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Three Takeaways on Environmental Justice from PGM ONE
by Justine Xu | June 7, 2019

Environmental and climate justice work is an emerging part of APIENC’s organizing and politics. APIENC’s TTAC (Think and Take Action Cohort) brings together and inspires queer and transgender Asian and Pacific Islander (QTAPI) people in the SF Bay Area to … Continue reading

Bold white handwritten text against colorful paint stroke background that reads: "For Us, By Us, In Order To Serve Us!" Underneath, on pink background is white text that reads: "APIENC is launching a survey to understand the needs of transgender, gender nonconforming, and non-binary Asians & Pacific Islanders living in the Bay Area. Is that you?" To the right is the yellow circular APIENC logo and bit.ly/TGNCAPIneeds.
For Us, By Us, In Order To Serve Us: The TGNC...
June 5, 2019

In recent years we’ve witnessed our trans, gender nonconforming, and nonbinary community make big strides, but we’re still not safe or free. When it comes to documenting our community needs, there are FEW resources that speak to the wide variety … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Legacies: APIENC at SF Pride
by APIENC’s Core Committee | May 28, 2019

APIENC won Community Grand Marshal of SF Pride 2019 by public vote. This is an honor and a responsibility. With increased police presence, heavy corporate involvement, and impact on the local underhoused communities, SF Pride is far from its radical … Continue reading

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A New Organizer Has Joined APIENC! 💛#PowerUPGiveOUT
April 8, 2019

My name is Yuan Wang; I’m writing to you as the new Community Organizer at APIENC! As a trans/genderqueer second-generation Chinese-American person, I first joined APIENC in the summer of 2018 as a summer organizer. Now, I’m so excited to … Continue reading

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Sustain Our Work: For The Sake Of…
March 11, 2019

What is an APIENC monthly sustainer? An APIENC monthly sustainer is someone who gives every month to APIENC through a recurring donation – a sustainer joins our work by committing a monthly donation of $10 or more! With our current … Continue reading

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Mika Hernandez
March 10, 2019

MAR 2019 | MIKA HERNANDEZ Mika (she/they) is a mixed queer non binary artist, community organizer, cook, and healer. Mika was born, raised and currently lives on occupied Chochenyo Ohlone land. Mika is yonsei, chicana, and 4th generation corean american.On … Continue reading