Do you want to work with LGBTQ API communities? Do you have a commitment to social justice? Do you want to learn concrete community organizing skills and work to build movements for change? The application for API Equality – Northern California’s Summer Internship 2017 is now open! Applications are due March 3rd, 2017! ABOUT OUR
CALVIN HO, one of the most energetic and active volunteers at APIENC, identifies as a gay Asian-American of Cambodian, Thai, and Chinese ancestry, though his ethnic identity is complex. Calvin currently studies psychology at San Francisco State University. With APIENC, he has been an intern and a trainer, and has spent much of his time
by Cindy Zhong, 2016 Chan Fellow Right before I came to America, my friends in our rainbow group (an independent queer student group that I joined in) back in China joked with me, “We’re so glad that our group is going to be supported by foreign power! Go ahead and bring new experiences back to
GRACE KONG, one of APIENC’s wonderful volunteers, identifies as a lesbian feminist and as an Excel geek. Grace currently works at the San Francisco International Airport, using her skills to work in data and financial analysis. Grace has been involved with community work for many years. Previously, she has worked with nonprofits and government agencies:
This summer, Team APIENC was busy. During the past few months, our team has been working hard to support summer interns, march in the streets, launch new projects, highlight community artists, and build a thriving LGBTQ API community. Here’s a recap of some of the most amazing things we have been able to do: 1.
ALISON LIN, a queer, mixed-race (Chinese-American and white) woman, has been an active volunteer with APIENC since she moved to the Bay Area three years ago. Alison currently works with social justice nonprofits, where she focuses on collaboration, embodied leadership, and learning through experimentation. Alison has been involved in queer Asian & Pacific Islander communities
Happening now! APIENC’s first Artist Collective Exhibit is up for viewing at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC), located in Oakland’s Chinatown. This exhibit, which features art from multiple LGBTQ+ API artists, showcases the lives and narratives of our community. Working in different mediums, artists share their hxstories and lessons from existing projects such as