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APANO response to community about sexism and homophobia

From the Boards:

Dear Members,

Since 2009, APANO has been on an intentional and transformative journey towards justice through our community organizing as well as within our organization. Our updated values and strategic plan are our North Star, and APANO’s programs are growing and adapting to the […]

By | 2017-11-15T21:09:53+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Featured, Members, News & Events|

An Update to Our Community

Dear APANO Community

APANO is serious about how we work toward a just and equitable world through institutions and systems, culture change, and interpersonal relationships, and we are committed to working for social justice for all people. We know our Asian and Pacific Islander communities are reflective of the larger world, and at APANO, like every […]

By | 2017-11-15T19:17:05+00:00 November 5th, 2017|News & Events|

November 2017 Cultural Work Roundup

Fill your fall with arts and culture supporting social justice and artists of color!


  • Wednesday, 11/1: HaveYourSei Video Premiere – PIAAA and the MCC are premiering a video for the #HaveYourSei campaign. The video highlights the commitment of three different higher education institutions to climate change. We put […]
By | 2017-11-02T19:44:38+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events, Opportunities|

Beyond Our Boundaries: ALLY at the National Asian Youth Summit

After about 9 months of extensive planning, 10 ALLY youth made their way to Chicago in August for the first-ever  “Beyond Our Boundaries” national Asian youth summit. With over 120 youth from 10 different organizations attendance, the summit sought to bring together Asian American youth throughout the country to learn, build, and grow with one […]

By | 2017-10-20T19:52:40+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Featured, Members, News & Events, Organizing|

Announcing 2017-2018 Creative Placemaking Project Grants!

APANO and the Division Midway Alliance (DMA) are pleased to announce expanded creative placemaking grant opportunities for 2017-2018! Grants totaling $25,000 are available for the Jade-Midway Placemaking Projects and grants totaling $10,000 are available for the Division Street Bridge Reclamation Projects.

Over the past three years, APANO and DMA have awarded $84,500 for 23 placemaking projects in the Jade (82nd […]

By | 2017-10-12T18:58:42+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Featured, Jade District, News & Events, Opportunities|