Advocacy

APANO’s Commitment to Black Lives

Photo credit: Black Lives Matter Resource Page

At APANO, we unequivocally support Black Lives Matter and acknowledge our own role within systems that uphold and protect white supremacy. We recognize that we all benefit from anti-Blackness because we exist in a society that was built on the forced-labor and exploitation of Black […]

By |2020-06-06T00:43:27+00:00June 5th, 2020|Advocacy, Featured, News & Events|

May 2020 Primary Election Endorsement Process

“We do not take democracy for granted. We feel it grow in our working together—many millions of us working toward a common purpose. If it took us several decades of sacrifice to arrive at this faith, it is because it took us that long to know what part of America is ours.”

By |2020-01-02T23:24:41+00:00December 20th, 2019|Advocacy, Campaign, Elections, Featured, News & Events|

Join us for APANO’s 2020 Advocacy Summit!

APANO will be hosting its first-ever Advocacy Summit on January 11, 2020. We invite Asian and Pacific Islander-identifying community members from around the state to share their stories so we can build a broad collective vision for APANO’s policy and political advocacy over the next two years.

By |2020-02-13T22:33:26+00:00December 19th, 2019|Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy, News & Events, Policy|

2019 Legislative Recap

Historic Wins for the API Community

A groundbreaking legislative session adjourned on June 30, and Oregon has once again showed the rest of the country what a progressive agenda that helps families can look like in the face of the Trump administration.

APANO began the 2019 legislative session with an ambitious agenda, and […]

By |2019-07-31T17:34:50+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Advocacy, Capitol, Featured, Legislative Advocacy, Policy|

2018 Day of Action

APANO invites you to join us on Monday, February 19th for our 2018 Day of Action, a day-long event where we use our collective voices to be visible and heard at the state capitol! This is an opportunity to engage with our state’s lawmakers, network with community members from around our state, and advance meaningful […]

By |2018-01-30T19:26:41+00:00January 30th, 2018|Advocacy, Events, Featured, Leadership, Members, News & Events, Opportunities|