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Commission on API Affairs

Commission on API Affairs
The Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs advises the Mayor and advocates for the interests of the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in the District.

The Commission consists of at least 15 members appointed by the Mayor. Commissioners must be DC residents. They reflect the demographic, geographic, and ethnic diversity of the API community. A chairperson is appointed by the Mayor. If needed, the Mayor may appoint other government representatives to the Commission.

Commission on API Affairs Bylaws

The Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs Duties

  • Advising and assisting with the development of mechanisms and structures in the government to respond to the community's needs
  • Advising on government policies and programs
  • Serving as a liaison to private organizations in the community
  • Promoting public awareness of government programs
  • Issuing an annual report on APIs to the Mayor

Contact Information

Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
Government of the District of Columbia
441 4th Street, NW, Suite 721 North
Washington, DC 20001

Meetings

The Commission meets regularly on the 4th Wednesday of the month.
All meetings are at 6:30 pm at 441 4th Street, Suite 721 North, Washington, DC.

Meeting Minutes

2014

April 3, 2014 (Meeting Minutes)
June 26, 2014 (Meeting Minutes)
August 12, 2014 (Meeting Minutes)
October 20, 2014 (Meeting Minutes)

2013

September 25, 2013 (Meeting Minutes)
October 24, 2013 (Meeting Minutes)
December 5, 2013 (Meeting Minutes)

2011

January 2011 (No Meeting due to Inclement Weather)
February 25, 2011 (Meeting Minutes)

2010

January 27, 2010 (Meeting Minutes)
February 25, 2010 (Meeting Minutes)
March 17, 2010 (Meeting Minutes)
April 21, 2010: Commission reviewed nominations for Mayor's Community Service Award
June 30, 2010 Commission reviewed OAPIA’s report
July 2010 (No Meeting)
August 2010 (No Meeting)
September 29, 2010 Commission reviewed OAPIA’s report
October 27, 2010 Commission reviewed OAPIA’s report
November 2010 (No Meeting due to Holidays)
December 2010 (No Meeting due to Holidays)

2009

January 27, 2009 (Meeting Minutes)
February 25, 2009 (Meeting Minutes)
March 25, 2009: Rescheduled for April 1
April 1, 2009: Commission reviewed nominations for Mayor's Community Service Award
April 22, 2009 (Meeting Minutes)
October 28, 2009 (Meeting Minutes)
December 2009 (No Meeting)

2008