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Why I’m proud to support APEN’s community visioning

Why I’m proud to support APEN’s community visioning

I was incredibly impressed when earlier this year, APEN staff let us know their summer plans. Instead of getting caught up in the never-ending cycle of urgency, they wanted to listen and co-create with APEN’s membership through a series of community visioning workshops to plan for the next 15 years of APEN’s grassroots organizing.

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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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  • 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

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