Got plans for AAPI Heritage Month? The White Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders invites you to Connect, Share and Mobilize at the first-ever White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, happening May 12 at The George Washington University in Washington DC.
The Summit will be an all-day convening of senior federal officials and community leaders. The day will include panel discussions, conversations, interactive sessions on a variety of issues, plus performances by distinguished AAPI artists. The event is free and open to public. Registration just went live.
Here are some more details about the Summit:
White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium
730 21st Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20052
Please join us for the White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on May 12, 2015 at The George Washington University in Washington, DC!
Held during Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, this Summit will be an unprecedented and historic all-day convening of senior federal officials and community leaders. The day will include conversations with federal officials and AAPI leaders, performances by distinguished AAPI artists, and interactive sessions on diverse issues including economic growth, education, health care, civil rights, and immigration. The Summit will celebrate President Obama’s leadership, showcase Administration policies and programs that have supported the AAPI community over the past six years, and outline priorities for the next two years and decades to come.As a participant, you will have the opportunity to Connect, Share, and Mobilize:
1. Connect. Interact with federal and community leaders from across the country working on various issues to advance the AAPI community.
2. Share. Discuss your own experiences, stories, and priorities with leaders and other participants.
3. Mobilize. Gain tools to mobilize your communities to expand opportunity for AAPIs everywhere.
Your participation in the Summit will be vital as we continue our work together to improve the quality of life for AAPIs.
The Summit is free of charge and open to the public.
Hope to see you at the Summit! For further information, visit the general Summit page. To register, go here.