National Leadership Academy

 

 

The application for the 2022 APAICS National Leadership Academy is closed. Please check back next year for information on the 2023 APAICS National Leadership Academy.

2022 APAICS National Leadership Academy

August 5-6, 2022

The APAICS National Leadership Academy is a two-day, non-partisan leadership training program for current elected officials and individuals seeking to run for public office. Established in 1999, the program provides AA & NH/PI candidates and elected officials with the skills and resources needed to succeed in their campaigns through an interactive leadership training program and guest speakers. 

 

Who should attend the National Leadership Academy? 

The National Leadership Academy is open to both elected officials seeking higher office and individuals who may be interested in running for elected office in the future.

Dates and Schedule

August 5

Training from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Community Reception from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

 

August 6

Training from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

 

Location

Washington, DC

Sample curriculum
  • Planning your Campaign

  • Communications

  • Fundraising

  • Digital Organizing

  • Power Mapping

  • Volunteer Management

 

Costs Covered by APAICS

Non-elected Attendees

Airfare travel will be provided by APAICS. Breakfast and lunch meals are included. Attendees who live more than 40 miles from Washington DC will receive a shared hotel room for two (2) nights (August 4-6). Attendees are expected to share a room with another attendee, and spouses are not permitted to stay in shared hotel rooms. Single rooms are available at an additional cost to the attendee. Individuals not traveling by airline are eligible for a $200 reimbursement toward non-airfare related travel expenses.

 

Elected Attendees

Breakfast and lunch meals are included. If the attendee is not eligible for complimentary airfare or hotel room outlined in the non-elected attendee section, attendee will be reimbursed for travel up to $200 for allowable travel expenses. Attendees traveling from a State or territory outside the continental United States are eligible for an additional travel reimbursement of up to $200. Elected officials should consult ethics rules for compliance.

 

All Attendees

Full two-day attendance of the National Leadership Academy is required to receive the program benefits. 

 

Eligibility

All applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, or individuals who are legally authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer.

 

Deadline to Apply

Friday, June 3, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT. 

 

We will notify applicants no later than Monday, June 6, 2022 if they have been selected.

 

For additional information, please contact us at programs@apaics.org.

 

Notable Alumni

National Leadership Academy alumni include Members of Congress, State Senators and Representatives, Mayors, City Council Members, and other distinguished leaders.

 

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Congressman Charles K. Djou

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MN Representative

Samantha Vang

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Congressman

Ted Lieu

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NYC Councilmember

Sandra Ung

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ID Representative

Sue Chew

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HI Representative

Patrick Branco

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