ACMA Press Release


April, 18, 2018

Jeffrey Chacon



ACMA Announces its 4th Annual Drive, Dine & Wine Golf Tournament Benefiting TAKE ONE Youth Media Internship Program

April 17, 2018 SAN DIEGO – For the fourth consecutive year, Asian Culture & Media Alliance (ACMA) will host its Drive Dine & Wine Charity Golf Tournament at The Vineyard Golf in Escondido this coming Saturday on April 21, 2018.

As part of its mission to promote and empower the Asian Pacific Americans through Media Arts, all proceeds from ACMA’s annual golf tournament will benefit TAKE ONE media internship program, provided free of charge to under-served, under-privileged youths in San Diego.

“We are excited to host our annual golf tournament for the fourth time, at the beautiful Vineyard Golf course in Escondido. What’s unique about our tournament is that the players will not only enjoy a round of golf at one of San Diego’s top rated golf courses and sample delicious Asian food, beer and wine, but they’ll also get to network and compete as a team in fun contests throughout the tournament.” says Cathlyn Choi, Executive Director of Asian Culture and Media Alliance.

This year’s promotional and hole sponsors include All American Classics, Atomy, Bekseju USA, Better Health and Wellness Center, Cathlyn’s Korean Kitchen, Carma Media Productions, Divine Botanics,, Encore Partners LLP, EnlighTea, Exceptional Leverage Coaching, Global Children Foundation, Happy Sushi,, Luib Health Center, Salt Creek Golf, Suzuki, Zandovskis and Yip LLP, Shozen Manpo BBQ, Sunny Massage, Sycuan Casino, Transamerica Financial Advisors, The Producers Group, the Vineyard Golf, World Financial Group, and Zion Market.

Emily Letran, CEO of Exceptional Leverage Coaching and ACMA’s Advisory Board member says, “The Drive Dine & Wine Golf Tournament is a great opportunity for patrons to learn more about ACMA’s programs, meet with ACMA interns as well as network with approximately 80 golf enthusiasts, sponsors and participants from Southern California.  I am proud to be a sponsor of this wonderful event, for a great cause!”

Anyone interested in registering as a player in the tournament can do so till 5pm on April 19, 2018 on

Donations can also be made on ACMA website.

About ACMA

Asian Culture and Media Alliance is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2013 by Asian American community activist and TV personality Cathlyn

Choi to provide a voice of unity, awareness and empowerment for the Asian Pacific American community through the power of Media Arts, specifically Television Media and Film. Visit for more information.


Drive, Dine & Wine Sponsors

Be a Proud Sponsor of ACMA’s 4th Annual  Golf Tournament!

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eLiveLife_charities_logo_LargeSince 2002, has grown into San Diego’s largest and most exclusive health, beauty, spa and wellness network. supports the fundraising efforts of over 400 local community outreach and Charitable events annually through donations (i.e. raffle prizes, silent auction items, door prizes, goodie bag certificates, and volunteer gifts) and media support. Visit for details.

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With over 50 years of combined experience in public accounting, Encore Partners LLP was founded by CPAs Betty Kim Garcia and Michael Harnett. Encore Partners’ mission is to provide exceptional tax and advisory services to clients for their attainment of financial success and growth from an unparalleled team of committed and relationship- oriented professionals who are passionate, results oriented, and entrepreneurially focused. To learn more about Encore Partners, visit

enlightea logoEnlighTea Cafe was founded by James Pham in 2006 inspired by his love for his children, family and tea, to share that same great loving, fulfilling and amazing experience to EnlighTea customers. EnlighTea’s mission is to open 1000+ EnlighTea Cafes sharing Love, Light, Luxury and premium healthy loose leaf tea and other delicious beverages throughout the world. for more information, visit

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Dr. Emily Letran is a general dentist who owns two multi-specialty group practices in Southern California. Author author of several books, Dr. Letran is also a Certified High Performance Coach, dedicated in helping business professionals maximize their potential in personal and business life, streamline business and increase profits, winning back time from work so they can enjoy that time with their family, children and pursue their passion. Dr. Letran is the founder of The Emily Letran Foundation, dedicated to providing basic dental care to veterans and families of disadvantaged background in her monthly Free Dentistry Day.  To learn more about Dr. Letran, please visit

Suzuki Zandovskis & Yip LLPOur team of La Mesa attorneys has years of experience working both in and out of La Mesa courtrooms, with clients of all backgrounds and ages. We specialize in Criminal Law, Civil Law and Family Law but handle cases of all types. You can always count on us to take the time necessary to clearly explain your case’s procedures and status so that you are up to date on every development at all times. As we understand that charges and matters of the law are often unplanned and happen without notice, we always ensure that someone is available to take on your case and dedicate his or her time. The sooner you have an attorney on your side, the easier it is to build a strong case and come to a successful resolution. Visit for details.

Award Winning Asian Voices Premiers on Yurview Cable TV Networks



June 22, 2017

San Diego, CA –  Asian Voices received a Telly Award and FilAm Humanitarian Award this year in recognition of its contribution to preserving and promoting the Asian and Pacific Islander culture and history in the US.

The award winning show premieres its third season today on Cox and Time Warner Cable networks. With an estimated viewership of over 7 million households in Southern California through recently launched YurView national cable network, Asian Voices is the only television show produced in English that features the Asian & Pacific (API) community and culture in the US. The third season will showcase all new stories about API culture, art, lifestyle, entertainment and people.

Asian Voices Telly Award

Executive Producer and host Cathlyn Choi says the format for Asian Voices has also been modified to present the stories in a more intimate and personal manner. “After reviewing our last 2 seasons featuring segment hosts, we have decided to eliminate that interview style in order to present the subjects and stories shared with our viewers in a more direct and intimate way.”


Asian Voices is scheduled to air Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6PM on Cox & Time Warner Channel 4 in San Diego. Please check local listings or visit the Asian Voices website at: for other cities including Orange County and LA.

A special free screening of the show and reception was hosted by Asian Culture and Media Alliance and the Producers at the Shozen Manpo BBQ in San Diego last Thursday, June 22 from 6PM-8PM.

About Asian Culture and Media Alliance or ACMA

ACMA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a voice of unity and empowerment for the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities through the power of Television and Online media. Our main objective is to empower and promote commonalities amongst all Asian and Pacific Islander communities and create awareness of Asian culture, art, events and businesses through media, networking, educational and cultural events.

For information on Asian Voices, visit