Headlines | Jul 1

In the News: APAICS Summer Interns Hard at Work

Washington, D.C.--Amidst the Washington summer heat, 13 Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) students have arrived to learn how Washington works. These interns will become a part of the Tri-Caucus organizations that will bond together over the coming eight weeks either working in a congressional office, federal agency, or a non-profit organization.

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Headlines | Jun 25

DC Fever

As someone from the suburbs in the Midwest, I got hit by D.C. fever a few weeks into my internship. Not only do I love my internship on Capitol Hill and the people in my office, but I also love the excitement of everything that is happening around me.

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Headlines | Jun 25

Having a Seat at the Table

One of the perks of being an intern is going to many conferences for free! This week, one of the conferences I volunteered at was the Asian American Justice Center’s Advancing Justice Conference. The theme of the conference is "Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders United in Strength." In a keynote address, former Secretary Norman Mineta wisely said that it is not just having a seat at the table, but it is what we do at the table: "Don’t define in advance your seat at the table. We have no single seat at the table. We’re qualified to sit anywhere. We just have to make sure we don’t forget to bring who we are to the table."

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Headlines | May 3

New APAICS Blog!

Our blog was created to showcase a wide range of APAICS content, including: Stories on Asian Pacific American elected officials, political candidates, and public figures Recaps...

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Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

APAICS 27th Annual Awards Gala

Thursday, May 13, 2021 Pre-show 5:30 PM ET | General Program 6:00 PM ET