National Leadership Academy
Apply to the 2023 National Leadership Academy!
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.
Participants who are also interested in attending the 2023 Women's Collective Summit should be sure to indicate their interest when asked on the application, as lodging and airfare coverage will be adjusted accordingly.
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
Dates: July 28-29, 2023
Training from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET
Community Reception from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET on July 28, 2023
Planning your Campaign
Costs Covered by APAICS
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.
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.
Full two-day attendance of the National Leadership Academy is required to receive the program benefits.
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
May 26, 2023. by 11:59pm ET
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National Leadership Academy alumni include Members of Congress, State Senators and Representatives, Mayors, City Council Members, and other distinguished leaders.
Congressman Charles K. Djou