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APANO condemns pandemic-linked anti-Asian hate and bias incidents

Recent anti-Asian, anti-Muslim incidents are unacceptable. We must root out hate and bias to keep Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities safe during the pandemic.

Portland, OR — APANO is appalled by the recent incidents of anti-Asian and anti-Muslim violence in the Portland area, and we condemn the hate and racism […]

By |2021-02-01T18:35:48+00:00February 1st, 2021|COVID-19, Featured, News & Events, Press Release|

APANO Condemns the Cruel Rescinding of DACA

Five years ago, the United States government created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) Program. Nearly 800,000 people took the courageous step to apply for DACA – including over 11,000 Oregonians, and over 100,000 identifying as Asian and/or Pacific Islander. That’s 800,000 young adults who have been able to contribute to their […]

By |2017-09-13T20:00:11+00:00September 5th, 2017|Featured, National, News & Events, Press Release|

APANO Condemns White Supremacist Violence in Charlottesville

APANO condemns White Supremacist violence that took place in Charlottesville, VA over this past weekend and we express our deepest sympathy to the protesters who fell victim to this act of terror. These acts of White violence have long been supported by our country’s institutions, policies, and leaders. The so-called “rallies” we experienced […]

By |2017-08-17T17:03:51+00:00August 15th, 2017|Featured, Press Release|

Community Calls for Healing and Long-Term Change

The climate in Portland is emotionally and politically charged right now.  The escalation of attacks on our communities and defenders of human rights place us at a critical juncture: a city in mourning, a state with a history of organized White nationalist/supremacist groups, and a nation with growing populations of immigrants, refugees, Muslims, LGBTQ people […]

By |2017-05-31T22:18:18+00:00May 31st, 2017|Featured, News & Events, Press Release|

Community Statement on May 26th, 2017 Violence by White Supremacist

May 27, 2017

Community Statement on May 26th, 2017 Violence by White Supremacist

We are grieving the brutal stabbing and murder of two courageous bystanders who sought to disrupt a potential assault on a Muslim woman on the TriMet Hollywood MAX station. We extend our heartfelt care and support to the […]

By |2017-05-31T22:36:56+00:00May 27th, 2017|Featured, Press Release|