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

Image Description: Calvin, wearing a grey beanie and grey jacket, smiles while sitting on a blue exercise ball.
Calvin Ho
January 19, 2017

CALVIN HO, one of the most energetic and active volunteers at APIENC, identifies as a gay Asian-American of Cambodian, Thai, and Chinese ancestry, though his ethnic identity is complex. Calvin currently studies psychology at San Francisco State University. With APIENC, … Continue reading

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Grace Kong
November 8, 2016

GRACE KONG, one of APIENC’s wonderful volunteers, identifies as a lesbian feminist and as an Excel geek. Grace currently works at the San Francisco International Airport, using her skills to work in data and financial analysis. Grace has been involved … Continue reading

Image Description: Three queer people stand smiling towards the camera at the 2016 Trans March.
Alison Lin
September 14, 2016

ALISON LIN, a queer, mixed-race (Chinese-American and white) woman, has been an active volunteer with APIENC since she moved to the Bay Area three years ago. Alison currently works with social justice nonprofits, where she  focuses on collaboration, embodied leadership, … Continue reading

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

Jean Kim
March 8, 2016

JEAN KIM, a queer, Asian-American Korean, is one of APIENC’s most active volunteers. She “got pulled into the mix” through her friendships with staff members and volunteers. As Jean became more familiar with APIENC, she found that the volunteers were … Continue reading

Avery Nguyen
January 12, 2016

AVERY NGUYEN is a 1st generation, Viet-American, gender fluid, queer young adult who has been volunteering with APIENC through our Dragon Fruit Project and trans justice work. They are inspired and supported by their family, their community, and their love of … Continue reading