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Join the 2020 InTandem Five Boro Bike Tour Team!

InTandem

Are you ready to spend Sunday, May 3rd riding through all five New York City boroughs on car-free streets? Are you ready to join InTandem on one of the largest teams riding in the 2020 Five Boro Bike Tour? InTandem is a TAP-NY partner and nonprofit, which offers free year-round tandem cycling programs to people who are blind, have low vision, or cannot ride independently due to other disabilities. InTandem is looking for volunteers to join its 2020 Five Boro Bike Tour Team! Register here today! Just click on one ticket for yourself and continue through the form. About the TD Five Boro...

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PVP Letter 2020: What We’re Excited About

TAP-NY at Ski Trip

Dear TAP-NY Family, Happy New Year! As we enter 2020, we want to first thank you for your support and engagement over the last decade. In 2010, we officially became a chapter of our parent organization, Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL), and hosted our first TAPpy Hour and Olympics. With your help, we have grown tremendously to become one of the largest Asian-interest community groups in the greater NYC area, with over 6,500 members and 100 plus events a year. While at first glance TAP-NY may appear as strictly an event planning organization, we believe we are so much more than...

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Introducing TAP-NY’s New 2020 Board Members!

Introducing TAP-NY’s New 2020 Board Members!

This year, TAP-NY is welcoming five new board members! Learn more about them here – and be sure to make it out to an event this month to meet them! CONNIE, Tech Chair What drew you to TAP and why did you decide to join the board? I'm excited to get to know the amazing community that TAP has fostered over the years, and to continue to build relationships with other community groups in New York City. I think it's an exciting time to be Asian American and I hope that we can help amplify all the unique and diverse voices within our community and continue to push for more representation....

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Asia Society Breakfast Discussion: Taiwan Elections and What’s Next

Taiwan Elections Asia Society Breakfast

Following Taiwan’s upcoming elections on January 11th, join Asia Society to discuss the outcome and what it means for U.S.-Taiwan and cross-strait relations with experts including Susan A. Thornton, senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and the State Department’s former acting assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Vincent Wei-chang Wang, Dean of College of Arts and Science and professor of political science at Adelphi University. When: Thursday, January 16, 2020; 8:30 - 10am, breakfast available from 8amWhere: Asia Society (725 Park Avenue, New York, NY...

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A Chinatown Odyssey – Art Show by Jerry Ma

A Chinatown Odyssey – Art Show by Jerry Ma

Jerry Ma, Taiwanese American artist, best known for his graphic tee designs and graphic novel "LEGEND," is presenting his show "A Chinatown Odyssey" on the second floor of Pearl River Mart. The opening reception is on Saturday, January 18 from 5pm to 7pm, and will be catered by Richard Ho and Ho Foods with Taiwanese cuisine. The show will be up from January 18th to March 8th. Where: Pearl River Mart (395 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013) When: January 18 - March 8, 2020 with opening reception on January 18 from 5-7pmFree and open to the public. For more information, click...

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Farewell to TAP-NY’s Outgoing Board Members 2019!

Farewell to Board

This month, we are saying goodbye to four TAP-NY board members. We asked them to reflect on some of their favorite TAP memories and experiences – check below for their thoughts and memories of their time on board. Kristie Kuo, Outgoing Membership Chair Jen Nguyen, Outgoing Vice President Ben Watkins, Outgoing Co-President Kevin Wong, Outgoing Professional Chair Kristie Kuo – Outgoing Membership Chair (TAP-NY Board 2017-2019) 1) What was your favorite TAP memory and why? I loved putting together the Mid-Autumn Soiree in 2017 at the Museum of Chinese in America. It was such a fun...

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Gold Rush Flash Sale

Gold Rush

Gold Rush is the newest venture of Gold House, a 501(c)3 nonprofit and the largest collective of top Asian cultural leaders in the country. For 48 hours only, from 11/20, 12pm, to 11/22, 12pm ET, the first ever quarterly Gold Rush will digitally promote and support Asian founded businesses—both emerging and established—across fashion, beauty, and wellness. Exclusive discounts, featured items, and once-in-a-lifetime offers from iconic and innovative brands like Prabal Gurung, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Soko Glam, Glow Recipe, Asian American Girl Club, Blueland, COVRY, Senreve, Italic, Musely, and...

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Member of the Month: Patty Gea

Patty MOTM

For our November Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Patty Gea! Read on to learn more about her. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. I'm from central Jersey and am known for a prevalent penchant for purple. Professionally, I have a background in foreign languages and literatures, which accumulated into a study of six languages, studying abroad twice, teaching abroad once, and now being Executive Assistant to a bilingual office. My primary hobby is dance, mostly modern and hip hop, but I've...

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Census 2020: New Swag Designs on Sale Now!

I Am Taiwanese T-Shirt

Census 2020 is coming up, and it’s time to represent! TAP-NY’s parent organization, Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL), has been running a Census 2020 campaign to spread the word. If you identify under an ethnic group not offered as an option by the Census, remember to check “Other,” and write it in (e.g., write in Taiwanese)! To raise awareness for this campaign and to raise funds to support this effort, TACL has just released new designs inspired by TaiwaneseAmerican.org's iconic "I AM" design! Click here to get yours now. For more details about the campaign and how you can...

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Slant’d Issue 03 Launch Party

Slant'd Launch Party

Join Slant'd, a collective of AAPI creatives who started a magazine to give voice to their community, at their Issue 03 launch party on Saturday, November 9th. There will be food, an open bar, live storytelling, a DJ set, dancing, CBD room, and more! Buy your tickets here. We have a special discount for TAP-NY members - use code PARTNER03 for 20% off your ticket! Book your tickets ASAP, as this code is limited. DetailsDate: Saturday, November 9thTime: 6:30-9:30 PMLocation: Contra Studios (122 West 26th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001) Can't make it to the party but still want to...

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