APANO is accepting nominations for two awards given out annually.
Dr. Phyllis Lee Award for Outstanding Advocacy
The Dr. Phyllis Lee Award is given to an individual from our community who has demonstrated a significant commitment to social justice, empowerment, and the advancement of equity and access for Asian and Pacific Islander communities and all Oregonians.
APANO Empowered Partner for Equity Award
The APANO Empowered Partner for Equity Award recognizes outstanding organizing and advocacy on the part of a community based organization that promotes APANO’s vision of a just and equitable world where Asians and Pacific Islanders are fully engaged in the social, economic and political issues that affect us.
To nominate an individual, please submit a one page letter to [email protected] that highlights the person and how they have met the spirit of the award. Describe an experience that demonstrates their qualities. Please include contact information for yourself and for the nominee.
Deadline: August 15th, 2014
Email: [email protected]