Our Stories

Read the latest news from our campaigns and programs featuring stories and insights directly from our network of community members, giving circle organizers, AAPIP members and philanthropic allies.

Remembering Mayor Ed Lee

Mon, 2017-12-18

AAPIP is shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of Mayor Ed Lee. We send our condolences to his family and the community of San Francisco. 

Year-end Message from Cora Mirikitani

Mon, 2017-12-18

Dear AAPIP Community:

With the end of 2017 fast approaching, I’ve been reflecting on what a hectic year it has been in the new political landscape, and how thankful I am for the work being undertaken by AAPIP’s national network of foundations, chapters, and giving circles.

Board Member Spotlight: Ryan Chao

Sun, 2017-12-17

Ryan Chao is Vice President for Civic Sites and Community Change, at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, where he oversees the foundation’s place-based investments. Ryan leverages his experience in housing and community development to pursue strategies that reduce disparities for low-income people and neighborhoods. 

Honey badger don’t care: Self-advocacy in the workplace

Mon, 2017-10-16

By Chao Yang, Community and Employee Engagement Specialist at Medtronic Foundation/Minnesota Council on Foundations Ron McKinley Fellow

(Disclaimer: All viewpoints presented in this blog are my own and are not reflective of the foundations I work for.)