The APALF Leadership and Candidate Training Bootcamp have served as the premier training program for Asian Pacific American political candidates since 2004. The APALF Bootcamp program has an unparalleled track record of success and has helped to launch the careers in public service for many of the APA community’s top political stars, including Attorney General Rob Bonta, Controller Betty T. Yee, Assemblymember Phil Ting, Assemblymember David Chiu, Assemblymember Evan Low, Assemblymember Phil Chen, and former LA City Councilmember David Ryu.
The Bootcamp is a two-weekend program, taking place in Northern and Southern California, that includes hands-on skills-building activities with top political consultants and dialogue with elected officials and political leaders.
Training topics include:
Participants are selected based on community involvement, commitment to public service and their ability to seek and win public office. For applicants already serving in public office, the APALF Bootcamp will help prepare them for greater roles and potentially advance to higher elected or appointed office.
Apply by August 25th for the September and October APALF Leadership and Candidate Training Bootcamp by filling out the application form below!