AMP Statement of Support for Alley Mezza

As members of the Arts & Media Project (AMP) of APANO, as a collective of multiracial, LGBTQ+, immigrant, refugee, first, second generation+ AAPI artists and cultural workers, we are saddened to hear what is going on in our BIPOC food community.

One of our community members, Khaled Alshehab of Alley Mezza, has […]

By |2021-11-16T01:31:09+00:00November 15th, 2021|News & Events|

A Letter from Anne and Pok on Community, Representation, and Their Hopes for 2022

As a young man in Thailand, my dad, Pok, dreamed of becoming a restaurant owner. In 1999, he opened Thai Roses Cuisine in Southwest Portland. Back then, the local Thai community was tiny. My dad’s impression of Oregon was that it was beautiful and had lots of trees. “But sometimes,” he says, “Living […]

By |2021-11-10T20:09:50+00:00November 9th, 2021|Featured, News & Events|

We Called, We Counted, and We Drew

Redistricting is a process that follows the Census, which redraws district lines every ten years to account for population changes. In Oregon, the Legislature is responsible for creating and passing a Redistricting plan. Their process starts with an initial map drafted by the Redistricting committee. The community gives feedback about these maps and […]

By |2021-11-08T19:24:35+00:00November 5th, 2021|Advocacy, Featured, News & Events|

November Cultural Work Roundup 2021

/// November 2021 ///

Here’s your monthly dose of BIPOC makers, radical thinkers, and resources – featuring the final events for this year’s East Portland Arts & Literary Festival, a.k.a. QUEERPALF! Recommendations by Cultural Work Coordinator, Roshani Thakore. If you would like to include an item to a future Cultural Work […]

By |2021-11-09T16:18:10+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Arts & Culture, Featured|

Apply for the CARES Act Small Business Relief Grant

In partnership with Multnomah County, APANO is managing and distributing small business relief grants. Grants are federal aid dollars from the CARES Act Coronavirus Fund.

About the grants

Grants are intended to support small businesses in Multnomah County who have experienced losses in business revenue related to COVID-19, including temporary closures, reduced capacity, reduced hours, reduced staff, […]

By |2021-10-21T19:00:34+00:00October 10th, 2021|COVID-19, Featured, News & Events|
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