AT&T

Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) of AT&T

  

Mission Statement

 

Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) is a nonprofit educational organization focused on representing Asian Pacific Islanders employed by AT&T; APCA exists to:

 

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Create opportunities to develop and enhance the leadership skills of individuals interested in personal advancement, public service and corporate volunteerism
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  Serve as a valued Employee Resource Group for AT&T through active participation and visible support of programs and activities that help to enhance the image and promote closer ties between APIs and Non-APIs at work and in the community
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  Support charitable purposes providing information and assistance to Asians and Pacific Islanders, economically and educationally disadvantaged communities
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  Interact positively through community services with an API emphasis
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  Educate the public on the rich heritage, diverse cultures and valued traditions of APIs
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  Primarily support the common and mutual ideals and values of other employee and business resource groups
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  Encourage partnerships and alliances between corporations and non-profit organizations that promote philanthropy for the benefit of the entire community
     
 Key Initiatives
*   Awards Banquet
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  Annual Scholarship Program
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  Annual National Professional Development Conference and networking activities
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  APA Heritage Month and Lunar New Year Activities to increase cultural awareness among Asian and non-Asian employees
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  Mentoring Program
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  Holiday Toy Drive and other community grants
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  Support AT&T in community outreach events and other community volunteer activities