Physical, Emotional, and Material: Reflections on Community and Care
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
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

Daily Acts of Resistance – A NEW Dragon Fruit Project Zine!
September 11, 2017

This summer saw the release of the 3rd Dragon Fruit Project (DFP) Zine! For those unfamiliar, a zine, shortened from fanzine or magazine, is a self-published work often featuring original texts and images that give voice to those outside of … Continue reading

Defend DACA Now, Protect all Immigrants Forever
September 5, 2017

We are devastated, horrified and angry that the Trump administration has decided to continue attacking immigrants, people of color, and queer and trans people by terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA has allowed more than 800,000 undocumented young people to access … Continue reading

Contribute to the THIRD Dragon Fruit Project Zine!
July 6, 2017

Do you fancy art? Are you an artist? We need your help to make our 3rd Dragon Fruit Project Zine happen! Hello APIENC Community! My name is Ralph and I am an APIENC summer intern. I will be helping with … Continue reading

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