APA Y-Advocate is a half-day interactive training for Asian Pacific American high school youth to cultivate the next generation of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders. Attendees will engage in activities that will help them develop leadership skills, discuss the importance of advocacy, and investigate concepts surrounding AAPI identity.
2019 Leadership Youth Awardees
The Jeannette Wang Awardee: Jasmine JiangThe Avon / Xiaochun Luo Awardee: Lucas LeeThe Jean Wood Chang Awardee: Sophia MullalyThe Donald and Kit Chu Awardee: Terence ChenThe Student Leadership Awardees: Devin Batheja, Holly Cheng, Julia Lin, Andrew Lu, Erxi Lu, Jesse Pollack, Michael Tu, Sabrina Vuong, Kevin Wang, Brian Wu, & Max Yang
2018 Leadership youth Awardees
The Jeannette Wang Awardee: Samantha YolandaThe Avon / Xiaochun Luo Awardee: Sandy ZhangThe Jean Wood Chang Awardee: Elise YoungThe Phi Lambda Awardee: Leo Peter Huy & Hana NamkangThe Student Leadership Awardees: Rachel Dong, Hannah Hong, Benjamin Hu, Nathan Huang, David Jiang, Evelyn Lee, Stacey Li, Jenny Liu, Jonathan Lloyd, Madhavu Shashank, Bryan Wei, Verna Yin, & Anna Zhang
2020 Leadership Youth Awardees
The Jeannette Wang Awardee: Euchin LimThe Avon / Xiaochun Luo Awardee: Leyuan LiuThe Jean Wood Chang Awardee: Mathena ChanThe Koo Family Community Engagement Awardees: Elizabeth Lagani & Medha MathurThe Phi Lambda Westchester Awardee: Aleksi ZeretskyThe Kho Family Golden Apple Awardee: Matthew MelegritoThe OCA-WHV Asian Student Endowed Scholarship Awardees at Westchester Community College: Caleb S. Yu & Henri WangThe Student Leadership Awardees: Rachel Del Fierro, Vivian Guo, Amy Hu, Yuri Kim, Sydney Lonker, Zoey Millstein, Luke Park, Joanna Wang, Richard Yan, & Brian Zhou
Admission is free! Registration below is required.