Announcing 2017-2018 Creative Placemaking Project Grants!

APANO and the Division Midway Alliance (DMA) are pleased to announce expanded creative placemaking grant opportunities for 2017-2018! Grants totaling $25,000 are available for the Jade-Midway Placemaking Projects and grants totaling $10,000 are available for the Division Street Bridge Reclamation Projects.

Over the past three years, APANO and DMA have awarded $84,500 for 23 placemaking projects in the Jade (82nd […]

By | 2017-10-12T18:58:42+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Arts & Culture, Featured, Jade District, News & Events, Opportunities|

APANO’s Monthly Member Meetings are Back!

Last month, APANO restarted its Portland Monthly Member Meetings to great success! Our first meeting since 2015, hosted at the delicious Cambodian Mekong Bistro, more than 30 folks and APANO staff came together to find ways to respond to this political moment together.

At this meeting, we asked ourselves if we — as […]

By | 2017-10-26T18:57:54+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Featured, Members, News & Events, Opportunities|

APANO Statewide Listening Circle Tour is Back!

APANO is excited to announce dates for our 2017 Statewide Listening Circle Tour to deepen our member engagement and listen to voices in our communities. We envision a just world where Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community experiences are prioritized and reflected in the issues and policies we advocate for.

What is a […]

By | 2017-11-09T19:32:24+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Events, Featured, Members, News & Events, Opportunities|

What does it mean to respond to this political moment?

by Robin Ye
Field Organizer

Although we here at APANO don’t have all the answers, we understand that to truly uphold our mission, vision, and values requires us to be bold, to speak truth to power, and to understand that our communities cannot wait for others to improve our lives. […]

By | 2017-08-29T19:04:43+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Featured, News & Events, Opportunities|

September Cultural Work Roundup

APANO’s next big event following the Jade District Night Market is the EAST PORTLAND ARTS & LITERARY FESTIVAL! This spectacular one-day festival on September 23 will be a celebration of artists of color and the LAST public event at the Jade/APANO Multicultural Space. Learn more here and check […]

By | 2017-08-31T01:28:50+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events, Opportunities|