API Council in the News

The API Council is recognized for its  dedication to bettering the health and well-being of APIs.

Media Coverage

The General Chamber of Commerce Invites Lawyers to Help Small Businesses in Chinatown and the Asian Communities
Sing Tao Daily | read article

”Stop the hatred” set a record! Jinshan allocates 35 million to Asian communities
World Journal | read article

Pelosi, Asian American Community Leaders Highlight Passage Of Federal COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
CBS SF Bay Area | read article

We Must Address Rising Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans
Stupski Foundation | read blog post

Four Changes Our Communities Want to See From the Biden Administraion
Stupski Foundation | read blog post

How the pandemic threatens to destroy America’s three remaning Japantowns
NBC News | read article

S.F. Chinatown ‘may be lost forever’ Leaders plead for more financial aid from city
SF Chronicle | read article

What’s Lost in Bay Area Asian Culture When SF Eviction Moratorium Ends?
KQED | read article

Chinatown community agency Jia Yuyong increases census participation rate
Sing Tao Daily | read article

Census participation + Asian community is the lowest
Sing Tao Daily | read article

Census Jinshan participation rate is 31.5%, lowest in Bay Area-World News Network
World Journal | read article

“What Asian Americans want from San Francisco’s next mayor”
SF Examiner | read article

“Chinatown remains divided on mayoral candidates as Breed gains support”
SF Examiner | read article

“A community comes together for a neighborhood vigil San Francisco Chinatown honors Mayor Ed Lee. A legacy of hope, community activism and social justice.”
KTVU via Facebook | watch clip

“VIDEO: Candlelight vigil in Chinatown honors late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee”
KRON 4 | watch clip

“Chinatown holds candlelight vigil for Mayor Ed Lee”
SF Examiner | read article

“Ed Lee honored with vigil, memorial in San Francisco’s Chinatown”
ABC 7 News | watch clip

“Chinatown Candlelight Vigil Honors Late S.F. Mayor Ed Lee”
CBS SF Bay Area | watch clip

“花園角民眾齊集 追思故人”
Singtao | read article

“Ron Conway backs London Breed for mayor at Ed Lee’s private funeral”
SF Examiner | read article

“Lee’s Legacy: San Francisco’s first Chinese-American mayor paved the way for future generations”
SF Examiner | read article

“SF’s Pacific Islander community calls for additional resources”
SF Examiner | read article

“San Francisco API low-income residents majority groups to promote city government assistance”
KTSF26 | watch clip

Increase in API Poverty
Singtao | read article

Asian Pacific Islander Council
Sky Link TV | watch clip

“Serial Chinatown Burglar Found Guilty”
SF Weekly | read article

“AAPI Roundtable with Leader Pelosi”
World Journal | read article

“Paul Yep Appointed Central Police Station Captain”
Singtao | read article

“Paul Yep Appointed Captain of Central Police Station in Chinatown”
World Journal | read article

“Victory of API Council advocacy. API community budget projection is doubled.”
Apple Daily | read article

“Budget increased to $3M for Ping Yuen Public Housing’s safety”
Sing Tao TV | read article

“API community received an increase in budget for Ping Yuen Public Housing’s safety”
Sing Tao Daily | read article

“Mayor Ed Lee increased API community budget to improve the safety of Ping Yuen Public Housing”
World Journal | read article

“Increase funding to improve Ping Yen Public Housing’s safety”
China Press | read article

“New report highlights struggles of Asian, Pacific Islander residents in SF”
San Francisco Examiner | read article

“Funds helping to close poverty gaps in S.F.’s Asian/Pacific Islander communities, groups say”
San Francisco Examiner | read article

“San Francisco Grants $100,000 to Launch First College Prep for Filipino Immigrant Youth”
The Global Filipino | read article

Press Releases

The API Council Statement COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill | click here

The API Council Congratulates the Historic Appointment of Rob Bonta for California Attorney General | click here

The API Council Responds to Racist Remarks of SFUSD School Board Vice President Alison Colins | click here

The API Council Responds to Atlanta Gun Violence Incident | click here

API Community, The Coalition of Community Safety & Justice, with Community Youth Center as a fiscal agency, spearheads to create the Victim & Survivors Fund | click here

API Council Urges SFUSD Leadership to Prioritize a Safe Return To Schools | click here

API Council Applauds President Biden for Condemning Racism Toward Asian Americans | click here

API Council Congratulates President Biden and Vice President Harris on Inauguration Day | click here

API Council Statement in Support of Mayor London Breed’s Appointment of Carmen Chu for City Administrator | click here

Asian and Pacific Islander Council and SFUSD Unite to Oppose Racism | click here

Asian and Pacific Islander Council Receives $75,000 from AT&T to Support Grantmaking to San Francisco Small Businesses | click here

AT&T donates $75,000 to API Council for San Francisco small business grants | click here

Mayor Breed Announces Delivery of Personal Protective Equipment to Small Businesses | click here

San Francisco Complete Count Committee in partnership with OCEIA Organize Census Caravan to Reach Low Response Rate Neighborhoods | click here

Mayor London Breed and API Council urge the Asian and Pacific Islander Communities to Complete Census 2020 despite Coronavirus delays | click here

API Council Launches Covid-19 Fund | click here

API Council Engages Community with Mayoral Forum | click here

A Community Celebration of Mayor Edwin Mah Lee | click here

Statement on the Death of Mayor Edwin Lee | click here

Budget Disparity Press Conference | click here

API Council Stands Against Hate | click here

“API Council’s Meeting with San Francisco Police Chief William ‘Bill’ Scott”
Friday, March 10th, 2017 | read article

“API Council’s Statement on Donald Trump’s Election”
December 1, 2016 | read article

“API Community Leaders Recognize Yank Sing as Model Employer during API Heritage Month”
May 29, 2015 | read article

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