CAAM Forward: Celebration of Asian American Storytelling

Saturday, November 21, 2020
6:00-7:00 p.m. PST

Join us for this special virtual fundraiser as we recognize the Center for Asian American Media’s (CAAM) 40th anniversary and hear from special guests and leaders in the field about the power of sharing our community’s stories to inspire, engage in critical dialogue, and catalyze change at an extraordinary time in our nation’s history.

Let’s move forward together and toast to a future of inclusive storytelling!

All proceeds for this fundraiser will support the CAAM Forward Campaign to sustain and strengthen CAAM’s vital work in building community, supporting filmmakers and artists, and realizing special initiatives that uplift marginalized voices. Thanks to supporters like you, CAAM is a recognized standard-bearer and largest presenter of diverse Asian American content in the country. But there is still much more to do to ensure the breadth of authentic Asian American stories are seen and heard.

Two anonymous supporters have generously pledged to match up to $125,000 of all donations. Donate today, and your gift will have twice the impact thanks to our donors’ matching gifts.


Unable to attend?
If you are unable to attend but would like to support CAAM’s 40th Anniversary CAAM Forward Campaign with a fully tax-deductible donation, please click here.

Featured Guests

Click here to learn more about our lineup of speakers and performers who will join us in honor of CAAM’s 40th Anniversary.

Become a Lead Supporter!

Lead corporate sponsors and individual donors  enjoy special benefits, such as public recognition and a CAAM-curated celebration package that includes a pre fixe dinner by Three MICHELIN Star Chef Corey Lee of Benu for you and your guest(s), tasty treats by Asian American businesses, and limited edition keepsake items. Your partnership will provide critical support of CAAM’s core work to bring Asian American stories to light. 

To learn more about opportunities for corporate sponsors, click here.

To learn more about opportunities for major individual donors, click here.

Contact Director of Development Frances Pomperada at to build a customized partnership. 

Thank you to our Lead Supporters!

Maryann and Daniel Fong
Robert J. Louie Memorial Fund

APA Heritage Foundation
IW Group/Bill Imada

David and Linda Lei
Myong Leigh and Mark Haugen
Penelope Wong and Tim Kochis

CAAM Forward 40th Anniversary Committee
Dipti Ghosh
Tessie Guillermo
Brent Quan Hall
David Lei
Naja Pham Lockwood
Vincent Pan

Click here for the viewing How-tosFAQsAccessibility, and CAAM Code of Conduct.

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