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 Emily Liang, Vivian Wu, and Michelle Lu As a long time partner of Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO), Asian Women’s Shelter (AWS) recently invited some Youth Advisory Council (YAC) interns to volunteer and attend their… Read More »YAC MEMBERS JOINS ASIAN WOMEN’S SHELTER’S ANNUAL GALA
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!
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 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 Michelle Lu On February 7, Russian President signed a law that would decriminalize domestic abuse for first time offenders in cases where it doesn’t cause “substantial bodily harm,” along with the Russian Parliament who voted 380-3 in favor… Read More »FAILING OUR FAMILIES: RUSSIA DECRIMINALIZES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Posted by Anna Cui A morning talk show on Morocco’s state television broadcast a segment teaching people how to cover up domestic violence with makeup. The viewers reflected negatively which resulted in the TV station apologizing. The idea of covering… Read More »COVERING UP THE PROBLEM
The Youth Advisory Council stands in solidarity with Anna Nepomuceno, a Filipina immigrant and mother of two young daughters. We #RiseWithAnna in support of her daughters’ struggle for justice and safety from sexual violence.
Posted by Allison Fong Domestic violence is a major issue throughout China. Legislation for the protection of domestic violence victims has recently been proposed in the mainland. China’s criminal laws lack provisions regarding the protection of domestic violence victims… Read More »CHINA CONSIDERS FIRST LAW PROTECTING DV SURVIVORS