The AAPIC’s annual Advocacy Day at the State House serves to connect local community organizations with the State. The event features panel discussions on topics such as health disparities, problem gambling, data disaggregation, and immigration policies & legislation impacting AAPI communities.
Health & Human Services
The AAPIC’s Health & Human Services committee aims to address health disparities within the AAPI community. The committee has convened health care summits and workshops to provide multilingual access to healthcare resources.
Young Leaders Symposium
The AAPIC’s Young Leaders Symposium introduces Asian American and Pacific Islander students and young professionals to leadership and service in the public sector. The half-day symposium will feature speakers and workshops on topics such as running for office, understanding how a bill becomes law, careers in government, Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in politics, and more. Through the Symposium seeks to identify and support the development of future AAPI leaders.
The AAPIC’s traveling Resource Fair brings information on state and federal resources to Asian American and Pacific Islander residents around Massachusetts. These resources include information and support on topics such as equal employment, consumer protection, career planning, health awareness, small business administration, housing opportunities, and more. The Commission developed its replicable Resource Fair model to bring our government closer to the people it serves and support local communities.
The AAPIC is committed to supporting policies and legislation that uplift the AAPI community. Please view our Policy Priorities page, for more information on the AAPIC’s legislative priorities.