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Leadership in Action Summer Internship

Leadership in Action (LIA) is an eight-week paid summer internship program designed to develop emerging young leaders by providing college students with practical leadership skills and the opportunity to work hands-on in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in Southern California.

Program Length and Stipend June 16 through August 8, 2014. Interns will receive $2,500 for successful completion of the program and are responsible for their own housing, transportation, and insurance.

Who Should Apply? College students or recent graduates with prior experience in API communities, a passion for learning and growing leadership skills, an interest in gaining work experience in an API community-based nonprofit organization

Deadline: Monday, March 10, 2014

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Nancy Yap
Director of Development
Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP)
Office:  213.485.1422 x 4119
Work Mobile:  213.361.7844




Leadership and Professional Development Opportunity
For Asian Pacific American Youth in Los Angeles


Location: The Almansor Court: 700 S. Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
Date: March 8, 2014
Time: Registration – 8am / Orientation – 8:30am / Workshop – 9-11:30am
Luncheon – 12noon – 3pm
Qualification: Students between ages of 15 to 20 with at least one parent of Asian heritage
Fee: $50 (includes breakfast, registration, training materials, and luncheon)

International Leadership Foundation (ILF) L.A. Chapter will be hosting a half-day leadership workshop on March 8th at Almansor Court in Alhambra, located on 700 S. Almansor Street, Alhambra, CA 91801. This workshop is intended for students between the ages of 15-20, who are interested in becoming a 21st century leader. In this Leadership Training Program, students will participate in an interactive training session sponsored by the “LEAP”, the Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc.  LEAP has offered programs and workshops of varying lengths for Asian Americans and non-Asian Americans in all sectors. Inspired by LEAP's training, many graduates have furthered their careers, forged coalitions, and founded organizations.

On March 8, 2014, participating students will also be invited to attend the Third Annual Inauguration of ILF, LA Chapter Advisory Board. We are honored to have Peter Guber to be our keynote speaker at the luncheon. Mr. Guber is a leading film producer who has produced or executive-produced multiple films which have received Best Picture Academy Award nominations, including Rain Man (winning film), and several box office hits which include The Color Purple, Midnight Express, Batman, Flashdance and The Kids Are All Right.  He is currently the Chairman/CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group, and past Chairman/CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Polygram Entertainment. 

International Leadership Foundation Is Accepting Applications for 2014 Summer Civic Fellowship Program in Washington D.C.

The International Leadership Foundation (ILF) announces that the application process for the 2014 Civic Fellowship Program is now open. Every year, ILF’s selection committee identifies approximately 30 outstanding Asian Pacific American college students who spend eight to ten weeks interning at a federal agency in Washington D.C. during the summer.

Students who accept the fellowship are known as Civic Fellows, will receive a stipend of 2,000 dollars, attend weekly leadership seminars on Capitol Hill and gain valuable, firsthand working knowledge of the American government system. Fellows are responsible for their own travel, housing and living expenses. Based on the interests and majors of selected Civic Fellowship candidates, ILF will work to place them with over a dozen federal agencies, as well as limited placements in congressional offices and the White House.

Undergraduate students of Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage who are United States citizens and possess a GPA of 3.0 and above are eligible for this fellowship. Applications must be submitted by February 1, 2014. To learn more or submit an application, visit