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Deal Alert: Fridge No More

Deal Alert: Fridge No More

Excited to introduce Fridge No More: a new local business that delivers groceries to your door in 15 minutes or less. The service is completely free (no minimums, no delivery fees, no subscription needed). You can order fresh produce, dairy, organic meat, seafood, gluten-free and plant-based options, and more. They also partner with local farms and food producers to ensure that you can support small businesses in the neighborhood. If there are any specific taiwanese products you'd like to see available through Fridge No More, let us know and we can relay these suggestions over! We'd love...

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PVP: Welcome to 2022!

PVP: Welcome to 2022!

Dear TAP-NY Family, Happy New Year! As we look back on 2021, we want to thank you for your continued support and engagement. This past year, we were excited to see a surge in new members as we transitioned back to in-person events and packed the year with lifelong memories. With your help, we have continued to be one of the largest Asian-interest community groups in the greater NYC area, now with over 7,500 members and countless events. At our core, TAP-NY exists to foster and bolster our Taiwanese American community, while remaining open to all regardless of background. This upcoming...

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Introducing TAP-NY’s 2022 New Board Members!

Introducing TAP-NY’s 2022 New Board Members!

This year, TAP-NY is welcoming three new board members. Learn more about them below – and be sure to make it out to an event to meet them! Connie - Community Chair What drew you to TAP and why did you decide to join the board?After moving to New York last year, joining TAP was a solid way to build community. Being on the board seems like a positive opportunity to make some impact. What do you hope to accomplish in your role? New event ideas?I'd like to further interconnect the seemingly distinct NYC communities. It would be fun to collaborate with the gay community, for example. I'd also...

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Project by Project Steering Committee Applications

Project by Project

Are you interested in making an impact or driving change in the Asian American community? Project by Project NY is accepting volunteers through their Steering Committee membership application process. Project by Project (PbP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers the Asian American community and develops the next generation of leaders through innovative philanthropy. For more information about PbP and to apply to volunteer, visit this page:...

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Farewell to TAP-NY’s Outgoing Board Members 2021!

Outgoing Board 2021

This month, we say goodbye to four TAP-NY board members. We asked them to reflect on some of their favorite TAP memories and experiences – see below for their thoughts and memories of their time on board! Jess Ching, Outgoing Treasurer Julie Shen, Outgoing President Matt Chen, Outgoing Professional Chair Sarah Sayavong, Outgoing Marketing Chair Jess Ching – Outgoing Treasurer (TAP-NY Board 2019-2021) 1) What was your favorite TAP memory and why? This is always the cop-out answer but -- there's way too many to name! Being on board for three years, I've loved all the moments I've been...

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November Member of the Month: Connie Liu

November Member of the Month: Connie Liu

For our November Member of the Month, we interviewed Connie Liu! 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 love connecting with interesting humans. Together we can shape our principles / interests and uplift communities. I'm a proponent of actively pursuing growth and contribution in any form. I also enjoy hiking to mountain peaks and trying donabe noodle recipes. Open to any tips on how to make knife-cut noodles more uniform! Why did you join TAP? What was your...

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October Member of the Month: Jonny Lee

October Member of the Month: Jonny Lee

For our October Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Jonny Lee! Read on to learn more about him. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. Hi! I’m a recent transplant in NYC from LA. I was born and raised in rural Illinois before attending USC for college. Since graduating in 2018, I’ve worked in finance and am currently working for a startup called T-REX here in NYC. Outside of work, you can find me building custom mechanical keyboards, exploring NYC like a tourist, or playing games like Apex...

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Plate by Plate 2021 – On a Boat

Plate by Plate

Plate by Plate, hosted by Project by Project (PbP), is returning this year, but ON A BOAT! The event will be benefiting our beneficiary partner, Think!Chinatown. Tickets will include unlimited food and drinks, a casino night, a silent auction, lots of entertainment, bumpin’ music, and stations where you can learn more about our 2021 Campaign: Asian Americans & The Environment. Plate by Plate is the oldest and largest Asian American-run tasting benefit in the nation, and the only one of its grandeur that is organized entirely by volunteers. At Plate by Plate NYC, you'll eat and...

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NATEA US Taiwan Startup Forum 2021

NATEA US Taiwan Startup Forum 2021

US Taiwan Startup Forum (UTSF) is a platform that showcases promising startups from US and Taiwan, with the vision to advance a more collaborative startup community and facilitate conversation on innovative ideas of products and services. It is a grassroots community effort to bring the two sides together to connect, learn, and build a stronger and brighter future for global high-tech startups. This event is organized by North America Taiwanese Engineering & Science Association (NATEA). For more information and to register, please visit https://www.utstartup.net. Event...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: 44th Annual Asian American International Film Festival

AAIFF44

AsianCineVision is excited to announce the 44th Annual Asian American International Film Festival, returning this year as a hybrid event, with both virtual and in-person events! The 44th festival will take place from August 11th to 22nd, 2021. The festival features pieces by Taiwanese and Taiwanese American filmmakers, including the following: Features Taipei Suicide StoryMickey on the Road Classic The Terrorizers (1986) Shorts Block Taiwan Lost and Found: Sift through this special selection of Taiwanese shorts in which the search for human connection overcomes loss, borders and political...

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