API Equality - Northern California News

Pastel cartoon figure stands in the center of image, hands placed on hips, their shadow is behind them, flowers at their right and left sides. Quote below them reads: "My first summer with APIENC transformed me into the leader I am today. APIENC taught me what it meant to believe in abundance. I was challenged to trust in myself and my community and truly believe that we are enough. Now, I know, that when we work interdependently, with our whole selves and our highest truths, we are building the world we want to see." - Sammie Ablaza Wills, Summer 2013 Intern
Tune into TRANSFORM APIENC: Give OUT Day on 4/20!
April 19, 2017

We have officially selected our 8th cohort of APIENC summer interns! We welcome Connie, Isabella, Justine, Kristin, Lina, and Ralph to the APIENC family, and you will be hearing more them soon. In the meantime, we are kicking off our … Continue reading

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Reflections from our February Trans Justice T4T
March 7, 2017

On February 11th, 2017, our Trans Justice Working Group facilitated APIENC’s first T4T (Training for Trainers) in the Bay Area. With over 20 people from various Bay Area API organizations in the room, we covered a range of content from Gender … Continue reading

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APIENC Springterns!
March 7, 2017

This month we wanted to highlight our springterns, Gibson, Quinton, and Katie! Gibson, who identifies as a cisgender male, is currently a freshman at UC Berkeley where he studies Political Science and Economics and also works as a Crime and … Continue reading

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CAAMFest 35 OUT/HERE SHORTS on March 11, 2017
March 2, 2017

This year, API Equality – Northern California (APIENC) will be presenting OUT/HERE — SHORTS at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. Save the date for March 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. to watch all seven films: The Book of Living and Dying, Drug for Unicorns, Escaping Agra, Nuoc, Pria, The Right Bank, and Two-Sided Ride. Continue reading






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Join us for our Quarterly APIENC Potluck – Sunday 3/12!
February 16, 2017

APIENC is jumpstarting a new tradition this year to provide more opportunities for community members to get to know each other while sharing food and space together. In 2017, we’ll be holding Quarterly Potlucks as a way of casual gathering … Continue reading

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2017 Summer Internship Application Now Open!
February 3, 2017

Do you want to work with LGBTQ API communities? Do you have a commitment to social justice? Do you want to learn concrete community organizing skills and work to build movements for change? The application for API Equality – Northern … Continue reading