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SF: Don't miss APA Vagina Monologues at the Castro Theater (Thursday Night)!

If you're in San Francisco, you're in for a treat!

The National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF) Bay Area chapter has put together a stellar cast and production of the Vagina Monologues!

This Thursday night (May 17th) you'll be able to see APA sisters, advocates, DREAMers, activists and educators shout about their vajay-jays, and share the intimate stories and secrets of women everywhere.


Winner of the Unsung Heroes Competition: Janet Liang!

We’re excited to announce that Janet Liang is the winner of our Unsung Heroes Funraising Competition! In our inaugural event we were able to raise over $1,000 for various progressive causes.


New York City Asian American Student Conference – April 21, 2012

New York City Asian American Student Conference (NYCAASC)
Saturday, April 21, 2012

America and the Tragic Suicide of Private Danny Chen

by Terry Lee
Former counselor, CCSF

Question: What Do Jeremy Lin, Vincent Chin, and Danny Chen Have In Common?


Answer: All three were called anti-Asian names by racists who didn’t like the color of their skin.


Remembering Vincent Chin: Pete Hoekstra and Being Asian in America


Nominate your AAPI Unsung Hero for 2011

With the 2012 national and congressional elections looming, there are many issues at stake.  We must continue advocating for the 99%, champion fair immigration policies, defend our civil liberties and address our warming climate.  Once again, we'd like to recognize the amazing work of Asian Pacific American progressives around the country.


Shark Fin Soup: A Chinese American Perspective on Saving Sharks

I've been volunteering my time to pass this crucial bill ever since California State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) called the shark fin ban (AB 376), “an unfair attack on Chinese culture”. I disagreed with my Senator, and I knew as a Chinese American I had to speak out.