APIENC is jumpstarting a new tradition this year to provide more opportunities for community members to get to know each other while sharing food and space together. In 2017, we’ll be holding Quarterly Potlucks as a way of casual gathering and a forum for community updates. Before the potluck, we will also be holding a
Category: API Equality
Last November, we hosted our annual Community Brunch, celebrating all of our amazing fundraisers and dedicate volunteers. Over 50 people showed up to eat home cooked food, meet new friends, and take part in our post-fundraiser raffle. The brunch was prepared by a crew of chefs and helpers, who came together to craft a vast spread
Dear community, This past year was a whirlwind. From rampant hate crimes, to attacks on valuable public programs, to a national rhetoric crafted to make our people feel afraid—it seems that those who refuse to see our humanity have become even more bold in their hate. Interpersonal violence has pushed people into further isolation, and
In the last month, APIENC has heard the need for our community to hold space, reflect, and strategize for our safety. Our community partners and people from around the country have worked hard to provide and compile resources, and we want to uplift these efforts, inform ourselves, and keep each other up to date. We
The Dragon Fruit Project is an intergenerational oral hxstory project that explores queer Asians and Pacific Islanders and their experiences with love and activism in the 1960s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. Since 2013, volunteers have engaged with our queer Asian and Pacific Islander hxstories by recording, transcribing, and disseminating over 60 Dragon Fruit Project interviews.
Come celebrate with us at our upcoming Dragon Fruit Project Digital Portal Launch Party! Dragon Fruit Project is an intergenerational oral history project that documents queer and trans Asians and Pacific Islanders and their experiences with love and activism from the 1960s to present. Since 2013, volunteers have engaged with our queer and trans Asian
Speaking from this year of growth since our last Berkeley Run, we’ve been astounded by the abundance of our communities and strongly stand by our core belief that “our communities have everything we need to support ourselves and each other.” This fall, we are placing an emphasis on holistic wellness and providing opportunities for community