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.
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 […]
This President’s Day, members and staff spent the day at the state capitol for our 9th annual Day of Action. Coinciding with the 76th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, we brought with us the spirit and understanding of our communities’ struggles for justice, delivering a strong and powerful message that ALL of our […]
APANO went into the 2017 legislative session in Salem with three priorities: 1) establish ethnic studies in K-12 classes across Oregon; 2) protect and expand reproductive health care access; and 3) fight for tenants and renters.
With the legislative session having officially ended, we are thrilled to announce that two of three […]
by Kara Carmosino
Director of Programs and Strategies
Three years ago, on a blustery December day at Menucha Retreat Center, a handful of APANO members and staff were huddled over a large roll of paper with other reproductive justice leaders in Oregon. We were just beginning to discuss the statewide bill that would become the […]