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Newsletter: January 2021




Happy New Year! Welcome to 2021


Dear APAICS Supporters,

2020 was a year that challenged us all. Adapting all of our programs and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events to a virtual platform was no easy feat. Yet, we managed to provide the content and community you expect from APAICS while maintaining the safety of everyone’s well-being. I have immense gratitude for the support APAICS received from its event partners, sponsors, members of Congress, community partners, and most importantly YOU! We’re thrilled to share what APAICS has to offer as we continue to build our programming to expand the AAPI political pipeline in 2021. Whether it’s coming to our Appetite with APAICS events or leadership academies, we hope that you’ll continue to be a part of our community.


Please continue to support APAICS and stay tuned for more exciting events! Sincerely, Madalene Xuan-Trang Mielke APAICS President and CEO


How To: Run for Office


The “How To” series is a brand new APAICS video series that is a part of a monthly newsletter dedicated to teaching our monthly readers different ways to get involved in the political process.

Each newsletter, APAICS will release a “How To” video that will be available on our YouTube channel. Please don’t forget to like and subscribe! This month, learn how to run for office.


APAICS Congressional Swearing-in Ceremony Postponed


To all of our APAICS Supporters, we thank you for your patience. Due to ongoing changes in Congressional scheduling, APAICS is rescheduling the presentation of the Ceremonial Swearing-in of the Asian American and Pacific Islanders Members and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus of the 117th Congress.

Click here to watch the APAICS Swearing-in Ceremony.


A Conversation On Women’s Political Leadership


Due to Congressional scheduling this week, ReflectUS and Comcast NBCUniversal have decided to postpone the national event: “Conversation on Women’s Political Leadership” until Women’s History Month in March.

To stay up to date on this event, click here!


APAICS March Regional Leadership Academy


Are you interested in running for a municipal or state legislative office and want to learn what it takes? The APAICS Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training event for community stakeholders, individuals seeking to run for public office, and current elected officials. Join us on March 6-7, 2021 for this virtual training to learn more about developing a campaign plan and to connect with emerging leaders across the country. More information on registering for this training is forthcoming. To learn more about our Regional Leadership Academy, click here!


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