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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-296-9200.
Hosted by: Google
- National Education Association
- California Teachers Association
- Southwest Airlines (Southwest Airlines is the official airline of the APAICS Regional Leadership Academy)
SAVE THE DATE!
Monday, February 23, 2015
Year of the Ram
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
Novelist, poet, and playwright
Emcees: Juju Chang & Sree Sreenivasan
PIER SIXTY, Chelsea Piers, NYC
6:00 PM Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 PM Dinner