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 Oakland Chinatown or Richmond’s Southeast Asian communities
Join the Fight!
Build power and build community by volunteering for APEN’s events and campaigns.
APEN hosts interns through several school programs* including:
- Seeding Change Fellowship
- Stanford CSWS (Stanford Students)
- MOVE: API Organizing Fellowship (Berkeley Students)
If you’re applying for an internship through one of these programs, get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*We do not take on unpaid interns who are not receiving school credit or a stipend.
Our Office Locations
Our Main Office (Downtown Oakland)
426 17th Street, Suite 500,
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 834-8920
Fax: (510) 834-8926
Taking public transit? We are located 1 block away from the 19th Street BART station, and close to AC Transit bus lines 72, 12, 6, 51A, 33, 18, NL, 14, 88, 40, 20, 1, 19, 29, 96, or the free Broadway Shuttle.
Planning to drive? There is limited metered parking nearby or park at the paid parking garage on Franklin between 17th and 19th Streets.
Accessibility: Our downtown office building has an elevator and wide enough halls and doorways for wheelchair users. Doors open manually, and a security guard on-site can assist visitors with opening doors during weekday work hours.
Our Oakland Chinatown Office
1200 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 593-2283
Taking public transit? Take AC Transit bus lines 1,14, 20, 33, 88, 19, 29, 40, 96, 801, 840, or 314. The 12th Street BART station is four blocks away.
Planning to drive? There is limited metered parking nearby or park at the paid parking garage behind our office. The entrance is on 12th Street.
Accessibility: Our Chinatown office has no steps. Bathrooms are located in the garage are also ADA accessible. Doors open manually.
Our Richmond Office
12818 San Pablo Ave,
Richmond, CA 94805
Phone: (510) 236-4616
Fax: (510) 236-4572
Taking public transit? Get off at the El Cerrito Del Norte BART station and catch the AC Transit 72 or 72R to San Pablo and McBryde. Our office is a half-block away.
Planning to drive? There’s free parking lot in front of our office and free street parking in the surrounding neighborhood.
Accessibility: Our Richmond office has limited accessibility for people who use wheelchairs. There are no steps, but the pathway in front of the office is sometimes blocked by cars and our restroom is not wheelchair accessible.
Support Our Work
With your support, we can build a world where all people have access to clean air and all our communities can thrive.
Build power with APEN by donating today.