On Saturday, October 17th, LAOE Board Member and Founder/Director of Lao Youth Leaders, Mr. Alan Thavisouk was invited to speak on a panel hosted by APAICS. The panel topic was K-12 Education Policy. Mr. Thavisouk shared insights about the Lao community and his work to raise the rate of college graduates. He shared the achievements of LAOE and how the organization has invested in the youth and laid the foundation for future success. Mr. Thavisouk encouraged the aspiring political leaders to be proactive on serving their community non-profit organizations by sharing resources and ideas.