Charlie Woo

Leadership Academy Kickoff Press Conference

Leadership Academy Kickoff Press Conference

Pasadena, CA – On Friday, June 22nd, CAUSE held the Leadership Academy Kickoff Press Conference at the KPCC Crawford Family Forum to welcome the 2018 class of Leadership Academy interns.

Kickoff Press Conference

Kickoff Press Conference

Los Angeles, CA – On June 23rd, 2017, CAUSE held the Leadership Academy Kickoff Press Conference at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.


Workshop #2

Workshop #2

Pasadena, CA – CAUSE held the second CAUSE Political Institute workshop on March 18, 2017 at the Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute.

Workshop #1

Workshop #1

Pasadena, CA – CAUSE kicked off the CAUSE Political Institute with its first workshop on February 21, 2017 at the Hilton Pasadena. Dan Schnur, Professor from USC, and Charlie Woo, CAUSE Board Chair, welcomed the new fifteen-member cohort as they embark on a course to develop as political leaders for the Asian Pacific American community.

Voter Education Workshop in Chinatown

Voter Education Workshop in Chinatown

Los Angeles, CA – On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, CAUSE hosted a multilingual Voter Education and Registration Workshop at the Grand Plaza Senior Apartments in Chinatown, Los Angeles. CAUSE Board Chair Charlie Woo and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles Project Coordinator Maxine Hu, conducted the workshop and presentation with simultaneous translation in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin Chinese.

Thank You to Aki Leung

Thank You to Aki Leung

It is with mixed emotions that we share with our friends and supporters that CAUSE Director of Programs, Aki Leung, will be relocating to Hong Kong next week for family reasons. We realize that her decision to transition is an important step for her. Nevertheless, we will miss the leadership, passion, and energy that Aki brought not only to our organization, but also to each of our programs. 

Leadership Academy Graduation

Leadership Academy Graduation

Pasadena, CA – On Friday, August 12, 2016, CAUSE held the Leadership Academy Graduation at the KPCC Crawford Family Forum. The event commemorated the eleven interns’ successful completion of the program.

23rd Annual Gala

23rd Annual Gala

The 23rd CAUSE Annual Gala was held on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at the Westin Bonaventure hotel. The gala is the organization’s largest fundraising event that celebrates the organization’s efforts in advancing the political empowerment of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community.

Leadership In Entrepreneurship

Leadership In Entrepreneurship

On February 5, 2016, CAUSE hosted Women in Power: Leadership in Entrepreneurship at City Club Los Angeles in partnership with the National Association of Women Business Owners – Los Angeles. Over 200 people attended the sold-out program to hear from the prestigious panel of women entrepreneur leaders.