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Wai Yee Poon
July 6, 2017

WAI YEE POON, a self described badass bitch and tender hard femme, is an active APIENC volunteer as well as a community organizer for Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA). Growing up with immigrant working-class parents, Wai Yee witnessed inequality in … Continue reading

We’re Still Here, We’re Still Struggling, and We’re Still Fighting: Reflections...
July 5, 2017

This past month, APIENC, along with Gabriela-SF, ieumsae, and VietUnity organized a trans, queer, and allied Asian and Pacific Islander Contingent for Trans March. Our contingent was 200+ people strong. Avery, core member of APIENC’s Trans Justice Working Group and … Continue reading

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A Story of Transformation: Give OUT Day 2017
May 10, 2017

On April 20, 2017, over 20 Team APIENC fundraisers and phone-bankers helped engage 248 unique donors and raise over $11,000 for GiveOUT Day. APIENC also placed second in the San Francisco Bay Area Small Budget leaderboard, earning a bonus of … Continue reading

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Restoring our Histories – Dragon Fruit Project Working Day Recap
May 10, 2017

The Dragon Fruit Project had its FIRST EVER quality control working day this past April 9, which was a great success. Over 15 volunteers (also known as the QTs for QC) came out to help review over 20 transcripts to … Continue reading

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Join Asian and Pacific Islanders for Trans March 2017!
May 10, 2017

Join APIENC (API Equality – Northern California) for this year’s Trans March to show our power as Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Asian and Pacific Islander people! Last summer, our contingent of Asian Pacific Islander trans, GNC people, and cis allies … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Resilience Archives Storytelling Showcase + Visibility Project Book...
May 10, 2017

RESILIENCE ARCHIVES: PERFORMANCE & LAUNCH VISIBILITY PROJECT BOOK LAUNCH SAVE THE DATE Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 6:00 – 8:30 pm The Resilience Archives is a collection of personal photos, fliers, interviews, and historical documents from the LGBTQIA+ Asian American and … Continue reading

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Caroline Truong
May 10, 2017

CAROLINE TRUONG has been an active volunteer with APIENC since last year and is part of our Trans Justice Working Group. Most recently, Caroline supported the curriculum development facilitation of our February Trans Justice Training for Trainers and was an … Continue reading