Register for the 2015 NAPABA Annual Lobby Day

Register today for the 2015 NAPABA Annual Lobby Day, which will be held in Washington, DC, from May 18-19. NAPABA’s Annual Lobby Day gives you the opportunity to educate members of Congress and congressional staffers on issues of importance to the Asian Pacific American community.

NAPABA needs your participation to make Lobby Day a success and to demonstrate the strength of the APA community. We look forward to seeing you in May!

Lobby Day:
Congressional Reception (May 18, 2015):

Stipends are available for NAPABA members traveling to Lobby Day from out of town. The deadline to submit an application is April 3, 2015 at 11:59 pm PST. To apply for a 2015 Lobby Day stipend please click here.


Embassy Suites – Downtown DC
1250 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

Cut-off date to book: April 24, 2015

Rate: $329 for single/double

Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am

Make your reservation here!

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

NAPABA Lobby Day Training (part one of three)
Experts from NAPABA and our partner organizations will lead Lobby Day participants in a training about the basics of lobbying and the key issues prioritized for Lobby Day. A question and answer period will follow. Lobby Day participants should plan to attend the live webinar, but a recorded version will be available for participants unable to join. Lobby Day participants are required to attend the live webinar or view the recording prior to Lobby Day.
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Location: Webinar

Monday, May 18, 2015

NAPABA Lobby Day Training (part two of three)
We will review the basics of lobbying and prepare for meetings with legislators and staff the following day. Key logistical information will be shared at this time, and a question and answer period will follow. Participants will have the opportunity to meet in their lobbying groups and strategize with their team members.
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: TBA

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Congressional Reception
The reception will bring together Lobby Day participants, members of Congress and their staff, and leaders in the APA community.
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Hart Senate Office Building, SH 902, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Tuesday May 19, 2015

Training Breakfast (part three of three)
Policy experts will briefly go over each issue and will be available to answer questions. Participants will have the opportunity to meet in their lobbying groups and strategize with their team members.
Time: 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Location: TBA

Member Visits on the Hill
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Will vary based on individual schedules and locations of members’ offices.

Participant Debriefing & Happy Hour
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: TBA

NAPABA Call for Programs Deadline Extended

Deadline Extension: April 12, 2015, 11:59 PM PDT

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association is now accepting program proposals for the 2015 NAPABA Convention, which will be held in New Orleans, LA, from November 5-8. We welcome program submissions on topics that celebrate the diversity of NAPABA and will provide practical solutions and advice for our attendees’ future development and advancement.

Submission Guidelines

Carefully review the detailed submission guidelines before you begin the submission process.

Submission Resources

Sample speaker invitation letter

2014 CLE Programs

Ready to Begin? Submit Now.

Submit your program proposal online.

You must fill out all required information in order to submit. After you push the submit button, you will be taken to a screen that confirms your submission. Click “Edit your response” and bookmark the url if you wish to make any edits to your submission before the deadline.


  • Program proposals due: April 12, 2015
  • Notification to program chairs: May 8, 2015
  • Speaker release form/bios due: June 30, 2015
  • Required materials (timed agenda and specialty credit information) for CLE accreditation due: July 31, 2015
  • Course materials due: August 31, 2015

*Late/incomplete submissions will not be accepted. If materials are not received by the CLE deadlines, NAPABA will NOT seek CLE credit for the program/panel.


Please direct inquiries to Priya Purandare, NAPABA Meetings & Membership Manager, at [email protected].

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