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Oregon House Advances Historic ELL Legislation

For more information contact: Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons [email protected] 503-512-0490

Salem, OR – Last Friday the House Education Committee passed historic legislation to address the needs of Oregon’s 57,000 English Language Learners (ELLs).  House Bill 3499 increases the urgency, focus and support for ELL students in Oregon’s 106 public schools districts.  The bill also includes $12.5 […]

By | 2015-04-24T19:10:36+00:00 April 21st, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, News & Events|

Lobby Day 2015 Recap: Highlights and Reflections

A couple of days have passed since our APANO Lobby Day at Oregon’s state capitol, but the energy still lingers from our one of our most powerful days of action and participation. 60 APANO members clad boldly in red t-shirts; they represented a beautiful mosaic of diversity from over 15 different ethnicities, various sexual orientations, […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:43+00:00 April 16th, 2015|Capitol, Legislative Advocacy, News & Events|

APANO Legislative Day: Keynote Speaker, Chi Nguyen-Ventura

Chi Nguyen-Ventura is a first-generation Vietnamese-American. Seeking political asylum, she and her family moved to Portland in 1990. They came empty-handed but, like many others, hearts full of passion for democracy and the will to work to earn a place in the land of opportunity.

Chi is a proud product of the Portland Public Schools. She […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:43+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, News & Events|

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By | 2016-11-18T23:23:43+00:00 March 13th, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, Members, News & Events|

Trailblazing for API & Women’s Health

APANO is a proud member of the We Are BRAVE Coalition, comprised of organizations and leaders of color committed to reproductive justice, and a broader statewide coalition focused on ensuring equal access to women’s health care.  We are proud to announce that Senate Bill 894 has been introduced in the Oregon Legislature, groundbreaking legislation that supports […]

By | 2015-03-10T17:51:30+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Health Equity, Legislative Advocacy, News & Events|