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
Posted by Kathy Liang, Vivian Wu, Emily Liang, and Eujean Do On January 5th, 2019, the Youth Advisory Council celebrated the 48th annual Oshogatsu Matsuri in San Francisco’s Japantown. This year’s Oshogatsu Matsuri honored the boar. The festival brought together the community as we centered culture and tradition.… Read More »YAC CELEBRATES 48TH ANNUAL OSHOGATSU MATSURI
Posted by Alex Dionicio Rodriguez and Queenie Tu On October 11, 2018, our parent organization, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO), hosted its 43rd annual gala at the San Francisco Design Center. The gala was attended by influential community members,… Read More »YAC SPEAK AT APILO’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!
Posted by Amber Chang and Kathy Liang The members of the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) were invited to participate in Youth Together’s listening circle held at Eastside Arts Alliance as part of their Listening Campaign. Youth Together is a group… Read More »YAC PARTICIPATES IN YOUTH TOGETHER’S LISTENING CAMPAIGN
Posted by Amber Chang and Jocelyn Gao Every year, thousands of people in the Bay Area gather in San Francisco’s Japantown to celebrate Japanese and Japanese American culture at the Cherry Blossom Festival. At this annual celebration, there are cultural… Read More »SILLY SPUDS AT CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
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 Amber Chang and Kathy Liang On February 10th, Team Stronger Than You Think (TSTYT) held their very first Symbiosis Summit, a youth-led summit to educate youth about healthy relationships, uplift trans and queer youth, and empower young activists.… Read More »SYMBIOSIS SUMMIT: UPLIFTING TRANS AND QUEER YOUTH
Stanford’s Listen to the Silence Conference 2018 was a wonderful learning experience. Although our audience turnout was smaller than last year, I enjoyed how engaging the audience was. It was inspiring to see that people were interested and willing to… Read More »YAC ATTENDS LISTEN TO THE SILENCE CONFERENCE 2018: IMMIGRATION NARRATIVES