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.

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.)

The Search

Mon, 2017-10-16

By Wing Li, Senior Manager for Operations, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

I’ll be honest – when I entered the philanthropic sector, it was hard to see my path.

Still I Dream: A Message in Solidarity with Dreamers

Thu, 2017-09-07

AAPIP joins with many who were stunned by the announcement on Tuesday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the Trump Administration is terminating the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. Initiated by President Obama in 2012, DACA has provided shelter against deportation to some 800,000 young immigrants who were brought into the United States as children.