Category: Leadership Development

2018 Summer Organizing Program – Now Accepting Applications!

Do you want to work with queer, transgender, and gender nonconforming API people and communities? Do you have a commitment to social justice? Are you ready to  transform, learn concrete community organizing skills, and work to build movements for change? The application for APIENC’s (API Equality – Northern California) Summer Organizer Program is now open!

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Physical, Emotional, and Material: Reflections on Community and Care

APIENC’s summer internship is transformative and revolutionary. Never before have I been given so much time, space, and intentional care to focus on my own self-growth and process. I have learned that actively creating the world we want to see requires constant self-reflection and reevaluation, to ensure that our path towards liberation makes sense for

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Apply to POP: People Over Pride Training Camp!

POP: People Over Pride is a national training camp for LGBTQ API youth. A partnership between APIENC and the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA), POP is an opportunity for young LGBTQ API leaders and activists from around the country. Our goal is to create space for LGBTQ API youth activists to build relationships, deepen

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2017 Summer Internship Application Now Open!

Do you want to work with LGBTQ API communities? Do you have a commitment to social justice? Do you want to learn concrete community organizing skills and work to build movements for change? The application for API Equality – Northern California’s Summer Internship 2017 is now open! Applications are due March 3rd, 2017! ABOUT OUR

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Reflecting on Our First Spring Leadership Exchange

During the summer of 2015, we piloted a 5-week long series of trainings called the API Queer Justice Leadership Exchange (APIQJLEX). Participants came together for a few hours each week to learn skills, build relationships, and reflect deeply on the queer and trans API community. A core part of our work is leadership development because a

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A Hello from our Springterns!

Dear Community, This is Nancy and Christine. We were ~winterns~ from Brown University and we worked on the Dragon Fruit Project for two weeks this past winter break, specifically writing short-form narratives for some of the people who were interviewed in preparation for the Dragon Fruit Digital Portal launch. Even though we worked with APIENC

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