Happy Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! In celebration of this month, APACEvotes volunteer, Edwin Ong, reflects on the memory of Ruth Woo.
In 1997, Asian Pacific American Coalition for Equality formed a state-wide AAPI coalition to join other communities of color, women’s organizations, and national organizations to oppose the passage of I-200, an initiative to end affirmative action in Washington State. Since then, APACE (now known as Asian and Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment) has worked to […]
Meet one of APACE’s board members! Akemi is a Japanese American woman who was born in Denver, Colorado right after World War II. She is one of the founders of the original APACE organization that was formed in 1998. Akemi’s father was a community leader, and as a result she strongly believes that giving back […]