YAC PARTICIPATES IN MOBILIZING COMMUNITIES FOR HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CONVENING: CELEBRATING CHANGE!

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 youth like myself should be able to attend the conference. This encounter made me feel[…]

UPCOMING ANNUAL YAC TALENT SHOW!!

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 teen dating violence! It’s FREE admission! All ages are welcome! Enter in raffles! Listen to[…]

COMING TOGETHER AS THE ANTI-TRAFFICKING COLLABORATIVE OF THE BAY AREA

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 discuss and spread awareness about human trafficking. Several members of API Legal Outreach’s Youth Advisory[…]

BROTHERS ON THE RISE WITH YAC

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 to empower young men to achieve success and to make society more just and equitable[…]

WANNA WIN UP TO $200? PERFORM FOR THE THAT’S NOT LOVE TALENT SHOW!

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! It’s FREE admission! All ages are welcome! Photo booth! Food! Music! For those who are[…]

SCAPEGOATING IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES IS NOT JUSTICE FOR RAPE SURVIVORS

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 rape and two counts each of first-degree sexual offense. The case attracted a lot of[…]

IS #CHINESELIVESMATTER JUSTIFIED?

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 supervisor had announced that if four passengers did not leave, the plane would not go[…]

Now recruiting acts for the 14th Annual That’s Not Love Talent Show!

The Youth Advisory Council of API Legal Outreach cordially invites you to… Do you sing, dance, play an instrument, do magic tricks, or have any other talents? Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach’s Youth Advisory Council is hosting our annual That’s Not Love Talent Show which aims to raise awareness of domestic violence and highlight talent[…]

CALIFORNIA BECOMES FIRST STATE TO REQUIRE SEXUAL CONSENT CLASS

Posted by Sharon Yuen On October 1st, 2015, California became the first state to have mandatory sexual consent lessons in high schools. California has also headed another ‘first’ when it required colleges and universities to adopt the affirmative consent policy during campus sexual assault investigations. As Republican Rocky Chavez has stated, “California must continue to[…]