Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

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APAICS

Our Mission

The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is a national non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American participation and representation at all levels of the political process, from community service to elected office. APAICS programs focus on developing leadership, building public policy knowledge, and filling the political pipeline for Asian Pacific Americans to pursue public office at the local, state, and federal levels.

Our Programs

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National Leadership Academy

The APAICS National Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training event for current elected officials, individuals seeking to run for public office, and community stakeholders.

National Leadership Academy

The APAICS National Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training event for current elected officials, individuals seeking to run for public office, and community stakeholders.

Regional Leadership Academy

The Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training event for current elected officials, individuals seeking to run for public office, and community stakeholders.

Regional Leadership Academy

The Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training event for current elected officials, individuals seeking to run for public office, and community stakeholders.

Congressional Fellowship Program

The Congressional Fellowship is designed for young AAPI professionals looking to increase their experience in public policy and service.

Congressional Fellowship Program

The Congressional Fellowship is designed for young AAPI professionals looking to increase their experience in public policy and service.

Congressional Internship

The Congressional Internship is designed for AAPI undergraduate aged students looking to increase their experience in public policy and service.

Congressional Internship

The Congressional Internship is designed for AAPI undergraduate aged students looking to increase their experience in public policy and service.

Women’s Collective

The Women’s Collective aims to build a community that inspires and supports AAPI women to become politically engaged.

Women’s Collective

The Women’s Collective aims to build a community that inspires and supports AAPI women to become politically engaged.

Our Resources

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AAPI Elected Officials 2020

AAPI individuals who were elected officials during the 2019-2020 cycle

AAPI Candidates 2018

AAPI individuals who were candidates for elected office during the 2017-2018 cycle

Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Event | September 27, 2019

When

September 27-28, 2019

Where

The Fresno Center
4879 E Kings Canyon Rd.
Fresno, CA 93727

Upcoming Event | May 1, 2020

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

Multiple Events

Checkout our calendar to see all events for the month of May. Some require RSVP, while others are open networking events.

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Upcoming Event | May 19, 2020

The summit brings together non-profit and corporate leaders, subject matter experts, as well as local and federal elected officials for a day of bipartisan policy discussions that affect the AAPI community and the nation at large.

When

May 19-20, 2020

Where

Renaissance Washington, DC
999 9th St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Upcoming Event | May 19, 2020

The annual APAICS Awards Gala Dinner is the premier event in Washington, D.C. to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The evening honors Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders, both current and pioneers, and recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that continue to politically empower the AAPI community.

When

May 19, 2020
Reception – 5:30 pm
Dinner – 7:00 pm

Where

Renaissance Washington, DC
999 9th St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Upcoming Event | May 21, 2020

The Military Leadership Luncheon is dedicated to promoting leadership diversity and Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in our troops. Active members and veterans of our Armed Forces have the opportunity to learn how to utilize skills and prior leadership experiences to contribute to personal and professional development in the future. Promoting diversity in the military encourages and strengthens the voice of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders throughout our nation.

When

May 21, 2020
12:00 PM

Where

Washington, DC

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Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

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