APANO Statewide Listening Circle Tour is Back!

APANO is excited to announce dates for our 2017 Statewide Listening Circle Tour to deepen our member engagement and listen to voices in our communities. We envision a just world where Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community experiences are prioritized and reflected in the issues and policies we advocate for.

What is a […]

By | 2017-09-19T21:00:59+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Events, Featured, Members, News & Events, Opportunities|

Understanding Identity Through API-CLI

by Sheena Ino
API-CLI Year 5 Fellow

Growing up as a mixed-race kid in San Jose, CA, I was always aware of two things: my “mixed-ness” and that I was part of the umbrella of being Asian. People would always ask not knowing where to place me, “Oh, what are you?” or “Where are you from?” and on cue at an […]

By | 2017-08-30T21:31:53+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Featured, Leadership, Members, News & Events|

Introducing Oregon’s Nesian Youth for Change in Society (ONYCS)

by Justin Sipoloa
PI Youth Organizer

A year ago, APANO’s Pacific Islander Youth Program didn’t exist. When I started at APANO last year, it was explained that I would get to create a program for Pacific Islander (PI) youth geared towards social justice. However, when I was first introduced to the ALLY youth, it was apparent that the “PI” in […]

By | 2017-07-17T23:59:11+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Featured, Members, News & Events, Organizing|

APANO Member Spotlight: Dean Price

by Dean Price
APANO Member, Classroom to Community (C2C)

My time as an APANO member has created a special place for me within the Portland metro area for the Asian & Pacific Islander (API) community. Having their headquarters in the Jade District is crucial to the API community because it is a space that […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:38+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Members, News & Events|

Constructing a Pipeline from the Classroom to the Community

by Paolo Esteban 
Community Organizer

As APANO continues to grow, our organizing team is putting special attention in our programs to build more multi-generationally. Classroom to Community, or C2C, is an emerging group of Asian and Pacific Islander college students that come from several schools in the Portland Metro area including Portland State, Portland Community […]

By | 2015-12-31T08:35:24+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Members, News & Events|