Landmark Race Data Standards

Salem, Ore., March 26th, 2014 — APANO applauds the release of final rules governing how race, ethnicity, language and disability status are collected by the Oregon Health Authority and Department of Human Services.  The rules feature new culturally competent practices and uniform procedures that are designed to improve data collection and inform solutions […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:47+00:00 March 26th, 2014|Campaign, Health Equity, Legislative Advocacy|

Jade District


Jade LogoWhen the sun sets over Taipei, the market at Shilin is just heating up. Smells of stinky tofu and sizzling sausage mingle with plumes of smoke above stalls strung with white lights, while performers and musicians amuse the crowds. Shops are bustling and […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:47+00:00 February 26th, 2014|Campaign, Opportunities|

MLK Reflection from Rev. Dr. Jonipher Kwong

Delivered January 15th, 2014 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Nagasaki Peace Bell Ceremony
by Rev. Dr. Jonipher Kwong, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu

For 26 years we’ve been celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King here in Honolulu, yet this year, it seems a bit different to me.

Maybe it’s because I’ve seen many of you […]

By | 2014-01-20T09:56:54+00:00 January 20th, 2014|Campaign, Honor|

Oregon legislators receive their report cards today. Download #ORFacingRace


In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, a coalition of community organizations in Oregon released Facing Race: the 2013 Oregon Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity on January 15, 2014. APANO is proud to endorse this multi‐issue assessment of the 2013 legislative session, […]

Yes on 26-151: The Safe, Effective Solution To Our Dental Health Crisis

Oregon is in the midst of a dental health crisis that is threatening our children’s health and educational success. One third of Oregon children have tooth decay, and that rate is even higher in communities of color, and in many of our Asian and Pacific Islander communities. The solution is a combination of education, […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:48+00:00 May 14th, 2013|Campaign, Elections, Health Equity|