June 19, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY
June 19th, 2020

Media Contact:
Jennifer Baik,
jbaik@apiavote.org | 202-780-8422
Chris Chan, cchan@ncapaonline.org | 303-619-4667

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICANS RELEASES POLICY PLATFORM IN LAUNCH OF APIAVOTE'S NATIONAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) join together with Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders to discuss the release of their 2020 Policy Platform and kick-off APIAVote’s 10-day National AAPI Leadership Summit. 

WHAT: NCAPA and prominent AAPI leaders will gather to discuss community engagement practices and present a comprehensive set of policy recommendations related to the AA and NHPI community. The platform covers issue areas that include

  • Immigration
  • Civil Rights 
  • Healthcare
  • Education 
  • Housing
  • AAPI Workers
  • Technology 

WHO: Programming includes

  • Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
  • Gregg Orton, Executive Director of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA)
  • Christine Chen, Executive Director of Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote)

WHEN: Monday, June 22nd, 4:00 PM ET on Zoom

WHERE: Join by phone or view the video via Zoom. Details will be provided after you RSVP. 

To maximize the functionality of Zoom, plan ahead, and download the desktop installer. Follow instructions to install the program, which is free for you as a guest. Click this link to learn more about how to join a meeting.   

RSVP here: apia.vote/townhall2020

Read more about the NCAPA Policy Platform here: ncapaonline.org/ncapa-policy-platform/

 

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About APIAVote: APIAVote is a national nonpartisan organization that works with partners to mobilize Asian American Pacific Islanders in electoral and civic participation. APIAVote envisions a world that is inclusive, fair, and collaborative, and where Asian American and Pacific Islander communities are self-determined, empowered, and engaged. See our website for more information at http://www.apiavote.org/

About NCAPA: Based in Washington, D.C., the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans is a coalition of 37 national Asian Pacific American organizations that serves to represent the interests of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and to provide a national voice for our communities’ concerns. Our communities are the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the United States, currently making up approximately six percent of the population.