Policy

Gurpreet Supports Measure 101

by Gurpreet, Community Member

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant and Sikh community volunteer, I frequently witness the effects accessible healthcare has on the mental and physical wellbeing of our community members. In the South Asian/Indian community, the effects are starkest among our elderly. Many worked in entry level jobs that paid minimum wage, and now, without […]

By | 2017-12-30T01:07:50+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Advocacy, Campaign, Elections, Featured, Health Equity, News & Events, Policy|

Cissey Supports Measure 101

by Dr. Cissey Ye, DAOM
Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Traditional Medicine

Oregon is my home. I grew up Beaverton, I studied Acupuncture and Chinese Traditional Medicine in Portland, and I help heal the community through my clinic in NW Portland (home of the largest concentration of Asian residents outside of SE 82nd Ave in Portland).

A significant part […]

By | 2017-12-29T22:50:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Elections, Featured, News & Events, Policy|

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|

APANO supports Yes on Healthcare

Healthy, thriving families lead to strong, resilient communities. APANO believes that every Oregonian, regardless of their race/ethnicity, their place of origin, gender identity, or financial resources–deserves the chance to be healthy. That’s why we are asking you to protect healthcare for our families by voting Yes on Measure 101 on January 23rd

By | 2018-01-08T23:49:49+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Featured, News & Events, Policy|

We Made History with HB 3391!

by Kara Carmosino
Director of Programs and Strategies

Three years ago, on a blustery December day at Menucha Retreat Center, a handful of APANO members and staff were huddled over a large roll of paper with other reproductive justice leaders in Oregon. We were just beginning to discuss the statewide bill that would become the […]