Theme of the week: Career & Culture
Who Told You, You Could Be a Cop?
Officer Jinha Kim works in the Los Angeles Police Department with the Recruitment and Employment Division. She is one of the Asian coordinators for the department in terms of recruitment. Which means, her job is to bring more Asian officers into, LAPD. And that is not an easy task.
From our Instagram this week:
We looked back on 2019, the first-ever year of Crushing the Myth, and counted down our top five moments. From our international CTM in Taipei to our Thanksgiving community event in NYC, it's been a year of firsts.
Check out our top CTM highlight of 2019 here.
From our Facebook this week:
San Francisco just swore in the first Asian American sheriff in California history. This is what he, Paul Miyamoto, had to say about it: "There's a humbling feeling, of being a groundbreaker and moving forward as somebody who is of Asian American descent." he said.
Read more here.
CTM x Nielsen: Lunar New Year Speaker Series [1/23, 4:30-6:30PM]
== * THIS IS A PRIVATE EVENT OPEN FOR NIELSEN EMPLOYEES AND UP TO 20 CTM GUESTS. We will be doing ticket give-aways from our FB, IG, and newsletter over the next few weeks. If you'd like to attend, please follow our feeds! * ==
SPEAKERS: To Be Announced soon!
Learn more here.
CTM Networking Mixer @ Sundance 2020 [1/24]
Are you headed to Sundance 2020? Do you want to connect and meet other people interested in Asian American stories & perspectives? Come on out and have a beer/coffee/wine/pizza with us!
NOTE: This is a placeholder FB event to see who's headed to Sundance and interested in meeting up. Likely, we'll find a spot Friday afternoon and just mingle. Details to be updated later!
Learn more here.
Past Speaker News Asian in America by Jenny Dorsey (CTM 06) Asian in America is a symbolic exhibition and 6-course dinner experience that explores the complex narrative of the Asian American identity through food and drink, virtual reality, spoken word and poetry.
To kick off the first Lunar New Year of the decade (!!), Studio ATAO will be hosting a special rendition of Asian in America on Thursday, January 23rd at the Japanese American National Museum in historic Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles.
New Videos of the Week - click below to watch!
"I'm one of those cliches who embody the motto "I can sleep when I'm dead." To throw some numbers at you, I would say I typically work 100+ hours a week. Now these 100 hours aren’t just my full-time job- it includes a lot of my side gigs and hustles. To help visualize this better, here is my love, Google Calendar.”
- Kelly Zheng on Google Calender, her part-time lover