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Announcing our New Youth Cohort!

Give a warm welcome to Jenny, Cecilia, Felix, and Caroline, our new Youth Organizer In-Training cohort! These 4 OITs are participating in a semester long program part of our Asian youth organizing arm ALLY (Asian Leaders for the Liberation of Youth). This program aims to build towards a community organizing campaign and win concrete changes […]

By |2021-01-26T20:54:08+00:00January 26th, 2021|Featured, News & Events, Organizing|

Shape APANO’s new distributed leadership position

Since August 2020, APANO’s staff and boards have been involved in a reflective, exploratory process to determine our organization’s leadership needs at this time. Our previous executive director stepped down in July 2020 after serving two years as a transitional leader. With guidance from an Interim Executive Director and Interim Human Resources Director, […]

By |2021-01-19T19:25:57+00:00January 16th, 2021|Featured, Jobs & Internships, News & Events|

Hey East Portland! Apply for APANO’s Building Civic Power program!

Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021, 9:00am
Apply here:

Building Civic Power is an online program that will bring together 6-10 Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) who live or work in East Portland to amplify their storytelling power and civic leadership potential.

The goal of Building Civic Power is to develop API civic leaders in […]

By |2021-01-12T05:12:21+00:00January 8th, 2021|Arts & Culture, Featured, Leadership, News & Events, Opportunities|

How do we use radical hope to envision our futures?


/// January 2021 ///

2020 was a difficult year for many, and although the new year does not mark that much of a change for many of us it still allows for us to feel some semblance of a new beginning. Moving into a new year, how do we use radical hope to envision our futures? […]

By |2021-01-12T05:21:37+00:00January 8th, 2021|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|

Continue to choose each other in 2021


None of us could have imagined what 2020 would look like. 

None of us could have imagined the challenges, the loss, the injustice and outrage, and how difficult it would become simply to breathe. 2020 has looked different for each of us, yet we’ve all carried the collective weight of this year […]

By |2020-12-14T20:26:23+00:00December 7th, 2020|Arts & Culture, COVID-19, Featured, News & Events|