SERVING THE API AND SMALL BUSINESS COMMUNITY
The California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce Foundation (Cal Asian Foundation) a 501 c (3) nonprofit public benefit corporation. The Cal Asian Foundation was established to strengthen underserved, diverse communities through leadership, professional development and education, community economic and workforce development, along with cultural diplomacy programs that building capacity within the state’s next generation of Asian American Pacific Islander leaders’ ethnic-based grower associations, community-based service and faith-based organizations, business and civil society organization who reflect the diverse tapestry of California’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) community.
CATALYST LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
Since 2007, the Catalyst Leadership Program has been a tremendous success for our Chamber.
The Catalyst Leadership Program is a hands-on, 9-month structured leadership development program designed to develop the individual leadership and management skills of diverse young professionals and emerging leaders. During the program, participants develop an individual leadership plan; join a community, social service or professional organization; and meet with community leaders in order to forge key relationships within and beyond the greater Sacramento region.
The primary objectives for our program graduates is to continue their success and advancement in their companies, to increase their service on boards of nonprofits and public commissions, and to be an active participant and inspiration for their communities.