For NQAPIA’s Immigration Week of Action on April 13th-18th, API Equality – Northern California interviewed Jenna Rapues, Kat Evasco, Penny Baldado, and Amy Lin through StoryCorps. We shared highlights of their stories through a social media campaign for the Week of Action: These four interviews will be also be shared with local artists Kat Evasco and John Caldon on the
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“Being a part of team APIENC, even for just this short while, has been a transformative process for me. I’ve learned a lot about myself and most importantly, about what I want to contribute as part of this community.” – Michelle Lin At API Equality – Northern California, our volunteer committees power our work. Our committees include: Fundraising,
by Betty Cao On February 7th, I facilitated an LGBT workshop with the immigrant Chinese parent leaders I work with at Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA). The CAA’s Parent Advocates program develops monolingual speaking Chinese parents into leaders in their schools and communities through social justice workshops, skills-building trainings and community engagements. In my three
We’re mixing it up this Lunar New Year with GAPA, NRJ, and APIQWTC! on February 28th! Buy your tickets and connect with other LGBTQ API organizations in the Bay Area! Lunar New Year Mixer Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6-9pm Manor West – 750 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94107 Enjoy drinks, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, and entertainment! Learn
On Saturday, February 28th, we’re partnering up with StoryCorps to conduct interview recordings with six storytellers. StoryCorps has collected over 50,000 interviews and deposited them into the Library of Congress. This is a huge opportunity for us to amplify LGBTQ API stories, as they will be shared on the internet, radio and other public broadcasts!
We’re excited to connect with our #QAPI friends, partners, and allies at the 2015 National LGBTQ Task Force Creating Change Conference in Denver, Colorado on February 5-8. You can find a list of the activities we’re co-coordinating with our partners below, including the fifth annual AAPI Institute on Thursday, February 5th. Many of these events
MLIN identifies as an Asian American, Chinese American, gender non-conforming person (and goes by they/theirs pronouns). After recently graduating from Chapman University, MLin moved back to the Bay Area to navigate the real world. Currently, Michelle is interning at a Chinese news media “app” start-up and API Equality – Northern California. MLin’s social and political