Anna Lei
March 12, 2018

ANNA a APIENC intern alumni of 2016, is now an active volunteer with the Dragon Fruit Project Committee and part of APIENC Core! She identifies as a Queer Asian American person of color. Through APIENC’s summer internship, Anna was able … Continue reading

Join us on 3/24 – Trans&GNC Rights and Empowerment Day!
March 7, 2018

In January 2016, a small group of trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) community members convened our first ever Trans Justice Working Group. We wanted more space and time to plan events for our people to learn, eat, come together, and … Continue reading

11/20 Trans Day of Resilience – Honoring Our Thriving Selves Now
November 13, 2017

As we’re looking to uplift Trans Day of Resilience and counter the violence that our TGNC communities face, we want to provide a space where our TGNC folks can come together and honor our thriving trans selves now. Our Trans … Continue reading

Wai Yee Poon
July 6, 2017

WAI YEE POON, a self described tender hard femme, is an active APIENC volunteer as well as a community organizer for Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA). Growing up with immigrant working-class parents, Wai Yee witnessed inequality in the way her … Continue reading

A Story of Transformation: Give OUT Day 2017
May 10, 2017

On April 20, 2017, over 20 Team APIENC fundraisers and phone-bankers helped engage 248 unique donors and raise over $11,000 for GiveOUT Day. APIENC also placed second in the San Francisco Bay Area Small Budget leaderboard, earning a bonus of … Continue reading

Restoring our Histories – Dragon Fruit Project Working Day Recap
May 10, 2017

The Dragon Fruit Project had its FIRST EVER quality control working day this past April 9, which was a great success. Over 15 volunteers (also known as the QTs for QC) came out to help review over 20 transcripts to … Continue reading

Save the Date: Resilience Archives Storytelling Showcase + Visibility Project Book...
May 10, 2017

RESILIENCE ARCHIVES: PERFORMANCE & LAUNCH VISIBILITY PROJECT BOOK LAUNCH SAVE THE DATE Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 6:00 – 8:30 pm The Resilience Archives is a collection of personal photos, fliers, interviews, and historical documents from the LGBTQIA+ Asian American and … Continue reading