For over three months API Equality – Northern California has partnered with ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights Through Education) to educate the public on fair and humane immigration reform. As an end-of-summer event, we wanted to gather our community partners and find ways to highlight the intersections of LGBTQ and Immigration identity. Further, we
Category: Leadership Development
Join API Equality – Northern California and many other community partners for a panel that explores the intersections of LGBTQ and Immigrant communities. How can we build together, to defend the rights of all people? When: September 12th | 5:30pm-6pm Snacks | 6pm-8pm Program Where: St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church | 1661 15th St.
I’m Tracy, API Equality – Northern California’s Community Organizer. Three summers ago, I was a part of the first intern class. As a queer Vietnamese woman, this leadership development opportunity meant I got to envision for myself what it would be like to live in a world where I was my true self. Everyday, I
At this year’s National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance’s (NQAPIA) Leadership Summit in Honolulu, HI, we learned organizing skills and gained more perspective on Pacific Islander needs and issues. API Equality – Northern California was also able to share our own best practices and knowledge by leading sessions on storytelling, one-on-one relationship building, and radical
When I was asked to write a post about API Equality – Northern California’s experience at the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) Conference, I was perplexed on where to even start. Let me just start by saying that I am writing this post from a young person’s first-time experience at NQAPIA. The conference
Are you an artist? Activist? Artivist? Would you like to be? If you write, paint, make films, take photos, dance, spit poetry, act, teach, or want to just try–API Equality is seeking participants for a new arts leadership and advocacy program. Project Q is a new community arts project that seeks to foster the creative
Nine outstanding young API leaders have been selected for the Helen Zia Fellowship for Social Change. They are Wendy Chuah, Kenny Gong, Maggie Kong, Siddharth P. Kulkarni, Cynthia Liao, Carmina Ocampo, Chibo Shinagawa, Trangdai Glassey-Tranguyen, and Daniel Wu. Each were selected on the basis of their leadership potential, commitment to serving their API community, and