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Overview

The Khmer Alumni Association Mentorship Program (KAAMP) pairs up a high school or college student with a mentor for six months from January to June 2016. Throughout this relationship, mentoring will be provided via online at least once a month to discuss any questions, comments, or concerns regarding academics, career choices, or any life decisions.

Purpose

The purpose of KAA’s Mentorship Program (KAAMP) is to provide one-on-one guidance and support for students in the Cambodian American community. By doing so, KAA aims to promote enriching knowledge, professional development, experience and relationships that will help empower Cambodian students to succeed in their academic/career success, individual goals and lives thereafter.

Who are the mentors?

Mentors are members of the Khmer Alumni Association (KAA) who have applied and will be paired with a student based on the student’s interests and goals. They are college graduates with professional experience and the desire to help the next generation of Cambodian Americans.

Who are the mentees?

Mentees are either high school or college students who are working towards graduation, college or a professional career.

The last day to sign up is December 30, 2015!

To apply, please click on one of the links below:

Mentee Application 

Mentor Application

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Khmer Alumni Association Presents: The 2nd Annual Soiree

Khmer Alumni Association's 2nd Annual Soiree

WHAT’S A SOIREE?! 

A festive evening of celebrations hosted by Khmer Alumni Association. We will have our 2nd Annual Soiree commemorating our events and honoring special guests throughout the year including our scholarship recipients. Proceeds from ticket sales and donations will help support all our program and events including our scholarship and mentorship program.We appreciate your continuous support and contributions in any amount!

WILL THERE BE FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT?!

Enjoy specially prepared appetizers by Chef Chad of Cambodian Cuisine, dinner by Chef Allen of Yeak Inc., custom-made desserts by A Lovely Plan, beverages, photobooth souvenirs by Hengitup Photography, live performances and musical entertainment provided by DJ TristDaFist to groove the night away! We will also be selling raffle tickets for many special prizes throughout the night!

WOW, SIGN ME UP! WHATS THE DATE AND TIME?!

Our program is Sunday, June 21st from 6:30-9:30 PM. Doors will be open at 6:00 PM ! Be sure to RSVP because seats are limited!

HOW DO I RSVP AND PURCHASE TICKETS?! 

To complete your reservations, please purchase your ticket using the link below. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kaa-presents-the-2nd-annual-soiree-tickets-16893190989

DRESS CODE?!

We invite you to come in your best Khmer formal attire as we honor our special guests and toast to our past, present and future! If you do not have any, you better make some Khmer friends and borrow some clothes!

WHAT IS THE KHMER ALUMNI ASSOCIATION?!

Since 2012, KAA has focused on cultivativating a network among our alumni, student organizations, and community partners through outreach and education. We are committed to promoting the empowerment, success, and sustained engagement of alumni from Khmer student organizations as well as professionals in the Cambodian American community.

HOW CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUT KAA? 

Visit our web page at www.khmeralumniassoication.org
Check out our facebook page: www.facebook.com/KhmerAlumniAssociation
Follow us on instagram: khmeralumni

Join us for KAAfe Talk!

Just Breathe: Healing, Expression, and Balance Photo Credits: Stephanie Sok

Just Breathe: Healing, Expression, and Balance
Photo Credits: Stephanie Sok

Join the Khmer Alumni Association as we make our way to the Maye Center, home of self-healing through meditation, agriculture, yoga, and education on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm. Learn how to maintain balance and cultivate a form of healing that is right for you.

What is KAAfe Talks?
KAAfe Talks is a series of motivating and inspiring conversations between all members of the Cambodian American community. These conversations are meant to raise awareness about important issues, facilitate the spread of ideas, and to encourage and support one another in actualizing our own personal goals.

KAA Scholarship Opportunity

Designed by Stephanie Sok

Designed by Stephanie Sok

OVERVIEW

The purpose of the KAA Scholarship award is to assist local Cambodian students in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) who are pursuing higher education through an accredited community college, vocational/trade school, or university either as a part-time or full-time student.

Award

Two students will be selected for the following:

1) $250 non-renewable scholarship
2) 2 years of private academic, career, and personal counseling provided by professionally trained and licensed school counselors.

Eligibility

– Child of at least one Cambodian parent
– 2.5 minimum cumulative academic GPA
– Enrolled in the 12th grade in LBUSD
– Attending either an accredited community college, vocational/trade school, or university in the fall
– Demonstrate financial need

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Entire application must be submitted by MARCH 30, 2015 and includes the following:
– Character evaluation forms (2)
– Responses to supplemental questions
– Transcript (please email 1 copy to khmeralumni@gmail.com)

APPLY NOW! 

Accepting Mentee Applications until January 23!!!

Credits to Stephanie Sok

Credits to Stephanie Sok

APPLY TO BE A MENTEE!

Any student may apply to be a KAA Mentorship Mentee, if you:

Are a current full-time student
Between the ages of 14-19 years old
Cambodian (at least 1 parent must be of Cambodian descent)
Minimum cumulative 2.0 G.P.A.
Internet access and computer with built-in camera
Complete and submit KAA Mentorship Program Mentee Application by Friday, January 23rd!
Complete and submit informed consent from a parent/guardian by January 24th
Attend 1 Orientation Day on Saturday, January 24th