Asian Pacific American Community Development Conference

Posted on April 25, 2003

From: “Leah Kalinosky”

The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development


Registration form attached; please visit our website for each day’s schedule.

National CAPACD 4th Annual National Convention
“RISE UP! Local Voices Gathering Strength”
April 30 – May 2, 2003

Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
400 New Jersey Ave. Washington, DC 20001 w 202.737.1234

. Join hundreds of Asian American Pacific Islander community based
and community economic development organizations in Washington DC!

. Attend our Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus.

. Raise your voice with other national organizations in a Day
of Justice and in Solidarity rallies and advocacy events in DC.

. General Sessions and Workshops focused on AAPI community
economic development projects and campaigns, accessing federal resources, and action research and current policy information.

SPEAKERS (Partial List)
Warren Furutani, President
L.A. Community College District Board of Trustees

Angela Oh, Esq.
Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission

Hon. Carolyn Peoples, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Shanna Smith, Executive Director
National Fair Housing Alliance


Exchange information, resources, and experiences between “established” and
“emerging” community organizations in working with a growing and diverse
AAPI population.

Build new and strengthen existing partnerships between elected officials,
educational and research institutions, national intermediaries, government
agencies, and other community based organizations.

Further develop your skills and organizational capacity in community development workshops led be established neighborhood practitioners, advocates, foundations, community organizers, researchers and technical assistance providers.

Meet members of Congress, federal officials and policy makers to discuss key
federal and state policies affecting AAPI communities.

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development
1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Ste. 730
Washington, DC 20036
tel. 202.223.2442
fax. 202.223.4144

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