Past Events

A Conversation with Oregon Rep. Khanh Pham

Come hear Khanh Pham, a state representative from Portland’s Jade District and the only Asian American member of the current Oregon Legislature (and fifth in state history). She’ll talk about how her campaign expectations have translated into legislative realities, her co-leadership of a task force on Afghan refugees, her own background as the daughter of Vietnam War refugees – and more.

November 29, 2021

Resources for covering AAPI issues in Oregon

Amy Wang from the Portland chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and Duncan Hwang from the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) discussed how APANO can be a resource for Oregon journalists, best practices in covering AAPI issues, and AAPI stories that need telling.

April 29, 2021


A virtual panel discussion about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the Pacific Northwest, how the vaccine is being distributed, and how the media can do a better job covering the specific needs of these communities. Alyshia Macaysa and Joannie Tang, both members of the Multnomah County's Public Health Advisory, led the discussion. AAJA Portland vice president Marty Patail moderated.

February 22, 2021