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 for Elected Officials was established in 1999 to provide Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) elected officials with the skills and resources needed to excel in their current office as well as prepare them for opportunities to advance into higher office.

National Leadership Academy

The APAICS National Leadership Academy for Elected Officials was established in 1999 to provide Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) elected officials with the skills and resources needed to excel in their current office as well as prepare them for opportunities to advance into higher office.

Regional Leadership Academy

The APAICS Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training and policy summit for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community stake holders and those seeking to run for elected office at all levels across the country.

Regional Leadership Academy

The APAICS Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training and policy summit for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community stake holders and those seeking to run for elected office at all levels across the country.

Congressional Fellowship Program

The APAICS Congressional Fellowship Program offers full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, DC, providing exceptional graduates and young professionals with an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members in a congressional office.

Congressional Fellowship Program

The APAICS Congressional Fellowship Program offers full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, DC, providing exceptional graduates and young professionals with an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members in a congressional office.

Summer Internship

The APAICS Summer Internship Program is an eight-week program that provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to work in Washington. D.C., and experience American politics and public policy.

Summer Internship

The APAICS Summer Internship Program is an eight-week program that provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to work in Washington. D.C., and experience American politics and public policy.

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 | July 12, 2019

When

July 12-13, 2019

Where

Seattle, WA

Upcoming Event | July 25, 2019

Bringing powerful AAPI women together to share, to inspire, and to take bold action towards creating a more representative democracy.

When

July 25, 2019

Where

Ronald Reagan Building
Room: Pavilion
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

Upcoming Event | July 26, 2019

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

When

July 26-27, 2019

Where

The George Washington University
Cloyd Heck Marvin Center
Continental Ballroom
800 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052

Upcoming Event | August 23, 2019

When

August 23-24, 2019

Where

Twin Cities, MN

Upcoming Event | September 27, 2019

When

September 27-28, 2019

Where

Central Valley, CA