Author: sammie

2019 Summer Organizer Program – Apply by March 1st

Do you want to work with trans, gender nonconforming, and queer API people and communities? Do you have a commitment to social justice? Are you ready to transform, learn concrete community organizing skills, and work to build movements for change? The application for APIENC’s (API Equality – Northern California) Summer Organizer Program is now open!

Continue reading

2019? 😲 Let’s do this.

APIENC was first founded in 2004, and refounded in 2013, with a commitment to young, trans, and gender nonconforming leadership. This shift happened through intentional changes to our structure, work, and initiatives. 6 years later, we’ve grown in our understanding of queer and transgender API experiences in the Bay Area and we’ve strengthened our relationships

Continue reading

We Are Magic Manifested, and We Won’t Be Erased

APIENC’s Statement on the Leaked ‘Trans Memo’ Yesterday, The New York Times reported an unreleased memo from the Trump administration, which would aim to define sex as, “a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.” The memo, drafted by the Department of Health and Human Services, would diminish the role of gender identity under

Continue reading

Welcome APIENC’s New Community Organizer!

Dear APIENC Community, We are excited to announce that Jasmin Hoo will be joining us in the role of Community Organizer on September 18th! Jasmin is an amazing social justice educator, activist, and artist, with over ten years experience working with youth and communities through theater and direct action. Here are a few words from

Continue reading

We’re Hiring a Community Organizer!

APIENC (API Equality – Northern California) is hiring a Community Organizer! Title:  Community Organizer, APIENC (API Equality – Northern California) Hiring By: September 2018, process below Compensation: $45,000 – $50,000, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, & paid vacation time Hours: Full-time, including travel U.S.-based travel 1-2 times per year. Location: San Francisco, CA

Continue reading