APAICS New York Regional Leadership Academy

Regional Leadership Academy Training & Policy Summit

October 2-3, 2015
New York, NY

Are you considering running for public office? Join us in New York City to learn what it takes to get elected and be a public servant- from starting your campaign, developing your message and building relations with media, to serving your constituents.

The APAICS (Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies) Regional Leadership is a two-day leadership and political training program for Asian American and Pacific Islanders seeking to run for public office, current elected officials, and community stakeholders. The program includes interactive leadership and political training, networking opportunities and policy round-table discussions.

Day 1 – Leadership & Political Training

Training sessions may include the following:

  • Campaign Planning
  • Fundraising 101
  • Media Training
  • Ethics Training
  • How to serve the AAPI community while in office
  • Special Guest Speakers

Day 2 – Policy Summit 

Policy round tables bring together leaders in government, corporate sector and the community to discuss current issues impacting the AAPI community in the local region. Discussion topics will be announced closer to date. Past sessions have included policy discussions on education, economic development, energy and health.

Registration is complimentary. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided both days.


For questions about the APAICS Regional Training Academy, please contact Amy Watanabe at [email protected] or call 202-296-9200.

Hosted by: Google 


  • Walmart
  • StateFarm 
  • National Education Association 
  • California Teachers Association 
  • Southwest Airlines (Southwest Airlines is the official airline of the APAICS Regional Leadership Academy)