We all deserve a healthy and clean environment where our communities can thrive.

Big news: We’re launching an organizing project in Los Angeles.

Donate today to help us launch in the South Bay region of LA in 2023.

What’s New 

2022 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report

In 2022, our communities came together and demanded justice. With your help, we won real changes for neighborhoods like ours throughout California and the world.

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Our History

For over two decades, APEN has been building the power of Asian immigrant and refugee communities on the frontlines of fighting big polluters.

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Sign up here for updates on APEN’s organizing and opportunities to get involved.

Stay Connected

Follow APEN on social media to stay up-to-date on our campaigns for environmental justice.

Support Our Work

With your support, we can build a world where all our communities can thrive.

Build power with APEN by donating today.      

Together, we are stronger than the crises that threaten us.

We need long-term volunteers who:


  • Are fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Mien, Khmu, or Lao or
  • Have professional filmmaking, photography and/or graphic design skills or
  • Are from the Oakland Chinatown or Richmond’s Southeast Asian communities

Join the Fight!

Build power and build community by volunteering for APEN’s events and campaigns.

Big news: we’re launching in Los Angeles!
Find out more about the decision here or donate to join us on this next step.