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5.29.2012

white house/ecaasu youth summit, july 6

This one's for all you students... The White House Office of Public Engagement and the East Coast Asian American Student Union invite you to participate in a Youth Summit aimed at engaging, educating and empowering youth in the AAPI community.

It's happening Friday, July 6 at the White House in Washington D.C. Space is limited, so you have to apply to participate. Here's some more information:
Dear Student and/or Recent Graduate,

The White House Office of Public Engagement (WH OPE) and the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) cordially invites you to a Youth Summit on Friday, July 6, 2012, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM at The White House, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, D.C.

The aim for this Youth Summit is to:
-Engage today’s youth to have a more active voice in civic and political engagement
-Educate today’s youth about important issues facing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community,
-Empower the youth to take action in their respective communities/campuses.

In order to ensure participation from all regions of the country, please submit an application by June 1, 2012 at 12:00 pm. Limited number of seats are available, so please fill out your application as soon as possible.

Please complete the application at http://www.ecaasu.org/site/youth-summit/.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at nicole.fink@ecaasu.org.

Best,
Eddie Lee, WH OPE
Gautam Raghavan, WH OPE
Jason Tengco, WH OPE

Nicole Fink, ECAASU
Michelle Horikawa, ECAASU
June Kao, ECAASU
Melinda Wang, ECAASU
Sounds like a really cool opportunity. Applications are due by Friday, June 1. If you're interested in participating, complete the online application here.

UPDATE: Due to the overwhelming number applications received, the White House Office of Public Engagement and the East Coast Asian American Student Union have opened up 50 more spots for the Youth Summit. Thus, the application deadline has been extended to June 6, 2012 at 12:00pm. To apply to attend the Summit, go here.