Over the last month, 123 immigrants seeking asylum have been detained and transferred to Oregon’s Sheridan federal prison in Yamhill County. The majority of the 123 people in the Sheridan prison are South Asian, who speak primarily Hindi and Punjabi, and a few identified as Chinese. As reported in The […]
Dear Members and Friends of APANO:
We are delighted to announce that we’ve hired Chi Nguyen as Interim Executive Director. Chi started June 12, and we are thrilled to have her on board. She has passion for APANO’s mission, a fierce intellect, and proven leadership skills.
Over the last several years, APANO members have repeatedly lifted up climate justice as a key priority. Through our listening circles and partnerships, we have heard from our immigrant, migrant and refugee members the impact of climate change on our Pacific Island and Asian homelands, environment, and economy. At the same time, our […]
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The sun is shining and summer is almost here! Support local artists of color and social justice by checking out some of the opportunities below!
- Friday, 6/1: SPACE – prose & poetry by Robert Lashley, Janice Lee, Cari Luna – […]
Saturday marks one year since a known white supremacist began harassing two women of color on Portland’s public transit system. When three people stepped in to de-escalate the situation, he attacked them—two of the men died and the third was seriously injured.
This heartbreaking event did not happen in isolation.
From Oregon’s founding as a […]