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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

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Image description: Text reads "Asians and Pacific Islanders at Trans March 2018. Save the date: Friday June 22nd. Program: 5-6 pm March 6-8 pm RSVP: bit.ly/qtapiTM2018" Text is overlayed over 2017 contingent photo.

March with us! Trans March 2018

Join APIENC (API Equality – Northern California), along with Third World Resistance for this year’s Trans March on Friday 6/22 to chant, march, and fight for liberation with trans, gender nonconforming, and allied API people! We want to show up to Trans March 2018 as a powerful contingent committed to fighting for justice and liberation

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Creating Liberation Together: Reflections from TGNC Rights & Empowerment Day

On March 24th, 2018 our Trans Justice Working Group facilitated APIENC’s first Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Rights and Empowerment Day (RED)! We made space for a whole day centering our TGNC Asian and Pacific Islander community, full of workshops that emphasized our rights, healthcare, and empowerment. At the event, we prepared an art and zine station,

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2018 Summer Organizing Program – Now Accepting Applications!

Do you want to work with queer, transgender, and gender nonconforming 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!

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What is My Movement: Reflections on my Journey in America

In 2017, APIENC hosted Panpan, a fellow who came to work with us from China through the Lingnan W.T. Chan Fellowship at UC Berkeley’s Public Service Center. During her 5 months at APIENC, Panpan facilitated APIENC’s first Chinese Study Group, created case studies on the LGBTQ movement in China, and built deep relationships with our

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