API Forward Joins Oregon Rises Against Hate in Fighting AANHPI Attacks

In solidarity, we stand. Oregon Rises Against Hate Letter In Response to Attacks Against The Asian Community Members

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API Forward’s 3rd Annual Student Leadership Conference

Image 1: Conference Program PORTLAND, Ore. (January 27, 2022) – Dozens of college students discovered how to best show up as a leader in our changing times. On January 22, 2022, API Forward held its 3rd Annual Student Leadership Virtual Conference (Image 1) with a total of 37 attendees from…

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Stepping Up and Out: API Strength and Resilience

To fight against racial inequality, Forward Leadership Program scholars, a mentor and a parent shared some heart-warming messages in this video.

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Celebrating APIs Throughout History

Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, API Forward takes us on a journey, recognizing the achievements and pride of the API community in the past and present.

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Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrating the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, API Forward board members shared this video message to show our pride as API community members.

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Atlanta Mass Shooting

Atlanta Mass Shooting Our hearts are heavy at the news of the mass shooting in and near Atlanta. Many of those who lost their lives were Asian. These murders take place at a time when Asians and Pacific Islanders are targets of hate crime all across our country. We condemn the violence and urge…

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#StopAAPIHate

#StopAAPIHate API Forward is saddened and outraged over the continued attacks, bullying and harassment against Asians and Pacific Islanders across the country, including the recent spate of vandalism at Asian-owned businesses in Portland. These crimes are part of a long, racist and xenophobic…

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Our Pledge, Our Actions, Our Call to You

Racism and inequity divide us. We are united with our API community in condemning racism and the death of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, and the many other Black Americans who tragically lost their lives to racial injustice. Racism, whether intentional or implicit, is…

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