An organization dedicated to empowering Asian-Americans and serving the communities at large by promoting unity and cultural diversity through education, social networking, leadership development and community service.

To serve as a bridge between Eastern and Western cultures, joining various ethnic communities together to share our resources inter-generationally, to create opportunities and effect positive change in the community at large.

April 10th Networking Event

March 14th, 2014 | No Comments »

Join us for our next social networking event!

Time: April 10th, 5 – 7 PM.
Location: Bar Italia in Central West End.
Address: 13 Maryland Plaza, St Louis, MO 63108

Vietnamese Family Dinner

September 18th, 2013 | No Comments »

Come to enjoy a delicious Vietnamese family dinner and help out charities.

Fourth Annual Asian Career Networking

September 17th, 2013 | No Comments »

The 4th annual Asian Career Networking event is upon us! Please check out the flyer below.

Join us for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

May 24th, 2013 | No Comments »

Please join Team “CollaborAsian for the Cure” to fight breast cancer by registering for the Susan G. Komen Race held on Saturday, June 15th. Together, we can make a difference!

To register with the YAPA Team:

Look forward to seeing you there!

Annheiser Busch Panel Discussion

May 24th, 2013 | No Comments »

Thanks for those who made it out to the Annheiser Busch/Inbev panel discussion despite the stormy weather!

Dragon Boat Race

May 16th, 2013 | No Comments »

The exciting Dragon Boat Race will be held June 1st on Creve Coeur Lake.
The contacts for this race are Daniel Sakaguchi, Thomas Chang, or Paul Lee, respectively.

YAPA’s Next Happy Hour Latitude 26 Tex Mex

February 5th, 2013 | No Comments »

Come one, come all! Meet your new YAPA leadership team at our next happy hour.

Latitude 26 Tex Mex
6407 Clayton Ave
St. Louis Mo, 63139
Date: March 19, 2013
Time: 5:30 pm

Open Heart, Open Mind– Lisa Ling at the Touhill on Tuesday, March 13th at 7pm (Special Discount for YAPA Members)

March 6th, 2012 | No Comments »

Once a co-host on The View and National Geographic , University of Missouri- St. Louis invites Guest Speaker, Lisa Ling, to The Touhill on the campus of University of Missouri- St. Louis on March 13th at 7pm. Regular admission is $15, but YAPA will have a chance to attend for $5 if you RSVP at info@yapastl.org ASAP by Saturday, March 3rd. Special thanks to YAPA Special Events Manager, Cevin Lee, for making us with the special discount. Whether you’re a broadcasting enthusiast or simply a Lisa Ling fan, don’t miss this opportunity!


Karaoke Night at Joo Joo’s on March 10th

February 29th, 2012 | No Comments »

Alas, it is that time of the year again to tune those vocal chords.  If you’re dying to be heard, why not express yourself with a night of Karaoke at Joo Joo’s, a local Korean authentic restaurant.  Please RSVP Andrew Shin at andrewshin07@gmail.com no later than March 6th


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Pictures from The Cooking Extravaganza with Children of Dillon

February 28th, 2012 | No Comments »

We received an outpouring of support at the “Cooking Extravaganza!” on February 17th making dumplings with the children of Dillon International. Thanks to the 25 members that showed up for the event. The Saint Louis Chinese American News has the event featured on the February 23rd issue so check it out here. For more information about Dillon, please visit http://www.dillonadopt.com/

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