A MESSAGE FROM CAPA PRESIDENT RYAN ROSARIO

My vision for CAPA is to see more and more people from Michigan's Asian Pacific American community achieve success in life, in business and in helping develop leaders that can inspire others.  By working together, CAPA strives to bring awareness to the public of how strong and united the APA community is.

Our Board of Directors is comprised of many skilled and talented individuals with backgrounds. In this diversity is where we can all find strength.  Through beneficial partnerships and working together, the APA community can and will achieve great things this year and in the years to come.

Though we may have different opinions and ideas, we all have one thing in common - the noble desire to serve the Asian Pacific American community as a whole.  CAPA is committed to this goal and we have a great team that demonstrates this.  We are a work in progress and making strides each and everyday as we serve our community.

On behalf of our Board of Directors, I look forward to seeing more new members share their time, talent and passion to help make our APA community grow as ONE with CAPA.



JOIN THE COUNCIL FOR ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICANS FOR OUR ORGANIZATIONAL OUTREACH AND BOARD MEETING HAPPENING THIS SATURDAY - THERE IS STILL TIME TO REGISTER!

Avail of CAPA's network of leading marketing instructors as we discuss building membership benefits, developing a mission and vision for your non-profit and connect you with experts in business strategy.  Other workshop topics include:

How to apply for grants
How to obtain a 501(C)3
How to raise money
How to grow your organization

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER



The Splendor of the East is the annual CAPA gala that showcases the unique artistry of the Asian Pacific people and other cultures from all across the globe through spectacular musical and dance performances. This year’s event theme is “My Heritage" – The Battle of the Stars is a competitive talent show.

This year's production will also showcase non-competitive cultural presentations from China, India, Japan, Philippines, Polynesia and Vietnam.  This showcase of the various heritages comprising Michigan's APA community is CAPA's signature event devoted to cultural appreciation and diversity.

The Splendor of the East and Battle of the Stars happens Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center located at 15801 Michigan Ave. Dearborn, MI 48126.
Doors open at 7:00pm with Showtime from 7:30pm to 8:50pm.


CAPA's annual scholarship competition is on-going and we are still looking for talented students to recognize.

The Scholars Awards are intended for full-time high school seniors who will attend an institution of higher education in the State of Michigan and/or college students currently studying in Michigan. Eligible candidates must have an Asian Pacific American (APA) heritage and should be willing to serve on CAPA’s Youth Committee to give back to the APA community. Awardee(s) will receive a Scholar Award of $500 (2 recipients) to $1,000 (1 recipient) Scholars Award at CAPA’s Splendor of the East reception on May 11, 2019.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2019!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION


CAPA welcomes individuals and organizations to apply for CAPA membership!

As a member of the Council of Asian Pacific Americans of Michigan, you and/or your organization will be part of our network of professionals and community leaders. Avail of CAPA's resources and events to help your organization grow and make an impact in Michigan's thriving APA community.

Once your application is submitted and the one-time membership dues are received, the applicant or organization is presented to the Board for a final approval.

Click here for the online Individual Membership Application form.
Click here for the online Organization Membership Application form.

Contact CAPA Executive Director, Lisa Bugg, with  any questions regarding membership applications.


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