APAICS | Regional Leadership Academy | Orlando, FL
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Regional Leadership Academy | Orlando, FL


The Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership and training program to further develop leadership skills, promote public service, and support impactful leaders in AAPI communities across the country as well as to deliver practical training and advice to those considering public office and local office-holders who seek higher office. The program also allows APAICS to partner with local community leaders to discuss current issues affecting the AAPI community in the region, provide leadership training, and develop the growing network of past APAICS program participants. Registration is free and food will be provided. Travel and lodging will not be provided for participants.


February 4-5, 2017: Orlando, Florida

Registration and Breakfast begins at 8 AM on February 4th, 2017


Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

If you have any questions or inquiries, please contact our Program Director Cathy He at cathy@apaics.org or (202) 296-9200.

Day 1 Schedule

Leadership & Political Training

Day 2 Schedule

Policy Summit

The program consists of interactive political training with topics ranging from, planning your campaign, fundraising strategies and tips, to media training.

  • Planning Your Campaign
  • Working with the Media
  •  Fundraising 101
  •  Ethics Training
  • Practicing Your Stump Speech
  • Serving Your Constituency

Join federal, local and community stakeholders in policy round table discussions on issues concerning the local city and the greater regional area.

  • Health Care: Zika Virus, ACA, and Medicaid Expansion
  • Jobs/Entrepreneurship
  • Immigration







Southwest is the official airline of APAICS Regional Leadership Academy