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10.22.2012

apply to the asian american women's political initiative's massachusetts legislative fellowship program

This is for Asian American women who attend college in the Boston area... The Asian American Women's Political Initiative invites you to apply to the fourth annual Massachusetts Legislative Fellowship Program.

The Fellowship provides Asian American women with the unique opportunity to participate in state policymaking and experience firsthand how the legislature works through a part-time internship at the State House. Here are some more details about the program:
Are you active in campus organizations? Do you volunteer in the larger community?

Do you want to learn leadership skills that will help you effect change for our communities?

Do you want to be a part of changing the face of government?

The Asian-American Women’s Political Initiative’s (AAWPI’s) Massachusetts Legislative
Fellowship Program provides Asian-American women with the unique opportunity to participate in state policymaking and experience firsthand how the legislature works through a part-time internship at the State House. Leadership trainings, issue briefings and additional programming with statewide government and civic leaders are organized to strengthen the internship experience and are designed to mentor and cultivate the next generation of political leaders and advocates in the Asian-American community. Unique to the program are discussions around Asian-American women identity and the issues affecting the Asian-American community and Asian-American women. Trainings and briefings are conducted through an Asian-American community lens, making connections between policymaking and our communities.
To participate, you must be a current student or recent graduate of a Massachusetts college or university. All majors are encouraged to apply. But you better be quick -- the application deadline is Friday, October 26. For further information, including fellowship details and instructions on how to apply, go to the AAWPI Facebook event page here.