fbpx

Boba Origin: Get Boba Accessories and Support TAP-NY!

Boba Origin

Calling all boba tea lovers! Boba Origin is a Los Angeles-based, boba-themed online shop, where cuteness and functionality cross. Through a special collaboration, use the code 'TAP-NY' to get 10% off your entire order, with 20% of all proceeds donated to TAP-NY through October 10, 2020! See below for sample items, and check out the full catalog here! BOBA BACKPACK/CROSSBODY BAG This cute mini backpack will be your new best companion for traveling or for everyday life. It’s compact yet spacious, perfect for fitting all your essentials whilst going about your everyday life. Don’t let the...

Read More

TAP-NY Deal Alert: Nimble Made

Nimble Made

Celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival with Nimble Made, an "Actually Slim" dress shirt brand founded by Taiwanese-American Wesley Kang. He left his finance job in 2018 to create Actually Slim dress shirts after struggling to find a well-fitted dress shirt off-the-rack as a shorter and slimmer professional. Nimble Made strives for more size inclusion and Asian representation in fashion and has been featured by Huffpost, Money, Forbes as a "Slim Fit that Lives up to its Name." Check out their bestselling white dress shirt, The Crescent (named after Chang'e and the moon)....

Read More

National Voter Registration Day Discussion

National Voter Registration Day Discussion

September 22nd is National Voter Registration Day! Join Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL) for a discussion about voting from 8pm - 9:30pm ET. The event features the following speakers: Eileen Lin - VoteAmerica, Director of Strategic PartnershipsHelen Li - Fresh Off the Vote Podcast, FounderChristina Hu - TACL, Director of Civic Engagement You can submit your questions in advance by emailing Christina Hu at [email protected] with subject "GOTV Questions."Facebook event details linked here. The event will be hosted on Zoom at this...

Read More

US Taiwan Startup Forum

US Taiwan Startup Forum

The US Taiwan Startup Forum (UTSF) will be hosted virtually on September 11th and 25th, 2020. This year, 15 startups from five technology themes ― AI, Semiconductor, Blockchain, IoT, and Digital Health ― will be pitching in front of 14 venture capitalists with investing focus in these sectors. In addition, the venture capitalists will provide feedback to the startup entrepreneurs, share industry insights, and engage with the attendees through an interactive Q&A during an investor panel discussion. This event will be a great opportunity to learn the latest trends in the startup world,...

Read More

Hello Prosper’s 2020-2021 Asian Holiday Digital Calendar Launch

Hello Prosper’s 2020-2021 Asian Holiday Digital Calendar Launch

Hello Prosper just launched a free, open-source, 2020-2021 Asian Holiday Digital Calendar – an education tool to allow Asian Americans to feel celebrated and seen. How it works: Sign up for access to the digital calendar on helloprosper.co. Sharing is made easy. Copy and paste suggested language, captions, and artwork to share with your network.Compatible with Android and iPhone devices, and syncs seamlessly to the Google Calendar app.Receive historical doses of Asian culture worth celebrating at the palm of your hands. Learn about holidays and remembrance days from 19 different Asian...

Read More

New Podcast Alert: Fresh Off the Vote

Fresh Off The Vote

TAP-NY alum, Jess Yeung, is announcing the launch of a new podcast! Fresh Off the Vote (FOTV) is a 100% grassroots podcast featuring voter outreach stories in APIA communities. Their team formed out of a Facebook Asian networking group, thanks to a young DNC delegate and educator. With a goal to make voting sexier than waiting in line with Grandma Meredith in a public gymnasium after work, they are youth inspiring other youth to use their voices. The FOTV team wants to take over the internet soon with their passion for political discussion. Podcast topics range from why Asian American...

Read More

Asian American Small Businesses Can Win $1000! COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey

Asian American Small Businesses Can Win $1000! COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey

Asian American Federation is conducting a COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey for Asian American small business owners. If anyone you know has a small business in NYC, please forward them this survey link. Survey responses must be received by July 24, 11:59pm to be eligible for a $1000 drawing. Upon completion of the survey, they will be randomly selecting 100 small business owners who meet eligibility to grant $1,000.

Read More

Rock the Boat Asian x Black Conversation Series

Rock the Boat Asian x Black Conversations

For the month of July, Rock The Boat Podcast, a narrative podcast that features Asian Americans who are challenging the status quo, is hosting a series of events focused on telling stories between the Asian and Black communities. The event series is called Let’s Talk: Asian x Black Conversations. The goal of this series is not to talk about how Asians can support Black Lives Matter or how to fight against Anti-Asian sentiments but more so an exploration and conversation between two groups of people who have different, yet similar experiences. Topics Include: 7/2 Growing Up Blasian7/9...

Read More

COVID-19 Student Relief Fund

COVID-19 Student Relief

To support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, TAP-NY's parent organization, TACL (Taiwanese American Citizens League), has partnered with TASF (Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund) to distribute a one-time Student Relief Fund totaling $50,000 in an effort to aid Taiwanese American/Taiwanese households with students in these troubling times. OVERVIEW The COVID-19 Student Relief Fund is sponsored by TASF and operated by TACL. The fund offers a $500 one-time payment to each student in a Taiwanese American or Taiwanese household that has been financially impacted by the recent...

Read More

TAP-NY eSports Discord is Growing!

TAP-NY eSports Discord is Growing!

Our TAP-NY eSports Discord is growing! Not just for gamers, Discord provides a way for our community to communicate over voice, video, and text. Currently, our biggest group is for our MapleSaga players, where we enjoy the nostalgia of old-school MapleStory gameplay. Other games include Animal Crossing and Counter-Strike Global Offensive. Or you can just come hang out! Informal group chats have been a weekly highlight. Send us a message through our Facebook page to get an invite link.

Read More