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

What is My Movement: Reflections on my Journey in America
January 8, 2018

In 2017, APIENC hosted Panpan, a fellow who came to work with us from China through the Lingnan W.T. Chan Fellowship at UC Berkeley’s Public Service Center. During her 5 months at APIENC, Panpan facilitated APIENC’s first Chinese Study Group, … Continue reading

What’s Coming Up in 2018?
December 20, 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, APIENC is strategizing and planning for 2018 and beyond. In 2018, APIENC will be providing even more leadership development opportunities for our membership, growing our financial and organizational capacity, and strengthening our community’s abilities … 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