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Michelle Wang
November 13, 2017

  MICHELLE, who identifies as Asian, American, and Queer, is an active volunteer with APIENC. She is part of the Communications Committee and has also helped coordinate APIENC events. Michelle is also a software engineer during the day. Michelle volunteers … Continue reading

11/20 Trans Day of Resilience – Honoring Our Thriving Selves Now
November 13, 2017

As we’re looking to uplift Trans Day of Resilience and counter the violence that our TGNC communities face, we want to provide a space where our TGNC folks can come together and honor our thriving trans selves now. Our Trans … Continue reading

grow: ourselves, our communities, our movements. #GROWAPIENC towards $15,000!
October 31, 2017

In this political moment we’re fighting isolation, burn-out, and increased attacks on our communities. We know our continued work towards safety and liberation will take stretching and growing in bold ways–in ways we cannot yet anticipate. APIENC is a home … Continue reading

Yi-Yi Kung
September 12, 2017

YI-YI, an active dissenter of the wine-whine merger, is one of the many artists in the APIENC family. Yi-Yi grew up in Georgia where it was hard to find queer and/or Asian community and to be grounded in their identity as … Continue reading

Physical, Emotional, and Material: Reflections on Community and Care
by Justine Xu | September 11, 2017

APIENC’s summer internship is transformative and revolutionary. Never before have I been given so much time, space, and intentional care to focus on my own self-growth and process. I have learned that actively creating the world we want to see … Continue reading

Bringing it Home: Reflections on NQAPIA’s Regional Summit
by Lina Khoeur | September 11, 2017

For me, going home usually means anxiety. I’m not talking about general nervousness and a jittery stomach – when I go home, I usually have to spend the next day in bed, physically ill. Fresno, the city I grew up … Continue reading