Posted by Amber Chang On Friday June 29th, I attended a conference on Mobilizing Communities for Healthy Relationships Convening in Sacramento, the state capital. As I was registering and checking, in the woman at the registration table questioned if a… Read More »YAC PARTICIPATES IN MOBILIZING COMMUNITIES FOR HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CONVENING: CELEBRATING CHANGE!
Posted by Amber Chang, Hua Wei, Javier Acosta, and Michelle Lu On May 19th, YAC attended the San Francisco City Youth Conference at Balboa High School. The conference was organized by students who wanted to share their voices to their… Read More »YAC PRESENTS IN SAN FRANCISCO CITY YOUTH CONFERENCE: ONE CITY, ONE VOICE!
Posted by Amber Chang and Kathy Liang The members of the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) were invited to participate in Youth Together’s listening circle held at Eastside Arts Alliance as part of their Listening Campaign. Youth Together is a group… Read More »YAC PARTICIPATES IN YOUTH TOGETHER’S LISTENING CAMPAIGN
Posted by Amber Chang and Jocelyn Gao Every year, thousands of people in the Bay Area gather in San Francisco’s Japantown to celebrate Japanese and Japanese American culture at the Cherry Blossom Festival. At this annual celebration, there are cultural… Read More »SILLY SPUDS AT CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
Come join us for an evening of talent and refreshments. This is API Legal Outreach’s Youth Advisory Council’s annual talent show to recognize talent in the Asian Pacific Islander – Bay Area community and raise awareness towards domestic violence and… Read More »UPCOMING ANNUAL YAC TALENT SHOW!!
Posted by Amber Chang and Kathy Liang On February 10th, Team Stronger Than You Think (TSTYT) held their very first Symbiosis Summit, a youth-led summit to educate youth about healthy relationships, uplift trans and queer youth, and empower young activists.… Read More »SYMBIOSIS SUMMIT: UPLIFTING TRANS AND QUEER YOUTH
Stanford’s Listen to the Silence Conference 2018 was a wonderful learning experience. Although our audience turnout was smaller than last year, I enjoyed how engaging the audience was. It was inspiring to see that people were interested and willing to… Read More »YAC ATTENDS LISTEN TO THE SILENCE CONFERENCE 2018: IMMIGRATION NARRATIVES
Posted by Kathy Liang, Emily Liang, and Vivian Wu On Monday, February 12, 2018, the Anti-Trafficking Collaborative of the Bay Area (ATCBA), consisting of API Legal Outreach, AWS, and Banteay Srei, held a presentation at The Spot in Oakland to… Read More »COMING TOGETHER AS THE ANTI-TRAFFICKING COLLABORATIVE OF THE BAY AREA
Posted by Jocelyn Gao and Emily Liang The annual Oshogatsu Festival, sponsored by the Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC) and the Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO), united the community to celebrate the New Year on a sunny Saturday afternoon… Read More »YAC CELEBRATES 47TH ANNUAL OSHOGATSU MATSURI
Posted by Kathy Liang Building connections with organizations that also strive to create change and advocate for issues within communities is an essential part of YAC. Brothers on the Rise (BOTR) is an organization located in Fruitvale, Oakland that aims… Read More »BROTHERS ON THE RISE WITH YAC