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Cultural Work Roundup June 2019

Get outside on a picnic blanket, on a patio, or anywhere under the sun for arts and culture this month. Plus, we are proud to launch two distinct summer event series at APANO: our AMP Summer Series (formerly known as MicCheck!), a lineup of unique events led by cultural workers in our community, […]

By | 2019-05-31T21:37:33+00:00 May 30th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events, Uncategorized|

Families, Reimagined: Visual Artwork by Ameya Marie

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we present our “Families, Reimagined” art series! Organizations like APANO have long recognized the diversity of families and have been working to expand definitions of family in legislative policy. To explore this expansive notion further, we commissioned six artists to create original artwork responding to changing definitions […]

By | 2019-05-28T19:25:23+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|

Reflections on Reading, Language, and Identity

By Elai Kobayashi-Solomon

My mother often likes to remind me that Japanese was my first language. Born in Tokyo, I spent the first several years of my life immersed in Japanese cartoons, picture books, and TV shows. My mother, who grew up in Yamanashi, and my father, who was American but spoke fluent Japanese, […]

By | 2019-05-24T18:27:20+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Featured, News & Events|

Families, Reimagined: excerpt from: [ first fruits ] by Jake Vermaas

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we present our “Families, Reimagined” art series! Organizations like APANO have long recognized the diversity of families and have been working to expand definitions of family in legislative policy. To explore this expansive notion further, we commissioned six artists to create original artwork responding to changing definitions […]

By | 2019-05-08T23:18:22+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|

May 2019 Special Election Results

The election results are in from yesterday’s Special election and the candidates APANO supported came out big winners! Seven of the ten candidates APANO endorsed won, and history was made in several races! Congratulations to voters in Oregon who helped make history last night!

Across the region there will be […]

By | 2019-05-22T19:00:28+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Featured, News & Events|