2016 API Equality Northern California
This year, we are proud and excited to partner with API Equality Northern California (APIENC). Founded in 2004, APIENC aims to build LGBTQ API power to amplify voices and increase visibility of their communities. Through organizing, they inspire and train leaders, establish intergenerational connections, and document and disseminate their histories.
PbP SF will work with APIENC to develop effective strategies to enhance its capacity to better serve the LGBTQ API community.
To learn more about APIENC, please visit their website: http://www.apiequalitync.org
2015 Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC)
CCDC’s mission is to build community and enhance the quality of life for San Francisco residents. It is a 38-year-old place-based community development organization serving Chinatown and other low income neighborhoods. CCDC plays the roles of neighborhood advocates, community organizers, planners, developers, and managers of affordable housing, serving over 4,000 residents annually.
CCDC currently manages more than 2,000 units of affordable at 25 sites throughout San Francisco. In addition to developing and rehabilitating affordable housing, CCDC provides culturally and linguistically appropriate support services, civic engagement and leadership development training for youth and adults, housing counseling, and policy advocacy. Chinatown Community Development Center builds and preserves neighborhood assets and sustainable communities for low income residents. It also provides ongoing support and technical assistance to tenant-based, grassroots organizations in San Francisco.
For more information visit Chinatown Community Development Center’s website at http://www.chinatowncdc.org/
2013 Kearny Street Workshop (KSW)
Founded in 1972, during the height of the Asian American cultural movement, Kearny Street Workshop (KSW) is the oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization in the country. Offering classes and workshops, salons, and student presentations, as well as professionally curated and produced exhibitions, performances, readings, and screenings, KSW makes artists out of community members and community members out of artists. For the past 43 years, KSW has nurtured creative spirit, offered an important platform for new voices to be heard, and connected artists with community. Their mission is to present, produce, and promote art that empowers Asian Pacific American artists and communities.
2011 Oakland Asian Student Education Services (OASES)
OASES was established in 1983 and empowers students from low-income households through education, mentorship, and service in order to strengthen the Oakland community. OASES has multiple programs that provide youth with opportunities not often offered at their schools including peer leadership, environmental education, diversity education, financial literacy, and the arts. All of OASES’ services are intended for students in Oakland’s Unified School District with limited resources from ethnically diverse backgrounds.
2010 APA Family Support Services (APA)
Founded in 1987, APA Family Support Services promotes healthy Asian/Pacific Islander children and families by providing family support services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. APA accomplishes this through providing prevention, early/crisis intervention, and clinical treatment services.