Posted by Dakota Raymundo In the past couple decades racial and economic segregation in schools has been growing. According to a report done by Edbuild, more than half of students nationwide attend a school that is at least 75 percent… Read More »HOW ARE SCHOOLS STILL SEGREGATED TODAY?
Posted by YAC Members On November 23, 2019, the Youth Advisory Council hosted our first Youth YOU-nity art show. As an artivism-based community event that aimed to engage young visual and performing artists, creative youth from around the Bay Area came together… Read More »YAC HOSTS OUR FIRST YOUTH YOU-NITY!
Posted by YAC Members On October 4th, 2019, the Youth Advisory Council attended Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach’s 44th Annual Gala. Just like previous years, we, along with other community organizations, APILO staff, and influential members of the Bay Area, came together to… Read More »YAC ATTENDS APILO’S 44TH ANNUAL GALA!
Posted by Cindy Zhu Since the beginning of our country’s history, white men have constituted the majority of political positions, which contradicts the idea of living in a democratic society where all people are represented. Due to their political power,… Read More »HOW DO AMERICANS VIEW MEN IN POWER?
This speech was presented on the steps of SF City Hall by our YAC members for the 2019 Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kickoff. ————— 10.02.2019 Good evening everyone, we are the Youth Advisory Council from API Legal Outreach. At YAC,… Read More »YAC AT SF’S 2019 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH KICKOFF
Posted by Matthew Wong The Amazon rainforest is burning. However, this isn’t a new concept to the Brazilian rainforest. The problem is President Jair Bolsonaro’s reluctance of protecting the Amazon. Since taking office as President of Brazil in January, Brazil’s… Read More »WHY IS THE AMAZON BURNING?
Posted by Emily Liang “Violence. Healing. & Solidarity.” A physical and abstract atmosphere in which we acknowledge the violence in our communities, heal collectively, and stand in solidarity to spread visibility and fight against violence. Friday, September 19, marked the… Read More »#IMREADY MOVEMENT
Posted by all YAC members API-ACT(Asian Pacific Island Activism and Community Teach-Out) is an annual week-long summer program held by APILO for Bay Area youth. It focuses on activism and social justice issues in our communities through the education of history, identities, and issues… Read More »ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR OF API-ACT
Posted by Eujean Do and Queenie Tu On Friday, June 28 2019, interns from APILO’s Youth Advisory Council joined hands with youth from other local API programs to march at the Trans March. This year is especially special as we… Read More »YAC MEMBERS ATTEND THE ANNUAL TRANS MARCH IN SF