Extreme Heat Resources and Volunteer Opportunities

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PBEM is going to set up to open daytime cooling centers and misting stations, but they need volunteers!


Extreme Heat Volunteers Needed

As temperatures rise, […]

By |2021-07-30T19:31:30+00:00July 30th, 2021|Featured, News & Events|

A Year of Heartbreak and Resilience: Our Response

This past year has been a year of crisis and heartbreak for our communities. Disproportionate impact of COVID on Pacific Islander communities, over a hundred instances of Asian hate reported across the state, hundreds of our businesses closed or vandalized, leaving thousands unemployed, and recently 124 degree highs reported in our neighborhoods leading to the tragic […]

By |2021-07-28T20:58:27+00:00July 28th, 2021|Featured, News & Events|

Pride! An Interview with Kelly Novahom

June is coming to a close, but #Pride is more than just a month long celebration. Learn about Kelly Novahom (she/her), one of volunteer conveners of the Queer/Trans Subcommittee of our Art and Media Project and what it means to show up for our gender diverse community.

APANO: Any Pride-specific outings or activities that you missed […]

By |2021-07-07T01:41:05+00:00June 25th, 2021|COVID-19, News & Events|

Meet Paola and Lillyanne – Our O82 Muralists!

In 2020, APANO was selected to participate in the Public Art & Civic Engagement (PACE) Capacity Building Initiative led by the Mural Arts Institute, a program of the renowned public art organization Mural Arts Philadelphia. Through this initiative, we are working closely with the Mural Arts Institute to build the capacity of local artists in working with the community to produce two socially-engaged, participatory public art projects from 2021-2023. We are pleased to announce that the selected artists for the first Artist Catalyst Project are Lillyanne Pham (they/she) and Paolo De La Cruz (she/her/ella). These selected artists will receive technical support and participate in deep learning opportunities with Mural Arts Institute as part of its Artist Catalyst program. Before they begin their project in August, we wanted to give you an opportunity to get to know them a little bit more: 

By |2021-06-30T01:44:11+00:00June 24th, 2021|Featured, News & Events|
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