White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) Opportunities

Apply To Be a 2015-2016 WHIAAPI E3! Ambassador

WHIAAPI is pleased to launch the application for its E3! Ambassadors Program for the 2015-2016 year. The E3! Ambassadors Program equips young leaders with the opportunity to work with the federal government to brainstorm and implement their own unique ideas to help improve the overall quality of life for AAPIs across the country in the areas of education, mental health, pathways to public service, and immigration. The 2014 inaugural class of 31 E3! Ambassadors came from 29 different cities and hosted more than 55 events during the 2014-2015 year to educate, engage, and empower their campuses and communities. The deadline to apply is August 9, 2015. Read more.

Application Deadline Extended for Fall 2015 Internship Program

The application deadline for the WHIAAPI Fall 2015 Internship Program has been extended to August 7. Interns at the Initiative are responsible for assisting the staff on a wide range of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) issues and priorities.  In addition, interns will help write policy memos and proposals, draft blogs, assist with communications and social media, coordinate and staff events, and conduct outreach to national and local AAPI organizations and leaders. WHIAAPI Seattle interns will focus primarily on expanding AAPI regional engagement efforts through effective outreach and event planning. Read more.

Young AAPI Leaders Convene for the Fifth White House AAPI Youth Forum

On July 9, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), the White House Office of Public Engagement (OPE), and the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) hosted the fifth White House AAPI Youth Forum and launched the second year of the Initiative’s E3! Ambassadors youth engagement program. Over 150 young AAPI leaders attended the event, along with leaders in the Administration and community organizations throughout the country. Read more.

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