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DEADLINE: Friday, Aug. 25 –  USC Annenberg –  2017 California Data Fellowship
All-expenses-paid fellowship starting Oct. 25 with four days of interactive training, six months of mentoring and a $2,000 reporting stipend.


Sneak Peek: “The Tiger Hunter” with Director Lena Khan

Sami Malik travels from India to the U.S. to become an engineer — both to impress his childhood crush and his father, a legendary tiger hunter. But when his job falls through, he takes a low-paying job as a draftsman and, with an oddball gang of friends, embarks on a scheme to convince his sweetheart that he’s more successful than he really is.

It’s a classic tale of love, laughs and the American Dream.

“The Tiger Hunter” premiered at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival in 2016 and won the grand jury prize for best narrative film. It’s set to open in theaters across the U.S. on Sept. 22.

Come join us Wednesday, Aug. 30 at the Japanese American National Museum for a screening of “The Tiger Hunter” and an up-close discussion with director Lena Khan, actor Danny Pudi and others.

Fox 11 anchor Susan Hirasuna will moderate the discussion on how the movie was created and the ideas behind it.

Space is limited! RSVP:

See you there!


WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

WHERE: Japanese American National Museum, Tateuchi Democracy Forum
100 N Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90012

PARKING: Aiso Street Parking Garage (LADOT Facility No: 763)
101 N. Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles, CA
$1/hr first 2 hours, $3 third hour, $1.50/15 minutes until max of $14

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 – 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Excellence in Journalism (EIJ) Pre-Conference Mixer
At MacFadden;s Anaheim.



Sept. 7 to 9 – Excellence in Journalism Conference
Since 2011, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association have partnered to host an annual conference that provides journalists with the industry’s best training and networking opportunities.


Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 – 7 p.m. – ONA presents an Evening with Flipboard Community Manager and Food Blogger Jenn de la Vega
Check out the Los Angeles stop of Jenn de la Vega’s Showdown cookbook tour.


Thursday, Oct. 19 – AAJA-LA Trivia Bowl!
Every year we go big with our interactive, dynamic, and competitive trivia night – all to help raise funds for student scholarships and other programs while also vying for bragging rights as reigning champ!