Mental Health Webinar

OUR SHARED EXPERIENCE: In partnership with Madonna University, CAPA presents Mental Health Webinar – Our Shared Experience: The Role of Race & Identity on Mental Health in Young Adults. The panel discussion comes during a time when according to a recent ABC News article, in a recent survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control Continue Reading

Education Webinar Series

Preparing for College Amid COVID-19 In partnership with Madonna University, CAPA presents Education Webinar Series – Preparing for College Amid COVID-19. With social distancing efforts still in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, graduating high school seniors and their parents may find navigating the transition to college a challenge. Our webinar series is here Continue Reading

2016 Scholars Award Recipients

The Education Committee under the auspices of Chair Chunchun Tang and Co-Chair Sarvesh Seshadri concluded the selection of the 2016 scholarship applicants on April 23rd, 2016. The applicants represented a diverse group of students from different high schools. They were required to submit their bio sketches, scholastic achievements, community service and respond to specific topics Continue Reading

2015 Scholars Award Recipients

Council of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) presented on May 15, 2015 the Scholars Award to three young students. They are Vincent Thieu of Troy High School, Anchita Sanam of Novi High School and Nina Cedro of the International Academy in Bloomfield Hills. CAPA handed the monetary grants during the VIP reception of the SOE-2015 at Continue Reading

2023 Scholars Award

The prestigious Scholars Award was established by CAPA to encourage the educational advancement of APA youth in Michigan and to foster youth involvement and leadership in the APA Community. Scholars Award are intended for full-time high school seniors who will attend an institution of higher education in the State of Michigan and who will continue Continue Reading

2013 Scholars Award Recipients

The Council of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2013 Scholars Award. The following two individuals were chosen from a pool of 21 applicants, based upon their exemplary academic records and potential to provide APA leadership and community service in Michigan: Xinrui Yang is a 2013 graduate of Troy Continue Reading

Talk Story in Asian Cultures

Example of an educational event working collaboratively with other organizations – “Talk Story in Asian Cultures” – Thanks in part to a $500 grant award from the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) and the American Indian Library Association (AILA), the Council of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) and collaborative partners, Oakland University (OU) and the Ferndale Continue Reading

Youth Leadership Summit – 2019

Every year Education Committee holds APA Youth Leadership Summit. Content of the summit varies every year, but the theme usually revolves around leadership development. Goals for Middle and High School Students: To provide students opportunity to explore different fields of leadership To offer students information about various career paths To encourage students to become independent Continue Reading


Education Committee is responsible for developing, organizing, and sponsoring events to educate, encourage, and engage the community to increase Asian Pacific American awareness and participation. Committee’s charge is to: – Oversee CAPA’s Scholarship Program – Conduct special event targeted to APA youth – Conduct cultural awareness educational activities and/or events – Conduct workshops that will Continue Reading