Austin Supports Measure 101

by Austin P., APANO member

We all deserve to be healthy, and no one should go bankrupt to get the care they need. That’s why we need Measure 101, which protects healthcare for 1 out of 4 Oregonians, including 400,000 kids, to make sure that no matter your race/ethnicity, place of origin, gender identity, or financial […]

By | 2017-12-30T01:08:24+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Advocacy, Elections, Featured, Health Equity, Policy|

Political Program Announces 2018 Candidate Endorsement Process

Many of the issues of our time — racial and wealth inequality, the stripping of reproductive rights, homelessness, a broken immigration system, environmental destruction, state-sponsored violence — require large coordinated efforts, but continued progress here in Oregon can show the country that another world is possible.

Over the […]

By | 2018-01-26T17:20:29+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Advocacy, Elections, Featured, News & Events|

On A Complicated, Exciting Voting System

Emily Lai,
APANO Member and Volunteer

I am voting for the first time this year. Yay! I didn’t always feel comfortable or knowledgeable about voting, elections, and politics. Thanks to APANO, ALLY, and coalition partners like Western States Center I developed an understanding of how our lives are deeply connected to ballot measures, policies, and politicians.

For me, voting is sacred […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:33+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Elections, Featured, News & Events|

Measure 97 Ends a Legacy of Disinvestment

Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons
Executive Director

The well-being of our communities is tied to how we invest and support them. Our families deserve the chance to live healthy, successful lives, yet Oregon has faced 25 years of disinvestment in our public schools, health and human services that have disproportionately affected communities of color. As the demographics […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:33+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Elections, Featured, News & Events|

Measure 97 Means Closing Oregon’s Educational Achievement Gap

Kathy Wai
Civic Engagement Manager, APANO

We all deserve to live in a state where all Oregonians, including APIs are able to live healthy successful lives, where we and our future generations receive quality education and services. I’ve lived in Oregon for close to 20 years. After years of struggling to afford high rent prices […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:33+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Elections, Featured, News & Events|