October Newsletter

November 5, 2013

One Story at a Time

Vince Crisotomo, a participant of the Pink Elephant Project reflects on our September 21st storytelling and conversations training.

“I’ve told my story hundreds of times and the only thing that changes is me. Connecting my story to faith pushed me out of my comfort level and made me explore what my story means to me and not just others.”

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More Than Just Oral Histories – Bridging the Generational Gap

“Working with the Dragon Fruit project as a transcriber has been an opportunity for me to self-reflect on my identity as a queer Asian, connect with others, and hear compelling histories unfold.” Read more. – Esther Kang

 

Sending Off Our 2013 Interns

 

“My internship was a life-changing experience and after four classes, API Equality – Northern California continues to prove to be a space for community building and sense of home-coming.” Read more.
– Betty Cao

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PARTICIPANT CALL-OUT:

Our Families | Our Voices

 

Calling all LGBTQ IMMIGRANTS! Our Family Coalition and other community partners invite you to join our new LGBTQ Immigration oral history project. Inspire change by sharing your story! Click here for more information on how you can get involved.

Volunteer of the Month

OCTOBER 2013

Bryan Makishi

“I volunteer because I want to be part of a community that believes we are–and always were–good enough, and to gain limitless self-appreciation of me and my sexuality.” Read more