Newsletter: September 2022

APAICS in Conversation

APAICS in Conversation is an exciting series of 30 minute, virtual fireside chats to learn and hear from public service leaders in various fields.

Join us October 5, 2022 at 2pm ET for APAICS in Conversation with Virginia Kase Solomón, CEO of the League of Women Voters.

The League of Women Voters (LWV) is a nonpartisan, grassroots nonprofit dedicated to empowering everyone to fully participate in our democracy. With active Leagues in all 50 states and more than 750 Leagues across the country, we engage in advocacy, education, litigation, and organizing to protect every American’s freedom to vote.

Register now to get more information and attend our next event!


Meet the Newest APAICS Staff

Nicole Lin - Staff Assistant

Nicole is a graduate of the University of Michigan with degrees in Political Science and International Studies. While there, she advocated for undocumented issues, was involved with the Roosevelt Institute where she lobbied for progressive policies to Michigan State Legislatures, and interned for the City of Lansing as a City Council Intern. Learn More Here.


Helen Cecile Nowatka - Operations Associate

Helen Cecile graduated from Lewis & Clark College where they studied Asian Studies and Chemistry. They recently participated in the 74th annual Japan-America Student Conference (JASC), and plan to continue their involvement with JASC as a member of the American executive committee. Learn More Here.


APAICS Candids Podcast

Listen to APAICS President and CEO Madalene Mielke speak with Former Guam Senator Régine Biscoe Lee about her career, her family, and finding balance amidst all her responsibilities here.


COVID-19 Resources

APAICS has partnered with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) to curate and disseminate the most updated COVID-19 resources created for and by the Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AA & NH/PI) communities. These resources include guides and FAQs on COVID-19 transmission, prevention, and vaccinations, and are available in multiple AA & NH/PI languages.

Featured Resource:

CDC Recommends the First Updated COVID-19 Booster