Allistair Mallillin, Development Associate for United South End Settlements and member of the Saffron Circle
Last weekend, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) convened giving circles from around the country in San Francisco. Being a relative newcomer to AAPIP, I thought I had signed up for a free weekend trip with amazing food, not knowing what kind of content would be in store. The quality of food surpassed expectations, but what really resonated was the quality of people.
In particular, two things really stuck out for me during the weekend.