Application is open until:

July 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. PST
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Chiao-Yun (Anny) Hsiao 
IRCO/Asian Family Center



2015-2016 Fellow Application 

The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Institute (APICLI) is now accepting applicants for its fourth cohort.

Please fill out the PDF application 
by July 6th, 2015
and email it to Chiao-Yun (Anny) at


Application Process

Please fill out the questions as listed.

Along with the PDF application, applicants will need to submit a listing of your work/volunteer/life experience or a resume and list two (2) references (name, title, organization, phone number, email)

Selection Criteria

Ability to attend 8 months of intensive workshop focused on leadership skill training, interest and readiness to speak out and build an API advocacy voice, interest and readiness to address racial and ethnic inequities, hold accountable relationships with an API community, value alliance building with/among other API communities

What Leadership Fellows Can Expect

Enhance core leadership skills through workshops rooted in Popular Education, a sound adult education philosphy/method, work with partner organizations through Action Projects to address API priorities, networking/mentoring from leaders in API communities and other communities of color, learn about racial/ethnic disparties in API communities and what we can do about it, develop advocay skills to improve outcomes for API communities

To learn more about the application process, please see the PDF Application.

APICLI was founded in 2011 to build leadership capacity of community leaders through collaboration and partnership between Asian and Pacific Islander communities to address racial and ethnic dispartities in leadership. The Institute is led by the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization/Asian Family Center (IRCO/Asian Family Center) in partnership with the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO). It is one of six culturally-specific leadership programs funded by the Meyer Memorial Trust through the Coalition of Communities of Color.

To learn more about the Institute's partner organizations, please visit:

IRCO/Asian Family Center:


Coalition of Communities of Color:


PDF Application available here


The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Institute