exemplary service and leadership to the AAPI community in Oregon whether it be a specific ethnic group or pan-AAPI members.
The Community Organization Award recognizes an organization that has shown outstanding leadership and service to specific ethnic or AAPI communities in Oregon, which may include community-based or non-governmental organizations, museums, and associations.
Each of the awardees receives $300 from the AURA-AAAS Endowment Fund. Award recipients are recognized at the associationís annual conference, scheduled for April 13 to 15, 2017 in Portland.
To nominate an individual for the Community Leader Award or an organization for the Community Organization Award, a one-to-three page Letter of Nomination must be submitted that describes the individualís or community organizationís contributions to the community. Nominations should include contact information for both the nominee and nominator (name, title, organization, e-mail and mailing address, and phone number). Nominations should be e-mailed to the awards committee at <firstname.lastname@example.org> by November 30, 2016.
Award recipients will be notified in February 2017 and are invited to attend the annual AAAS banquet on April 15, 2017.
To learn more, contact Claire Oliveros at <email@example.com>.
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