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 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
Posted by all YAC members It was raining outside. Cold and stormy. But the VSCO Headquarters in Oakland, California was burning with passion, talent, and excitement. Pink and purple balloons were sprawled around the ground from the elevators to the far back of the… Read More »YAC HOSTS ITS 17TH ANNUAL THAT’S NOT LOVE TALENT SHOW
Posted by Vivian Wu and Kathy Liang Seven days of strike backed up by a 2,206 to 105 vote from the teacher union. 97% of OUSD students not in school. Over $7 million lost from OUSD. Yet still, the final… Read More »THE FIGHT FOR STUDENT VISIBILITY AND EQUITY
Posted by Vivian Wu and Kathy Liang On a chill evening, YAC members Kathy and Vivian joined the warm crowd of IWAY’s API Talent Show: Lifting the Voices of API Youth. IWAY stands for “Improving the Wellness of Asian Youth,” and they are part of a… Read More »YAC ATTENDS IWAY’S LIFTING THE VOICES OF API YOUTH TALENT SHOW
Posted by Eujean Do, Nicholas Chung, Emily Liang, Kathy Liang, Hua Wei, and Vivian Wu On February 9, 2019, YAC members attended the 2nd annual Symbiosis, a conference in Fremont for LGBTQ+ youth and allies to uplift the LGBTQ+ community.… Read More »YAC PARTICIPATES AT SYMBOSIS 2019
Posted by Kathy Liang, Nicholas Chung, Emily Liang, Hua Wei, and Vivian Wu On January 26th, 2019, YAC Interns were invited to hold a workshop at the Berkeley Social Justice Symposium at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School. For our workshop, we decided to present our ‘Understanding Teen Dating Violence’ presentation with… Read More »YAC PRESENTS AT BERKELEY SOCIAL JUSTICE SYMPOSIUM 2019