API Equality - Northern California News

Trans March 2016
Join Asians and Pacific Islanders at Trans March 2016!
June 14, 2016

Hi there! This is MLin, community organizer at API Equality – Northern California. I’d like to invite you to join us in honoring transgender, gender non-conforming, and genderqueer people, lives, and histories at Trans March next Friday on June 24th.  Last year, in … Continue reading

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Volunteer at Folsom Street Events with APIENC!!
June 8, 2016

For the first time ever, we are partnering with Folsom Street Events to power our work. In order to receive funds, we need to recruit a TON of volunteers for Up Your Alley (Sunday, July 31) and Folsom Street Fair … Continue reading

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Taken during 1979 National Third World Gay and Lesbian Conference
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Save the Date for Resilience Archives: A Historical LGBTQ AAPI Tour...
June 1, 2016

This summer, API Equality – Northern California (APIENC) and Visibility Project Director, artist Mia Nakano are collaborating to develop a historical LGBTQ AAPI tour of San Francisco Bay Area – “Resilience Archives” that will culminate in an accessible digital online … Continue reading

POW! Sammie Wills
Announcing our New Director!
May 17, 2016

Dear APIENC Community, After a rigorous search and hiring process, I’m proud to announce that starting in July, Sammie Ablaza Wills will be API Equality – Northern California’s next Director! Many of you may know Sammie as our Community Organizer, … Continue reading

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Sine Hwang Jensen
May 11, 2016

SINE HWANG JENSEN is a queer, Asian American, mixed-race woman who began volunteering with APIENC about a year ago. Currently, Sine is a librarian at the UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Library, focusing on Asian American and Comparative Ethnic Studies. Growing … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Our First Spring Leadership Exchange
May 11, 2016

During the summer of 2015, we piloted a 5-week long series of trainings called the API Queer Justice Leadership Exchange (APIQJLEX). Participants came together for a few hours each week to learn skills, build relationships, and reflect deeply on the queer … Continue reading