Austin Supports Measure 101

by Austin P., APANO member

We all deserve to be healthy, and no one should go bankrupt to get the care they need. That’s why we need Measure 101, which protects healthcare for 1 out of 4 Oregonians, including 400,000 kids, to make sure that no matter your race/ethnicity, place of origin, gender identity, or financial […]

By |2017-12-30T01:08:24+00:00December 19th, 2017|Advocacy, Elections, Featured, Health Equity, Policy|

We Made History with HB 3391!

by Kara Carmosino
Director of Programs and Strategies

Three years ago, on a blustery December day at Menucha Retreat Center, a handful of APANO members and staff were huddled over a large roll of paper with other reproductive justice leaders in Oregon. We were just beginning to discuss the statewide bill that would become the […]

Let’s Be Real—Sex-Selective Abortion Bans Are False Solutions

Over the weekend, House Republicans tried to push forward a bill banning late-term sex-selective abortions in Oregon (HB 2588), similar to bills that have passed in seven other states. HB 2588 would require a healthcare provider to refuse to provide an abortion if they think the patient is making a decision based on […]

By |2017-07-04T00:12:02+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Featured, Health Equity, News & Events, Policy|

My Reproductive Health Equity Story

by Lena Wood
APANO Member

My name is Lena Wood and I work as a certified nurse-midwife in NE Portland, Oregon. I am a Korean-American adoptee and the mother of an 18-month old who was conceived unintentionally despite using birth control during my midwifery training. I have a background in elementary education and have volunteered as a […]

By |2017-04-15T04:35:50+00:00April 17th, 2017|Capitol, Featured, Health Equity, News & Events, Policy|

April 2nd API Health Justice Forum Agenda and Workshops

Check out our Program and register for the Asian & Pacific Islander Health Justice Forum! This Saturday, April 2nd at the Collaborative Life Sciences Building (OHSU). Attendees can register on the day of. For accommodations or questions, contact or

By |2016-03-30T20:31:25+00:00March 30th, 2016|Events, Health Equity, Immigration, News & Events|
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