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APANO Joins in Demanding Release of Francisco Rodriguez Dominguez

APANO joins with community partners and the One Oregon Coalition in demanding the release of Portland DREAMER, DACA recipient and Latino Network staffer Francisco Rodriguez Dominguez who was taken from his home on Sunday morning without a warrant.

“Our government should not be tearing families apart on Sunday or any day,” says Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons, Executive […]

By | 2017-03-27T19:06:52+00:00 March 27th, 2017|News & Events, Press Release|

Oregonians Will Drastically Suffer under Trump’s Proposed Health Plan

March 16, 2017

Zahir Janmohamed, [email protected]
APANO Policy Director

Oregonians Will Drastically Suffer under Trump’s Proposed Health Plan

Oregon – As many as 465,000 Oregonians will lose health coverage between 2018 and 2023, including approximately 80,000 next year, if President Trump’s American Health Care Act is implemented. That’s according to a new report […]

By | 2017-03-17T17:57:21+00:00 March 16th, 2017|News & Events, Press Release|

APANO Deeply Concerned by Recent Executive Orders

January 27, 2017
Contact: Zahir Janmohammed, 971-340-4861

APANO is deeply concerned by the recent Executive Orders issued by President Donald Trump, which target immigrants, refugees, and Muslims.

President Trump’s actions come at a time in which communities of color are already feeling threatened and anxious. Oregon has a history of high profile hate crimes, from the […]

By | 2017-01-27T23:43:31+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Press Release|

APANO Responds to SE Division Pedestrian Fatalities

On the evening of December 7, 2016, two pedestrians were hit and killed within hours of one another crossing Division Street in Southeast Portland. Our thoughts are with the families of the victims, and we offer our condolences for their loss. Both pedestrians were members of the Asian Pacific Islander immigrant community, and their absence […]

By | 2016-12-21T21:04:30+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Featured, News & Events, Press Release|

APANO Honors Peggy Nagae As 2016 Minoru Yasui Voices of Change Award Recipient

April 22, 2016


Contact: Luann Algoso
Community Engagement Manager, APANO
[email protected], 971-340-4861

APANO to Honor Local Civil Rights Activist Peggy Nagae
As 2016 Minoru Yasui Voices of Change Award Recipient

Portland, Ore. – On the evening of May 6, 2016, the Asian Pacific American […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:35+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|News & Events, Press Release|