Education

Yes for Beaverton Schools

YES FOR BEAVERTON SCHOOLS

MAY 2014 ELECTION

Beaverton welcomes people from many cultures, including a growing Asian and Pacific Islander community.  Our public schools are giving kids a great education, and education is a foundation for opportunity and prosperity.    APANO endorses the Beaverton School Bond because our communities are better when our children and […]

By | 2014-05-14T16:04:30+00:00 May 14th, 2014|Education, Elections|

PPS Increases Opportunities for ESL Students

APANO Statement on Dual Language Immersion Expansion

January 27, 2014
Dr. Diana Pei Wu
Director of Organizing
Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

Good evening. My name is Diana Pei Wu and I am the Director of Organizing for the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO).

APANO has over 3,000 constituents, who work to ensure the […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:47+00:00 January 29th, 2014|Education|

Have you downloaded our annual report?

2013 was a banner year for APANO. We had an incredibly successful legislative session, won a tremendous opportunity to do more organizing in the Jade District, and helped convince the Portland Public School district to create one of the nation’s first Vietnamese Dual Language Immersion Programs. We’ve also laid the groundwork for a growing and […]

By | 2014-01-21T11:00:41+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Education, Leadership, Legislative Advocacy|

API Community Leadership Institute: Mentors

APANO is thankful to the following Asian and Pacific Islander leaders who have agreed to mentor our 2013-2014 Fellows:

Roselle De Leon

An organizer at heart, Rossella De Leon is a higher education professional, a community leader, and the people’s servant. She currently serves as the Residency Officer & Records Administrator for Portland State University. She […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:47+00:00 January 6th, 2014|Education, Leadership, Opportunities, Training|

Joint Statement on Portland Teacher Contract Negotiations

cropped-cropped-apano-logo89.pngJOINT STATEMENT BY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS ON PPS AND PAT TEACHER CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

As community partners, education stakeholders and advocates we call on Portland Public Schools and Portland Association of Teachers to reach an agreement before the winter break begins. Adults on both sides must work together to reach […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:48+00:00 December 16th, 2013|Education|