Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh Regional Leadership Academy is co-hosted in partnership with the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. APAICS and the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs 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.

About APAICS

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: www.apaics.org.

About the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

Established by Executive Order 2015-10, the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs is dedicated to ensuring that state government is accessible and accountable to the diverse Asian Pacific American communities in Pennsylvania.

The commission is composed of up to thirty volunteer members appointed by the governor for a term of two years.

To learn more about the the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs click here.

Dates

The academy will take place all day on Friday, March 6, 2020 & Saturday, March 7, 2020.

There will also be a community reception on the evening of Friday, March 6.

Schedule

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

Rough timings are as follows:

Friday

Training: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

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

Saturday

Training: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Location

TBD

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

Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11:59pm EST.

We will notify applicants no later than March 2, 2020 if they have been selected.

For additional information, please contact us at programs@apaics.org or 202-296-9200.

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