Youth and Ambassadors

Looking to build AAPI power on your campus and in your community? Ready to mobilize your peers for the upcoming Midterm elections?

APIAVote is seeking passionate AAPI collegiate students and student organizations to participate in our 2022 Youth Ambassador Program!

The Ambassador Program will engage a cohort of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) student leaders to develop and implement a voter engagement program for their respective campuses and AAPI communities. The focus of the program is to build power for AAPI youth on college campuses and activate the AAPI community in civic and political participation.

Ambassadors will be key in coordinating volunteer and team recruitment, voter registration drives, get-out-the-vote programs on their campus, educating their campus community on current AAPI topics, and building sustainable programming on campus.

APIAVote will support Ambassadors through regular webinars and training, online hangouts, one-on-one advising, development of materials, technical assistance, and operational funding. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns – feel free to contact Julie Wu at

Youth Leadership Kickoff Call

We’re inviting all student leaders to join us at our Leadership Kickoff Call to learn about involvement opportunities at the upcoming Unity March, as well as special leadership development programs with APIAVote! On the call you’ll be able to ask APIAVote staff any questions and socialize with fellow youth leaders and organizers. Any club leadership, members, alumni, and sponsors are encouraged to join!. 

If you are a student interested in getting more involved with APIAVote, please fill out our Youth Engagement interest form at this link.


You can choose to attend one of the following sessions | REGISTER

  • June 15, 2022 6:00-7:00 PM EDT 

  • June 16, 2022 6:00-7:00 PM EDT


APIAVote Youth Summit

In conjunction with the 2022 Unity March, the first-ever large-scale Asian American led march, APIAVote is hosting a youth summit to prepare student leaders to mobilize for  record youth turnout at the polls this November and beyond. Join us for a full day of trainings, networking, and more at the Beacon Hotel! You can register here


Please note that attendees are required to be fully vaccinated, or they will need to present a negative COVID-19 test on each day of the summit. 



  • Friday, June 24 – Full day of trainings

  • Saturday, June 25 – Participation in Unity March


Unity March Information

Join us at the National Mall on Saturday, June 25th from 12-3pm to fight for democracy, representation, and racial & economic justice. Meet and hear from Asian Pacific Islander diaspora advocates, celebrities, and politicians, as well as leaders from our ally communities, on how we can advance socioeconomic equity, racial justice, and solidarity. 


Register to attend here. Learn more about the Unity March here.


Hotel Accommodations Raffle

The Unity March Accommodations Raffle gives the APIAVote community an opportunity to participate in a giveaway competition for free hotel accommodations during the weekend of the APIAVote Youth Summit and the Unity March. The raffle aims to alleviate some of the financial barriers of attending the two events in Washington D.C. 


Participate in the raffle giveaway by entering here!


Poster Making Session

Register here to participate in a sign-making party at 9 AM at the Capital Hilton(1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036) on Saturday, June 25th in preparation for the Unity March later that afternoon! 


Join the Unity March Youth Network on GroupMe

Want to stay in touch with your Youth Leadership Summit cohorts and communicate with one another on the ground during the Unity March? Join our GroupMe!

Youth Kickoff Call
Poster Making

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