Policy

Responding to Hate: Safe and Connected Communities

We are still heartbroken and devastated by these violent attacks against our community. The victims of this attack, like many of us, were already struggling with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, personally and economically. We all deserve a world free of the targeted racism and violence that took place in Atlanta, GA […]

By |2021-04-02T18:09:46+00:00April 1st, 2021|Featured, Legislative Advocacy, News & Events, Policy|

Join us for APANO’s 2020 Advocacy Summit!

APANO will be hosting its first-ever Advocacy Summit on January 11, 2020. We invite Asian and Pacific Islander-identifying community members from around the state to share their stories so we can build a broad collective vision for APANO’s policy and political advocacy over the next two years.

By |2020-02-13T22:33:26+00:00December 19th, 2019|Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy, News & Events, Policy|

2019 Legislative Recap

Historic Wins for the API Community

A groundbreaking legislative session adjourned on June 30, and Oregon has once again showed the rest of the country what a progressive agenda that helps families can look like in the face of the Trump administration.

APANO began the 2019 legislative session with an ambitious agenda, and […]

By |2019-07-31T17:34:50+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Advocacy, Capitol, Featured, Legislative Advocacy, Policy|

Gurpreet Supports Measure 101

by Gurpreet, Community Member

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant and Sikh community volunteer, I frequently witness the effects accessible healthcare has on the mental and physical wellbeing of our community members. In the South Asian/Indian community, the effects are starkest among our elderly. Many worked in entry level jobs that paid minimum wage, and now, without […]

By |2018-02-03T00:30:53+00:00January 16th, 2018|Advocacy, Campaign, Elections, Featured, Health Equity, News & Events, Policy|

Cissey Supports Measure 101

by Dr. Cissey Ye, DAOM
Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Traditional Medicine

Oregon is my home. I grew up Beaverton, I studied Acupuncture and Chinese Traditional Medicine in Portland, and I help heal the community through my clinic in NW Portland (home of the largest concentration of Asian residents outside of SE 82nd Ave in Portland).

A significant part […]

By |2017-12-29T22:50:25+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Elections, Featured, News & Events, Policy|