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With the November 2014 election is fast approaching, APACE and APIAVote presents the Norman Y. Mineta Leadership Institute for the community to learn how Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are a political force in King County. Be part of the effort to increase voter participation and learn how it can make a real impact on issues such as employment discrimination, immigration, the economy, education, and health care.

Non-profit organizations and volunteers interested in increasing civic engagement will leave the training with real tools. At the Norman Y. Mineta Leadership Institute, participants will learn about effective voter mobilization and communications strategies, national and regional voting trends, and how to engage in interactive workshops and contribute in local planning.

The goals of the training are to provide a framework for civic engagement and political organizing and provide participants with organizing tools to effectively build civic engagement programs in Asian American communities.

Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu will deliver a keynote speech at the event.

Norman Y. Mineta Leadership Institute
Saturday, July 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
ACRS Gym, 3639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. Seattle WA 98144
Featuring Trainers: Jennifer Pae and Amy Hang
Free of charge but you must RSVP at http://www.apiavote.org/events

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