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Celebrate JAMS with the East Portland Arts + Literary Festival

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by Candace Kita Cultural Work & Development Coordinator What would it look like to dedicate a day to our stories of moving, migrating, longing, and belonging?Amid these times of endless change, APANO’s first-ever East Portland Arts & Literary Festival — a full day creative festival on Saturday, September 23 at the Jade/APANO Multicultural Space (JAMS) — seeks […]

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Roots to Rise Building Momentum, On Track

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by Duncan Hwang APANO Associate Director As we near the midpoint of our Roots to Rise campaign, we’re happy to report that we are on track to reach our $2 million goal to bring a vibrant community space to the Jade District! Building on our kickoff Indiegogo campaign, which raised $26,000 from 441 backers in […]

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Help name the ROSE/APANO building!

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Years of multilingual organizing prioritized redeveloping the old furniture store site for the community into an intergenerational, multicultural space that would provide a bulwark against gentrification. We are making this vision a reality through our continued outreach and fundraising efforts. As you may already know, the four story building will be owned by ROSE Community Development […]

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Thank You for backing our Indiegogo campaign

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We made a big splash with our campaign kickoff last month, garnering 441 total Indiegogo backers for our Indiegogo campaign! In one month we raised over the $25,000 community campaign goal – pushing us past our finish line with hours to spare. While we continue fundraising for this $2 million project, we would like to publicly […]