Las Vegas Regional Leadership Academy

About the Regional Leadership Academy

The APAICS Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training event for community stakeholders, individuals seeking to run for public office, current elected officials, and those with an interest in policymaking or social justice.

The Las Vegas Regional Leadership Academy is co-hosted in partnership with the Asian Community Development Council (ACDC). APAICS and the ACDC are proud to deliver programming that is consists of interactive political training with topics ranging from developing your campaign plan, communications, digital organizing, power mapping, volunteer recruitment and management, and fundraising.


The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is a non-partisan, non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American participation and representation at all levels of the political process, from community service to elected office. To learn more about APAICS, please visit:

About ACDC

The mission of the Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is to improve the general well-being and education of the Asian, Pacific Islander and other ethnic communities in Nevada. The ACDC will promote, foster, champion and advocate for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the greater Nevada community. To learn more about the ACDC:


The academy will take place all day on Friday, January 31, 2020 & Saturday, February 1, 2020.

There will also be a community reception on the evening of Friday, January 31.


The full schedule will be provided with exact times closer to the event date.

Rough timings are as follows:


Training: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Community Reception: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Training: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm



2610 S Jones Blvd #3, Las Vegas, NV 89146

Cost of Attendance

There is a small fee of $25 to attend the academy. Upon acceptance, program participants will be asked to pay this amount. The fee covers the entire training, breakfast and lunch both days, and the reception on Friday evening.

If you are unable to pay the $25, scholarship options are available.

Deadline to apply

Unfortunately, this Regional Leadership Academy has already passed.

For additional information, please contact us at or 202-296-9200.

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