2019 Summit Agenda

NQAPIA 2019 National Leadership Summit

Hampton Inn Tropicana Las Vegas

Las Vegas August 22-25, 2019

DRAFT AGENDA

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22   – Off site
2pm – 5pm        Pre-Summit Conference Planning Meetings
DesiQ / KQTCon / Pacifika Gender Justice
Off site at Asian Community Development Council (ACDC)

 

7:00 – 10:00 pm    Welcoming Reception & Organizational Presentation
Introduce staff and trainers, Board
Groups present themselves and one success and one challenge.
People also introduce themselves and preferred gender pronouns.
Off site at Bally’s (Sponsored by Caesar’s Entertainment)

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23
9:00 – 10:00 am      Introduction to the Summit
Framing the weekend, Review goals, How we got here
Community Agreements & Funding Transparency

10:15 – 11:45 am     Workshop Session 1 – Select one

12 Noon – 2:15 pm     Working Luncheon Plenary: NQAPIA Membership Meeting

Building a Queer Asian Movement. Hear about NQAPIA’s work this year.  Present Strategic Plan. Break Out Groups:

  • Health & Healing Justice
  • Rise of the Right in Asian Community (WeChat & WhatsApp)
  • Immigrant’s Rights
  • Faith & Family Acceptance

2:30 – 4:00 pm     Workshop Session 2 – Select one

4:15 – 5:45 pm     Workshop Session 3 – Select one

7:00 – 9:00 am     Dinner

Off Site at Ping Pang Pong Restaurant in Gold Coast Hotel & Casino

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

9:00 – 10:00 am      Caucus Meetings and Clinics

Youth / Parents / Trans and GNC / Others

Funder Clinic and Legal Clinic

10:15 – 11:45 am     Workshop Session 4 – Select one

12 Noon – 3:00 pm     Luncheon Plenary: Taking Action  

Phone banking for Immigrant’s Rights (RFA), The LGBT Equality Act, and the Dream Act

3:30 – 5:00 pm     Workshop Session 5 – Select one

7:00 – 10:00 pm     Community Catalyst Awards Dinner and Fundraiser (off-site)

NQAPIA Member Awards, Entertainment, and Karaoke

Off Site at Bropards Filipino restaurant

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

9:00 – 10:00 am     Regional Caucuses
Bringing the Summit home and continuing the work.
Midwest/ The South/ Pacific Northwest / California / Northeast / Elsewhere. Announce plans for 2020 Regional Summits

10:15 – 11:45 pm     Closing Plenary:
Regional Report Backs, Evaluations, Final Reflections and Thank Yous

10:30, 11:30, 12:30     Transit to Airport

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm    Optional Workshop Session 6 – Select one

1:15 pm – 4:15 pm    NQAPIA Board: Fundraising Phone Bank

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 26
9:00 pm – 5:00 pm    NQAPIA National Board of Directors Meeting

WORKSHOP TOPICS:

  • Leadership Styles
  • Digital and Grassroots Fundraising Skills
  • LGBT Org Best Practices – Building Membership through Social, Political, Peer Support, and Educational Programming
  • Foundation Grants, Organizational Legal Liabilities, and Going 501(c)3
  • Conflict Resolution
  • One-on-One Organizing to Build a Team
  • Developing Leadership to Building Capacity
  • Fighting for Immigrants’ Rights in API and LGBTQ Communities
  • The Rise of the Right in Chinese and Asian / South Asian Communities
  • Family Acceptance
  • Religious Acceptance in the API Community