People are the First Defense! A Conversation with Olivia

Healthcare workers are often said to be the first defense of COVID-19, but second-generation Burmese American Registered Nurse Olivia has a varying opinion. “Nurses are the last defense, not the front lines, people are the first defense, which it’s why it’s important to take care of yourself in this time.” 

What do […]

API Womxn in Leadership Series – Hannah Kim

Hannah Kim is a beloved member of the APANO community. She identifies as a Korean-American woman, and has been busy creating since well before quarantine started.

How has COVID-19 impacted you? 

“I feel like a lot of us are grappling with a lot of things. An example being capitalism crumbling. It has […]

Courage During COVID

The experiences of our communities need to be heard now more than ever. As part of our ongoing response efforts to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are launching Courage During COVID, a series of stories of Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) in Oregon who have been significantly impacted by COVID-19 and are engaging in […]

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