June Cultural Work Roundup 2021

/// June 2021 ///

Happy Pride Month! Recent months have not been easy for most– as we look towards Pride Month, how can we take care of ourselves and re-energize in the face of racism and transphobia in order to better fight for liberation? Below is a list of BIPOC makers, radical thinkers, and […]

By |2021-06-09T04:22:18+00:00June 9th, 2021|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|

Pride! An Interview with Raveena Bhalara

We’re commemorating #PrideMonth2021 by featuring members of our QTAPA Subcommittee of AMP* starting with Raveena Bhalara (she/her).  APANO: What did you miss during quarantine? RB: I miss dancing! Although my partner is the best dancer I know so we’ve had some sweet stay-at-home dance parties. APANO: Did you have concerns about the vaccine? What made you want to get it?

By |2021-06-08T06:04:58+00:00June 3rd, 2021|Arts & Culture, COVID-19, Featured, News & Events|

Coming Out and Overcoming


A storytelling workshop for Queer and Trans Asian American and Pacific Islander community members. Join us in sharing stories of coming out, transitioning, acceptance, and struggle while also tackling the intersectional issues of immigrant, refugee, undocumented, adoptee statuses and other positionalities.

Our Goal:

Promote awareness, understanding, build relationships, and ultimately create an affinity group for local queer […]

By |2021-05-18T20:02:32+00:00May 18th, 2021|Arts & Culture, Featured|

May Cultural Work Roundup

/// May 2021 ///

Happy API Heritage Month! We know that the path to liberation is winding and difficult. To quote from Liberation Series– “Nobody knows everything, but together we know a lot. There are many tools we need in our toolkits to bring to life the just, holistic, equitable, and […]

By |2021-05-06T20:06:01+00:00May 6th, 2021|Arts & Culture, Featured|

We’re looking for an artist to create a new mural at our home, the Orchards of 82nd!

Deadline: Monday, May 24, 2021, 5:00pm

Apply here: bit.ly/mural-app-21

The Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) is seeking an artist to work closely with community members, residents, and APANO staff to create a new outdoor mural at the Orchards of 82nd, a mixed-used development and APANO’s home in East Portland’s Jade District.

Background on the project

By |2021-05-05T10:03:20+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Arts & Culture, Featured, News & Events|
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