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Our members are at the core of our work, supporting and leading APANO’s organizing and policy campaigns. Through a collective brainstorming process between staff and current member leaders, we have established specific tiers of engagement for members, should they choose to move through this leadership pipeline in the organization. If you have general questions about how to get involved with APANO, please contact our Communications Coordinator, Lokyee Au at lokyee@apano.org

An APANO Supporter self-identifies as a supporter, recognizes, and values APANO, and the importance of our work on AAPI issues. A supporter engages with us via social media, through public events, and may support our advocacy work. A supporter may also provide financial support, or volunteer at public events. A supporter receives our weekly e-blast, and invitations to APANO public events.
An APANO Member self-identifies as a member and as AAPI and is impacted by issues that affect AAPI communities in Oregon. A member actively supports APANO’s values and work towards social justice through organizing, leadership development, and advocacy. A member regularly engages with us via social media, meetings, and events. A member supports APANO financially with a minimum annual contribution of $10 and understands, exemplifies, and promotes APANO’s mission. A member receives our weekly e-blast, quarterly newsletter, annual report, special discounts to APANO events, access to leadership development opportunities, and a voice in the strategic direction and development of the organization.
An APANO Leader self-identifies as a member-leader who helps to guide and advance APANO’s work through direct participation in an organizing program, campaign or committee. A leader actively cultivates experience and growth within their community, and amongst other members. A leader serves as a representative and advocate for APANO’s work, through recruitment, fundraising, and communications. A leader receives our weekly e-blast, quarterly newsletter, annual report, special discounts to APANO events, access to leadership development opportunities, a voice in the strategic direction and development of the organization, and invitations to represent APANO at partner and community events. A leader contributes to and/or is highlighted in APANO communications, and has ample opportunity for one-on-one input within the organization.