Regional Leadership Academy


The APAICS Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training event for current elected officials, individuals seeking to run for public office, and community stakeholders. The leadership and political training curriculum is tailored to the region utilizing local talent and expertise.

The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) works with local organizations in the area to bring together public officials, private sector and community members to discuss current issues affecting the AAPI community in the local region.

2019 Regional Leadership Academies

Seattle, Washington


Twin Cities, Minnesota

August 23-24, 2019

Central Valley, California


Northern Virginia, Virginia


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Sign up to receive updates on upcoming APAICS Regional Leadership Academies; 2-day trainings in various cities across the nation, in which APAICS works with current AAPI elected officials and prospective candidates to run a campaign.

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Southwest is the official airline of APAICS Regional Leadership Academy

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Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

Building the Pipeline for Asian American & Pacific Islander Political Leaders