Monday, November 30, 2009

CAPAA and ACLF Launch Fellowship Program, Accepting Applications

The Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) are pleased to announce the launch of a Fellowship opportunity for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students to build their legislative and public policy analysis skills on issues affecting the Asian Pacific American community. Applications are currently being accepted for the January 2010 Fellowship program. Individuals selected to participate in the program will gain valuable job experience and an inside look at the government while building leadership skills. Upon completing the Fellowship, the Fellow, if eligible, will participate in ACLF’s Community Leaders Program, which further develops leadership skills through community based curriculum, project team-building and mentoring/networking opportunities.

The 2010 Fellowship program begins in January, and application review begins December 1; priority given to applications received by December 15; after December 15th; applications are considered on a space-available basis. Fellows will be placed in the agency’s Olympia office.

More information and the application can be found here.