An American organization that supports Asian children is inviting Indian American students from public high school to submit their applications and take part in a youth leadership program in New York City
The Asian American Student Advocacy Project (ASAP), is a project of the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF). They are now accepting applications for the Asian American Student Advocacy Project Class of 2008-2009!
The ASAP is a leadership program for Asian Pacific American (APA) high school students who want to learn how to make positive changes in the APA community. ASAP student leaders identify issues and challenges facing Asian Pacific American youth and build campaigns around the identified issues.
ASAP seeks NYC public high school students of Asian descent. To be eligible, you must be
Currently passing your classes
Enrolled as a high school student in Fall 2008
Able to attend the summer orientation the week of August 25, 2008
Able to attend ASAP sessions every week from October 2008 to May 2009, (with breaks for holidays)
Interested in creating positive change in the school system and in the community
To apply, complete the application form (with recommendation letter) and return it to CACF by hand, mail, fax, or e-mail by July 11, 2008. Interested students must submit an application with a letter of recommendation by July 11, 2008. Click here for the application letter.
Summer orientation runs from August 25 to 30. School-Year Program takes place one day per week after school for 30 weeks from Oct 2008 - May 2009.
The contact information of CACP is provided below:
Address: 50 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY10004