2016 Annual Dinner

2016 Annual Dinner

Your Voice, Your Vote Workshop

DATE: AUGUST 1ST, 2015  |  1-4PM
LOCATION: SHERATON LAGUARDIA EAST HOTEL
ADDRESS: 135-20 39TH AVENUE, 2ND FLOOR (PHOENIX WEST BALLROOM), FLUSHING, NY, 11354

  • Are Asian American voice being heard in elections?
  • Does discrimination still affect our community?
  • How well are Asian Americans represented in government?

This August marks 50 years since the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Come join us for a discussion about Asian Americans and civic engagement. 

Workshops will be held in English, Chinese, and Korean. Lunch will be provided.

To register, CLICK HERE.

RSVP to Julia Chung at 718-460-5600 x307

APAICS New York Regional Leadership Academy

Regional Leadership Academy Training & Policy Summit

October 2-3, 2015
Google
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.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!!!

For questions about the APAICS Regional Training Academy, please contact Amy Watanabe at leadershipacademy@apaics.org or call 202-296-9200.

Hosted by: Google 

Sponsors:

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

AALDEF Lunar New Year Gala, Feb. 23

SAVE THE DATE!
Monday, February 23, 2015
Year of the Ram

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Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Lunar New Year Gala & Justice in Action Awards Presentation

2015 Justice in Action Award Recipients

John W. Kuo
Varian Medical Systems
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Jessica Hagedorn
Novelist, poet, and playwright

Neal Katyal
Hogan Lovells
Partner

Emcees: Juju Chang & Sree Sreenivasan

PIER SIXTY, Chelsea Piers, NYC
6:00 PM Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 PM Dinner

For more information or to purchase tickets,
email events@aaldef.org or call 212.966.5932.