FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Media Contact: Patranya Bhoolsuwan | Patranya@acdcnv.org | 702-556-0235
Las Vegas (September 30th, 2021) The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is joining forces with the First Friday Foundation to take part in “One World Through Art”. This comes on the 4th anniversary of the October 1st shooting in Las Vegas and the theme of this year’s event is meant to commemorate the unity of this city and how art can break down barriers and bring together all cultures within our community.
ACDC will host a variety of booths & vendors on First Friday featuring Asian American & Pacific Islander themes. There will be a number of local AAPI restaurants, cafes and other businesses represented including: Island Flavor, Truffles and Bacon, Fluff Ice and 888 Collectibles. There will also be live performances by Kaminari Taiko and Shaolin Lion Dance. You can find ACDC’s booths & vendors located near South 1st Street & Boulder Avenue.
Additionally, ACDC will hold a pop-up COVID-19 and Flu Clinic at First Friday in collaboration with Immunize Nevada. Other sponsors partnering with ACDC for this event are OCA Las Vegas and Caesars Corporation.
First Fridays “One World Through Art” is happening Friday October 1st from 5PM – 11PM in Downtown Las Vegas. First Friday is a monthly event to showcase local artists, musicians, makers and more. The First Friday Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting local arts, culture, and education.
For more information on ACDC, go to www.acdcnv.org
ABOUT ASIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL:
The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is a nonprofit and non-partisan organization of volunteers dedicated to building, connecting, and educating the Asian American Pacific Islander community in Nevada. ACDC was officially chartered in 2015. The mission of
ACDC is to improve the general well-being and education of the Asian American Pacific Island and other ethnic communities in Nevada. Among the services ACDC offers includes: voter education, health insurance enrollment assistance, citizenship application assistance, vaccination clinics (Influenza and COVID-19), food distribution, College Readiness Bootcamp, and GraduAsian.