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Welcome LavNix’s New Cultural Strategy Organizer!

Dear Lavender Phoenix Community, We have exciting news: Bisma Farzansyed (they/them) has joined Lavender Phoenix as our Cultural Strategy Organizer! Bisma is an experienced organizer, a budding herbalist, and a medicine-maker. They’ve organized powerful digital campaigns and created heart-centered spaces for trans, queer, disabled folks and elders to grow. Bisma first joined LavNix at our

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Now is the time to practice care, connection, and resilience. We got this.

Dear APIENC community, When news of COVID-19 started to reach the U.S., APIENC staff and member leaders took time to figure out how we could prioritize connection, safety, and community all at once. We’ve heard concerns and fear from our people—worries about the xenophobia and extreme isolation of this moment, worries about losing reliable work,

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2020 Summer Organizer Program – Apply by March 1st!

Do you want to work with trans, gender nonconforming, and queer 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 Summer Organizer Program is now open! Applications are due March 1st,

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Sustain Our Work: For The Sake Of…

What is an APIENC monthly sustainer? An APIENC monthly sustainer is someone who gives every month to APIENC through a recurring donation – a sustainer joins our work by committing a monthly donation of $10 or more! With our current sustainer base, we are able to strengthen APIENC’s overall impact with the understanding that our

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