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|

A BIPOC Youth Solidarity Series Q+A with Des and Lanea

For APANO’s first hybrid summer program, this four day workshop style series explored the intersections of identity, oppression, privilege, and power. Joined by guest speakers, young BIPOC folks between the ages of 14 and 19 engaged in activities + dialogue with peers in the community. In addition to virtual programming, the fourth and final day included an in-person celebratory outdoor picnic.

By |2021-12-14T23:23:44+00:00October 27th, 2021|Featured, News & Events|

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|

October 2021 Cultural Work Roundup

/// September 2021 ///

Here’s your monthly dose of BIPOC makers, radical thinkers, and resources featuring recommendations by Cultural Work Coordinator, Roshani Thakore and Communications Coordinator, Lani Felicitas. If you would like to include an item to a future Cultural Work Roundup, email Roshani at roshani@apano.org by the 20th of that month.

By |2021-10-21T19:01:03+00:00October 6th, 2021|Featured, News & Events|
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