2020 Presidential Town Hall Speakers Confirmed / APIA Vote Invitation to the 2020 National AAPI Leadership Summit, Workshops & Sessions

APIA Vote is presenting a few virtual events taking place over the next two weeks.

  1. The 2020 National AAPI Leadership Summit is taking place this week 6/22-6/25, and starts at 5pm ET and 7pm ET every evening (1 hour per session). Please browse the agenda and speakers, then register here: https://secure.everyaction.com/ang0paCN6kGqbjE9VAVjJQ2
  1. The 2020 Presidential Town Hall event with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Representative Judy Chu, Former Governor of Guam Eddie Baza Calvo, and journalists Amna Nawaz and Vicky Nguyen, will be taking place on Saturday 6/27 at 3pm ET. Please register at apia.vote/townhall2020 here:https://secure.everyaction.com/ang0paCN6kGqbjE9VAVjJQ2
  1. The APIA Vote Workshops & Sessions will be taking place throughout this week. You must register on the APIA Vote website here: https://secure.everyaction.com/ang0paCN6kGqbjE9VAVjJQ2

Join as many APIA workshops and sessions as you can.

There’s No Business Like Slow Business: Business Resilience Solutions for Small Businesses 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 @ 5:00 PM ET

National ACE will provide a summary of the AAPI policy recommendations and share upcoming programs in support of AAPI Small Businesses.  The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Karen Eng, Chair of the Board of Directors at National ACE and feature Special Guests: Small Business Administration, Local Chambers, and Small Business Owners.  Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Leadership, Asian American & Pacific Islander Audience Strategy, will be featured on this panel.


Caregiving During COVID-19
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 @ 5:00 PM ET

Are you caring for a loved one who is with you at home?  In an assisted living center or long-term care facility?  Long distance within the U.S.?  Long distance overseas?  Are you taking care of yourself during these stressful times? Join us to hear how to care under these new times. Presented by AARP.  Richard Lui, journalist and news anchor for MSNBC, as well as Erwin Tan, Director of Thought Leadership in Health, will be part of the panel.

Voices For Us, From Us: Working with Ethnic Media
Thursday, July 2, 2020 @ 5:00 PM ET

Over 2/3 of Asians are foreign born and Asian Americans have among the highest rates of limited English proficiency (35%).  We also find that 77% speak English and an additional language spoken at home.  There are over 800 traditional media organizations focusing on the growing U.S. Asian markets.  Various experts from this industry will share examples on how you can best work and engage with Asian ethnic press to get your message out for the 2020 elections and beyond. Tim Wang, Founder and Principal of TDW+Co, will be a speaker on this panel.

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