The APALF is committed to engaging the APA community in active civic participation by creating, supporting, building and strengthening the local community infrastructure to help prepare and train qualified APA leaders and emerging leaders for public service.
Encourage APAs to be active and become leaders in their local communities.Provide APA leaders with the tools and skills to make contributions to American civic life.Train current and future APA leaders for public service.Prepare APAs for elected and appointed office.Serve as a resource to APA public officials and community organizations.
In 2019, APALF will hold its Leadership and Candidate Training Bootcamp with 15 to 20 participants from across California. Training shall consist of 2 sessions:
Northern California – April 27 - 28, 2019
Southern California – May 18 - 19, 2019
Training sessions will include dialogue with elected officials and political consultants as well as hands-on skills-building activities. Topics include:
Leadership developmentMedia relationsCoalition buildingGrassroots organizingMessage development and deliveryVarious group projects will be conducted throughout the training program.
Participation in all sessions is mandatory.
Please complete the following fields below to be considered for the Leadership Bootcamp.