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Moving Beyond “Jobs vs. the Environment”

Over the last several years, APANO members have repeatedly lifted up climate justice as a key priority. Through our listening circles and partnerships, we have heard from our immigrant, migrant and refugee members the impact of climate change on our Pacific Island and Asian homelands, environment, and economy. At the same time, our […]

By | 2018-06-13T18:48:18+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Featured, News & Events|

One Year After MAX Murders

Saturday marks one year since a known white supremacist began harassing two women of color on Portland’s public transit system. When three people stepped in to de-escalate the situation, he attacked them—two of the men died and the third was seriously injured.

This heartbreaking event did not happen in isolation.

From Oregon’s founding as a […]

By | 2018-05-26T05:37:55+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Featured, News & Events|

Thank you and farewell to our Executive Director Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons

After ten years of organizing, Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons, our first Executive Director, will be stepping down from his role this summer 2018. Throughout his tenure, APANO has become a leading community-based advocacy organization, lifting up the incredible strengths of Oregon’s 250,000 Asian and Pacific Islanders. Joseph will be departing Oregon for the Philippines to reunite with his […]

By | 2018-05-26T06:01:37+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Featured, News & Events|

May 15 Primary Elections Results

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

Jacqueline Leung, an APANO member and […]

By | 2018-05-19T00:22:46+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Featured, News & Events|