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Call for Nominations: 2018 Minoru Yasui Voices of Change Award

APANO is seeking nominations for our Annual Minoru Yasui Voices of Change Award! This award recognizes an individual who has roots in Oregon, who has promoted civil liberties for all Americans through courageous leadership, activism and advocacy in their lifetime. Mr. Yasui, honored posthumously by President Barack Obama with the 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom, demonstrated […]

By | 2018-03-06T19:57:31+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Featured, Honor|

Thank You, Carol!

The story of our tenant organizing in the Jade District is inseparable from Carol’s time here at APANO. As Carol moves on from her position as the Chinese Outreach Associate to dedicate herself to her full-time business, we here at APANO want to take a moment to thank Carol for all she’s done […]

By | 2017-09-08T18:22:42+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Featured, Honor, News & Events|

MLK Reflection from Rev. Dr. Jonipher Kwong

Delivered January 15th, 2014 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Nagasaki Peace Bell Ceremony
by Rev. Dr. Jonipher Kwong, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu

For 26 years we’ve been celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King here in Honolulu, yet this year, it seems a bit different to me.

Maybe it’s because I’ve seen many of you […]

By | 2014-01-20T09:56:54+00:00 January 20th, 2014|Campaign, Honor|

2013 Dr. Lee Award: June Arima Schumann

2013 Dr. Phyllis S. Lee Award Winner

by Dr. Phyllis S. Lee

APANO is pleased to honor June Arima Schumann, whose life long work exemplifies one who has committed herself to social justice, empowerment and the advancement of equity and access for Asian and Pacific Islander communities and all Oregonians.  When June joined the board, her extensive organizational and […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:48+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Honor|