APANO invites you to join us on Monday, February 19th for our 2018 Day of Action, a day-long event where we use our collective voices to be visible and heard at the state capitol! This is an opportunity to engage with our state’s lawmakers, network with community members from around our state, and advance meaningful […]
by Yian Saechao and Justin Sipoloa, Youth Organizers
As growing baby organizers, we have been on a journey to truly organize and empower our youth. Why? Because the youth are our future, and we need to invest to build them up. This means we constantly assess how our organizing connects with the broader fight […]
by Candace Kita
Cultural Work & Development Coordinator
We hosted our third year of our MicCheck! Cultural Event Series, including the first ever East Portland Arts & Literary Festival (EPALF): a full day of performances and art by artists of color. Over 400 people attended this event led by our very own Arts & Media Project (AMP).
/// January 2018 ///
Happy New Year! Kick off 2018 by checking out these opportunities to celebrate the creativity of artists and cultural workers of color.
- Tuesday, 1/2: Ignite Your Personal Story From Within – Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard teach people intentional storytelling, where […]
At last week’s December Monthly Member meeting, we broached the important subject of “justice” and the way we have been taught to understand the issue. This important topic is all the more timely for APANO staff right now. As many of you have followed, a letter was received on November 5th by the […]