In February 2020, YAC presented its workshop “Breaking Stereotypes Around Love” at Fremont’s third annual Symbiosis Youth Summit for LGBTQ+ Youth. This year’s theme was “Breaking Stereotypes” – YAC discussed the media, societal, familial, and peer pressures that threaten LGBTQ+… Read More »YAC PRESENTS WORKSHOP AT SYMBIOSIS 2020
OAKLAND, CA — The Youth Advisory Council is proud to host an issues-based digital film festival for California youth, titled “Flip the Script”. With two themes and four format categories, young filmmakers and enthusiasts will have many opportunities to win… Read More »YAC is Accepting Youth Film Submissions for Flip the Script!
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!
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 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