The CAUSE Leadership Council & Network moves the Asian Pacific American (APA) community forward through education, networks, and advancement.
The CAUSE Leadership Network is an invitation-only, membership program and platform for next generation leaders to channel skills, expertise and passion for the purpose of cross-sector advancement and the empowerment of APA communities. Through opportunities for key connections, knowledge-sharing, and dialogue, CLN is a space dedicated to the mutual advancement of emerging APA leaders across all sectors. CLN members are committed to creating space for and driving our collective APA community forward.
Increase representation at the executive leadership level
Foster tri-sector collaboration
Change the civic landscape in Southern California to reflect a more cohesive AANHPI community
Support other Network members with personal and career advancement
Collaborate and communicate to address community issues
Interest in advancing the interests of the APA community
Possesses recognized experience and influence
Proven track record of community leadership
Upholds CAUSE Leadership Qualities*
Ability to contribute the Three T’s: Time, Treasure, Talent
All-member Retreat: Day of dialogue to create stronger bonds between members, knowledge-map, and to set a collective agenda for the year.
Reception: An introduction of the CAUSE Leadership Network to the broader community. The Reception will provide a platform of visibility for Network members. Invited attendees will include corporate executive officers, nonprofit executive directors, head hunters, press, etc.
4 Network Sessions (dinners, receptions, training workshops, dialogues, and more): Provides a platform for members and distinguished guest speakers to engage one another on relevant industry and community issues, challenges and concerns through skill-shares and skill-building.
Year End FUNdraiser & Next Gen Awards: A (fun)draiser to showcase hidden member talents and celebrate CLN accomplishments.
Résumé Book: To be shared with top civic leaders, organizations, headhunters, and more.
Resource & File Sharing: The skills, tools, and access you didn’t know you needed to enact the change you want to create.
Broader Partnerships: Bridge-building with organizations to elevate members (e.g. through appointments, media coverage, leadership positions, etc.)
CAUSE Leadership Council
API Forward Movement
Director of Scheduling
Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Director, Government Relations & Public Affairs
Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling
The Honorable Thomas Wong
San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
Important Dates & Deadlines
|Leadership Network Retreat||Saturday, March 9, 2019|
|Leadership Network Reception||Wednesday, March 27, 2019|
|Leadership Network Session 1||Wednesday, May 5, 2019|
|Leadership Network Session 2||Wednesday, July 24, 2019|
|Leadership Network Session 3||Wednesday, September 18, 2019|
|Leadership Network Session 4||Wednesday, October 2, 2019|
|Leadership Network Closing Awards / Fundraising Event||Wednesday, November 13, 2019|