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Register Now: Southeast Regional Action Summit
3/16/2012 9:00 AM
Southeast Regional Action Summit
Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Venue: Cox Hall, Emory University
According to the 2010 Census, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) comprise 3.2% of the population in Georgia, experiencing an 82% growth since 2000. Other Southeastern states have experienced rapid AAPI population growth as well: Alabama: 71%, Florida: 71%, South Carolina: 64%, Tennessee: 61%. The AAPI Southeast Regional Action Summit will convene principal Obama Administration officials for a day of open dialogue, in which participants from the community and government will work together to create an action plan for empowering the AAPI community. During the summit, participants will:
Establish a space where community leaders can inform the Obama Administration about issues of concern to the AAPI community;
Learn about federal resources and programs available and develop solutions to address these issues; and
Develop opportunities for community leaders to inform one another about innovative approaches to meet the needs of AAPI communities across the country.
The summit is free and open to the public until full. Registration is required to attend: http://www.whitehouse.gov/webform/aapi-southeastern-regional-action-summit.