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Asian American Leadership Institute

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"Advancing the Asian American Community through Leadership Development"
Richland College
Present the Second Annual

Asian American Leadership Institute
Saturday, October 5, 2002 * 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Richland College * 12800 Abrams Road * Dallas, Texas 75243

register today at www.asianamericanforum.org

Special Key Note Address by Helen Zia

Helen Zia is an award-winning journalist and a contributing editor to
Ms. magazine, where she was formerly executive editor. Her articles,
essays, and reviews have appeared in many newspapers and magazines. A
second-generation Chinese American, Zia has been an activist for more
than two decades on social justice issues, and has long been active in
the Asian-American civil rights movement.

A founder of the first U.S. organization formed to counter anti-Asian
violence, her work in the movement has been documented in the film Who
Killed Vincent Chin? She is author of Asian American Dreams: The
of an American People, and co-writer for Dr. Wen Ho Lee's autobiography,
My Country Versus Me: The First-Hand Account by the Los Alamos Scientist
Who Was Falsely Accused of Being a Spy.

Leadership Training by LEAP

J.D. Hokoyama is the President and CEO of Leadership Education for Asian
Pacifics (LEAP), Inc. He is a lead trainer, speaking around the country
on leadership, diversity, and Asian Pacific American issues. In nearly
two decades of commitment to advancing the leadership potential of
Asian Pacific Americans, LEAP has conducted over 1,000 workshops, reaching
more than 100,000 people nationwide. In recent years, LEAP has developed
collaborative partnerships with several corporations, offering customized
leadership and cultural diversity training for such leading companies
as IBM, Raytheon, Procter & Gamble, and Merrill Lynch.

8:30 - 9:00 AM - Registration
Guadalupe Building - Parking in Lot Z
Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road at Walnut - Dallas Texas
Enter on Walnut Street at Signal Light

9-9:45 AM General Session

10:00 - Noon Morning Sessions

Session A Understanding Your Cultural Values
J.D. Hokoyama, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics

Session B 21st Century Leader
Linda Akutagawa, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics

Session C Elections and Appointments
Rob Allyn, Political Consultant, Allyn & Company;
Ken Anderson, Director of Governmental Appointments for Governor Rick

Session D The Effective Board of Directors
Betty Richardson, Independent Nonprofit Consultant

Session E The Entrepreneurial Option
Don McKneely, Asian Business News, George Brody, Globe Ranger; and other

Session F Connecting Through Collaboration
Rhonda Pherigo, Center for Nonprofit Management; Molly Bogen, Senior
Citizens of Greater Dallas; Walter Nguyen, East Dallas Counseling Center;
Eddy Herrera, United Cerebral Palsy, Anne Marie Weiss-Armush, Dallas

12:15 - 1:45 Lunch
Keynote Speaker Helen Zia

2:00-4:00 PM Afternoon Sessions

Session G Effective Work and Communication Styles
Glen Kawafuchi, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics

Session H Risk Taking: Making Changes Happen
J.D. Hokoyama, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics

Session I Funders Forum for Nonprofit Organizations
Bob Hopkin, Publisher Philanthropy in Texas

Session J Being Heard at City Hall
Ted Benavides, Dallas City Manager; Harry Joe, former Irving City
Councilman; Joe Chow, Addison City Councilman

4:00 - 5:00 Networking and Reception

Registration before September 27 is $30.00
After that date and at the door $50.00

Student Registration before September 27 is $15.00
After that date and at the door $25.00

Register today at www.asianamericanforum.org