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William Alvites
May 15, 2018

William is a member of our Trans Justice working group and has been involved with APIENC for over six months now, helping form trans&gnc specific spaces. William was actively involved in organizing our first ever Trans&GNC Rights and Empowerment Day, … Continue reading

Creating Liberation Together: Reflections from TGNC Rights & Empowerment Day
by Caroline Truong | May 15, 2018

On March 24th, 2018 our Trans Justice Working Group facilitated APIENC’s first Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Rights and Empowerment Day (RED)! We made space for a whole day centering our TGNC Asian and Pacific Islander community, full of workshops that emphasized … Continue reading

Give OUT YAY!
May 15, 2018

Thanks to our 21 stellar fundraisers and to our community abound with ABUNDANCE, we exceeded all of our goals, raised over $18,000, and engaged over 320 people during this year’s Give OUT Day on April 19th! We also landed 1st … Continue reading

Anna Lei
March 12, 2018

Anna, a APIENC intern alumni of 2016, is now an active volunteer with the Dragon Fruit Project Committee and part of APIENC Core! She identifies as a Queer Asian American person of color. Through APIENC’s summer internship, Anna was able … Continue reading

Join us on 3/24 – Trans&GNC Rights and Empowerment Day!
March 7, 2018

In January 2016, a small group of trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) community members convened our first ever Trans Justice Working Group. We wanted more space and time to plan events for our people to learn, eat, come together, and … Continue reading

2017 Reflections, 2018 Directions
February 6, 2018

When our communities are under attack, what do we do? Rise up, fight back!  This chant comes up at rallies and marches throughout the year. As movements, organizations, and people involved in work towards justice, we are well equipped to … Continue reading