What is Youth Leadership Week?

Youth Leadership Week is a conference in Washington, D.C. that will be held Jun. 20-23, 2017. During the course of the week, attendees will learn about leadership and advocacy in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and beyond. Participate in workshops, collaborate with students from across the nation and work with nonprofit D.C.-based AAPI organizations that are paving the way for our communities!

What will you gain from YLW?

  • Learn hard skills to organize and advocate (balancing a budget, Excel skills, how to lobby/advocate for pressing issues)
  • Enhance your knowledge of key AAPI issues and initiatives
  • Meet your congress representatives

Read more on our programming page!


Registration is up on our website here. Be sure to also check out our Facebook event page!


YLW is made possible with the help of our sponsors: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates (OCA), Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) (APIACS) and Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote).