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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

Mika sits indoors, smiling toward the camera. Behind her is a wall with big flowers prints.
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

POP! People over Pride: Training Camp for LGBTQ API Youth –...
February 25, 2019

POP! Camp is BACK! This summer, APIENC and NQAPIA are hosting our second People Over Pride (POP!) Camp for LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander Youth. POP! Camp is an intensive 4-day LGBTQ API training camp for youth ages 14-20 to … Continue reading

This Has Been a Messy Year: Practicing Healthy Accountability
by Avery Nguyen | February 6, 2019

Avery Nguyen (they/them) is a member of APIENC’s Core Committee, and our Trans Justice Committee. After our retreats with the Wildfire Project, Avery wrote this reflection to share with the APIENC community.  This has been a messy year. Besides the … Continue reading

2019 Summer Organizer Program – Apply by March 1st
February 1, 2019

Do you want to work with trans, gender nonconforming, and queer 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? … Continue reading