Image description: group selfie of smiling participants of APIENC's Leadership Exchange. Folx are holding mason jars full of burdock and vinegar.
Grounding Ourselves in Each Other: Yuan and Teo’s Summer Reflections
September 9, 2018

Reflections from Yuan Wang, 2018 APIENC Summer Organizer (they/them pronouns): When I shared the first story that came to mind of feeling deeply “unwelcome”, my shoulders felt heavy and my eyes lowered to the ground. “We’re doing that one,” a … Continue reading

Welcome APIENC’s New Community Organizer!
August 31, 2018

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 … Continue reading

Image description: A big group selfie of APIENC's TTAC cohort, along with the text: "Pacific Islander, Asian, trans, and queer people are directly impacted by climate change."
From September 8 – 16, We Rise for Climate Justice
August 29, 2018

On September 8th, thousands of people will be in the streets of San Francisco rising for climate justice and pushing elected leaders to be accountable to frontline communities. Will you be one of them? The effects of climate change are … Continue reading

Thanks to our Ancestors: Reflections from Trans March 2018
July 10, 2018

Hello everyone! My name is Julie Le and I use they/them pronouns. I am a Vietnamese and Southeast Asian American rooted in Oakland to refugees from the Vietnam War. This summer, I am an APIENC summer organizer and I’m work … Continue reading

Medha Asthana
July 9, 2018

MEDHA is a volunteer and Core member of APIENC! Medha Asthana identifies as a queer Indian American, born in India and raised in the Midwest and the SF Bay Area. Outside of APIENC, Medha is an Organizer at Californians for … Continue reading

Skate with your fellow APIENC-ERS!
July 9, 2018

Learn How to Skateboard: Beginner’s Basic 101 with Lorl and Yams BYOB: It’s bring your own board event! Who: Everyone and all levels but centering queer trans folx beginners! What: Learn how to skateboard (this entails the basics!) Where: Golden … Continue reading

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
June 13, 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 … Continue reading