The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies Hosts
National Gala for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May
APAICS Celebrates Milestones of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community
Washington, D.C. - Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies(APAICS) to host 18th annual Gala Awards Dinner entitled Milestones: Journeying Forward on May 8th at The Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This APAICS Gala Awards Dinner is the premier, national event for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community--the fastest growing racial group in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
WHAT: 18th annual Gala Awards Dinner, entitled Milestones: Journeying Forward WHEN: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton, Washington DC
WHO: Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS)
CONFIRMED GUESTS:U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu and U.S. Congressman Mike Honda.
U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye is scheduled to attend. In past years, gala keynote speakers and honorees have included luminaries such as
President Bill Clinton, Secretary Gary Locke, Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Senator Daniel K. Akaka, Congressman Mike Honda, and current Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Chair Congresswoman Judy Chu.
Floyd Mori, national executive director of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)Karen Narasaki, former president and executive director of the
Asian American Justice Center (AAJC)
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA)
C.C. Yin, McDonald's Owner/Operator, founder of Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA), and co-founder of McDonald's Asian McDonald's Operator's Association (AMOA)
HOST: EverGlobe Partners, LLC
MEDIA RSVP: Space is limited. Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or (219) 627-2427
Milestones will take place during a celebratory week of events that will draw the largest gathering of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) ever in our nation's capital. We expect approximately 1,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander community, government and business leaders to be in attendance. HONOREES: Community Leadership