Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month - This event brings together sponsors for an evening of conversation around how Asian American leaders make a difference to the community, accompanied by cultural entertainment and networking.
Dragon Boat Race - NAAAP-Chicago supports the Chinatown Chamber Dragon Boat Race for Literacy event by entering a NAAAP-Chicago team.
Leadership & Professional Development
Asian American Group Leaders (AAGL) - A network of Asian Employee/Business resource groups facilitated by NAAAP. The focus is to share best practices with other ERG/BRGs in providing value to their organizations.
Women in NAAAP (WiN) - Originally launched in 2004 and now a national program, focuses on the advancement of Asian American women in the workplace.
Corporate Leadership Conference - A diversity-driven initiative committed to providing learning and networking opportunities for Chicago-based organizations and companies to address unique concerns and issues that Asian professionals may face in the workplace.
Community Outreach - NAAAP partners with an Asian organization in the local community and organizes one-day volunteer projects once per quarter. Past projects include Martin Luther King day of service, tutoring at Asian Youth Services and teaching through Junior Achievement.
Back to School Drive - New for 2016, NAAAP will supply children in grades K-8 with a backpack full of school supplies for the new school year.
Annual Toy Drive - Launched in 2003, this is NAAAP’s annual toy drive benefiting Asian youth in the Chicago-land community.