APANO invites you to join us on Monday, February 19th for our 2018 Day of Action, a day-long event where we use our collective voices to be visible and heard at the state capitol! This is an opportunity to engage with our state’s lawmakers, network with community members from around our state, and advance meaningful […]
by Yian Saechao and Justin Sipoloa, Youth Organizers
As growing baby organizers, we have been on a journey to truly organize and empower our youth. Why? Because the youth are our future, and we need to invest to build them up. This means we constantly assess how our organizing connects with the broader fight […]
by Gurpreet, Community Member
As an Occupational Therapy Assistant and Sikh community volunteer, I frequently witness the effects accessible healthcare has on the mental and physical wellbeing of our community members. In the South Asian/Indian community, the effects are starkest among our elderly. Many worked in entry level jobs that paid minimum wage, and now, without […]
by Candace Kita
Cultural Work & Development Coordinator
We hosted our third year of our MicCheck! Cultural Event Series, including the first ever East Portland Arts & Literary Festival (EPALF): a full day of performances and art by artists of color. Over 400 people attended this event led by our very own Arts & Media Project (AMP).