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
Posted by Vivian Wu and Emily Liang On a rainy night in Oakland, community members gathered at the gymnasium of Roosevelt Jr High School. The rain was not the problem, because their hearts were united on the topic of misrepresentation… Read More »APISA INITIATIVE COMMUNITY REPORTBACK
Posted by Kathy Liang On October 20, 2017, the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) was invited to attend and help with API Legal Outreach’s 42nd Anniversary Gala. The YAC members were able to engage in organizational funding and also connect with… Read More »STAND & RESIST: API LEGAL OUTREACH’S 42ND ANNIVERSARY GALA
Posted by Michelle Lu Oscar and Irma, parents of 2 month year old, Issac, were told that in order to cure Issac’s pyloric stenosis they would need to travel to a hospital in Corpus Christi. From Rio Grande Valley to… Read More »FAMILIES FACE THE RISK OF DEPORTATION IN ORDER TO GET PROPER HEALTH CARE
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 community and raise awareness towards domestic violence and teen dating violence!… Read More »WANNA WIN UP TO $200? PERFORM FOR THE THAT’S NOT LOVE TALENT SHOW!
Posted by Emily Liang In March, two high school students in Maryland were accused of raping a 14-year-old schoolmate in the bathroom. The two students, Henry Sanchez-Milian, 18, and Jose Montano, 17, were arrested and charged as adults with first-degree… Read More »SCAPEGOATING IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES IS NOT JUSTICE FOR RAPE SURVIVORS
Posted by Kathy Liang In the month of April, 2017, a United Airlines plane, headed for Louisville, just finished its boarding process. They needed four volunteers to leave the plane in order to create space for United employees. An airline… Read More »IS #CHINESELIVESMATTER JUSTIFIED?
Posted by Vivian Wu Equality is for all, but I guess the definition for “all” isn’t the same to everyone. Once again, our government tests our community. As Asian/Pacific Islanders, we’ve been known for our favoritism towards males and boys… Read More »FIGHT BACK AGAINST ATTACKS ON ASIAN WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS!