The California Democratic Party Asian Pacific Islander Caucus (CDP API Caucus) Rising Star Award recognizes outstanding emerging leaders in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community whose courage, service, and leadership demonstrate strong commitment to empowering the AAPI community in California.
The CDP API Caucus Rising Star Award recipients will be honored at the 2017 CDP State Convention (May 19-21, 2017, Sacramento) during the CDP API Caucus Meeting, featuring one female honoree and one male honoree. Exact date and time are forthcoming.
Deadline to submit nominations for the 2017 Rising Star Awards is FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017, 11:59 PM Pacific Time. For any questions, please email email@example.com.
QUALIFICATIONS & NOMINATION PROCESS:
An honoree for the CDP API Rising Star Award:(1) Is a California Democrat;(2) Is age 35 or under (before or at the 2017 CDP State Convention);(3) Has demonstrated a commitment to leadership and service in empowering the AAPI community civically and/or politically in California;(4) Is actively engaged in finding creative and innovative ways to increase AAPI political involvement among AAPI youth; and(5) Is encouraged to attend the CDP API Caucus meeting during the 2017 CDP Convention to receive the award.
Current CDP API Caucus Members may nominate more than one individual for the CDP API Caucus Rising Star Award. The CDP API Caucus Board will consider all nominees and finalize the award recipients. We encourage Caucus Members to nominate individuals of AAPI descent. However, that is not a requirement for a finalist to receive the award.
If you are not a member of the CDP API Caucus, or if you would like to renew your membership for 2017, please visit www.apicaucus.com/membership
Ms. Alissa Ko, President Emeritus, California Young DemocratsMs. Sonya Logman, Deputy Secretary of Business & Consumer Relations, California Business, Consumer Services and Housing AgencyHon. Ash Kalra, Member, San Jose City CouncilHon. Jamison Power, President, Westminster School District
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