APAICS Regional Leadership Academy - Chicago


The APAICS Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership and political training program for Asian American and Pacific Islanders seeking to run for public office, current elected officials, and community stakeholders. The program includes interactive leadership and political training, networking opportunities and policy round-table discussions to bring together public officials, corporate executives and community members to discuss current issues affecting the AAPI community in the local region.

October 16-17, 2015

Day 1
8:00am - 6:00pm

30 S. Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60606

Leadership & Political Training:

-Campaign Planning: Getting Ready to Run
-Media Training by Kurthe Lampe
-Fundraising 101
-Ethics Training

Networking Reception (6:00pm-8:00pm)
Keynote: Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08)

Day 2
9:00am - 3:00pm

DLA Piper
203 North LaSalle Street, 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

Policy Summit
Topics covered will be immigration, education and economic development. Policy roundtables bring together leaders in government, corporate sector and the community to discuss current issues impacting the AAPI community in the local region.

*Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided both days.

*Please note the change in location for Day 2


Southwest Airlines is the official airline of the APAICS Regional Leadership Academy.

October 16, 2015 at 8:00am - October 18, 2015

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