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8.12.2014

Apply to the Community Engagement Academy 2014

Community organizing and voter training training, August 22-24 in Los Angeles



Attention young leaders! Are you interested in empowering your community through voter engagement and community organizing? Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles invites you to the Community Engagement Academy 2014, a three-day community organizing and voter training geared towards building power in Asian America, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities in Southern California.

It's happening August 22-24 at the Asian Youth Center in San Gabriel. Here are some more details about the training:

Are you...

- between the ages of 18 and 30 years old?

- working or volunteering at an Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) serving organization?

- an immigrant and live in the San Gabriel Valley?

- planning on getting involved during the November 2014 elections?

- interested empowering your community through voter engagement and community organizing?

If any of the above apply to you, please join Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA (advancingjustice-la.org) at the Community Engagement Academy 2014, an annual 3-day community organizing and voter training geared towards building power in Asian America, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities in Southern California.

We are so excited to bring trainers from the Midwest Academy (midwestacademy.com) and Leadership Development in Intergroup Relations (ldir.org) to conduct our training.

Topics covered will include (1) power and identity, (2) community organizing, and (3) voter engagement and rights in conjunction with our Your Vote Matters 2014! campaign for the November 2014 General Election. Apply today at bit.ly/cea2014! Deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 by 5pm.

Date/time:
August 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2014
Everyday from 9am-5:30pm

Location:
Asian Youth Center
100 Clary Ave,
San Gabriel, CA 91776

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 13 at 5pm. Sorry for the short notice getting this up! But if you can apply in time, it sounds like a great opportunity. For further information about the Community Engagement Academy, see the application form and view the Facebook event.