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APAPA Team In The Community
October 2017
INSPIRE . ENGAGE . EMPOWER
The Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association is a leading local and national nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging and empowering the Asian Pacific Islander community in civic and public affairs.  
NATIONAL LEADERSHIP RETREAT

The 4th Annual National Leadership Retreat, hosted by founders CC & Regina Yin at their Yin Ranch in Vacaville in October was productive and insightful, with this year's theme "Celebrate Success!" Over 70 regional and chapter leaders participated in the engaging workshops, strategic planning, and exchange of new ideas. We are ready for 2018! 
APAPA INTERNSHIPS
APAPA's California State Capitol Internship Program is designed to prepare college students to become future leaders in the State of California. This program provides a unique opportunity to develop leadership skills, public policy experience, and become civically engaged.  


Email APAPAInternshipProgram@gmail.com with any questions. 

Mark Your Calendars! Internship Awards Gala on Saturday, April 7, 2018.
ANNUAL VOTERS FORUM
The spirit of unity was in the air as APAPA celebrated its 16th Annual Voters Forum! Outstanding diversity and community engagement! Highlights included special awards to State Controller Betty Yee and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, with great remarks by Congressman Ted Lieu and Mayor Darrell Steinberg, among others.  With American flags and ribbons waving in the air, candidates received thunderous applause and appreciation in the ballroom at California State University, Sacramento.


"We should never take peace, diversity, or inclusion for granted"
~ Sacramento Mayor Steinberg

NEW APAPA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
We are excited to welcome Glenn Fujii, National Executive Director for APAPA! Glenn brings over a decade of executive management experience as a prior officer of the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce. He is a strong advocate for teamwork and collaboration, with a focus on strategic planning for the future. 

To share your ideas or input, reach him by email at glennfujiiapapa@gmail.com
GRAND OPENING FOR NEW CHAPTERS
APAPA continues to make a difference in the greater community engaging and empowering voters and citizens.  
And, we continue to GROW - with more chapters springing up across the U.S.  
  • Seattle Chapter - October 22, 2017
  • Nevada Chapter - November 4, 2017
  • Houston Chapter - December 2, 2017
New APAPA website coming soon!
 (November 2017)
2017 VOTERS FORUM SPONSORS
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