The APISA Collaborative and Network will provide input to OUSD and build the web of organizations and individuals lifting up API students. The Collaborative will give feedback, stay up-to-date on OUSD happenings, and collaborate to improve outcomes and achievement.


    Our community partners include:

    • AYPAL: Building API Community Power
    • IWAY: Improving Wellness for Asian Youth
    • Lincoln Recreation Center
    • Youth Together
    • Oakland Oceania Collaborative
    • IKUNA
    • American Association of Yemeni Students & Professionals
    • Arab Resource & Organizing Center
    • Arab Film and Media Institute
    • California State University East Bay
    • Lao Family Community Development
    • EBAYC
    • Vietnamese American Community Center East Bay
    • Southeast Asian Resource Action Center
    • Southeast Asians RISE
    • QTAAYS Film Program
    • Asian Health Services 
    • The Spot Youth Center
    • Banteay Srei
    • BABY: Bay Area Bhutanese Youth
    • Asian Law Caucus
    • East Bay College Fund
    • Oakland Promise
    • UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies & Asian Pacific American Student Development


    Our OUSD partners include:

    • KDOL Youth Beat
    • Cleveland Elementary School
    • Bella Vista Elementary School
    • Lincoln Elementary School
    • Roosevelt Middle School
    • Edna Brewer Middle School
    • Westlake Middle School
    • Montera Middle School
    • Oakland High School & Wellness Center
    • Skyline High School
    • Fremont High School
    • Castlemont High School
    • Oakland International High School
    • Life Academy
    • OUSD Linked Learning
    • OUSD History Department
    • OUSD Restorative Justice
    • OUSD Behavioral Health
    • OUSD Family & Student Engagement
    • OUSD Translation Services
    • OUSD Research, Assessment & Data Department
    • OUSD English Language Learner and Multilingual Achievement
    • OUSD Afterschool Programs
    • OUSD Talent Division
    • Sanctuary Schools Taskforce
    • Racial Justice, Implicit Bias & Culturally Responsive Practices Taskforces
    • APISA Youth Interns & College Fellows


    Please contact Lailan Huen at lailan.huen@ousd.org if you are interested in serving on the Advisory Collaborative, being a part of the APISA Network, and or if you work with one of the following populations:

    • Southeast Asian
    • Pacific Islander
    • Southwest Asian / Middle Eastern
    • Refugee, Newcomer & English Language Learners 
    • API Students Struggling with Mental & Social Health



    Our Shared Values:


    Cooperation & Generosity


    Unity & Solidarity


    Resiliency & Warrior Spirit


    Unconditional Love & Holding Space


    Intergenerational Connection


    Empowerment & Opportunity


    Civic Engagement & Responsibility


    Talk Story & Cultural Sharing


    Collaborative Members

    Collaborative members generate shared values at our inaugural gathering in October 2017.


    Arab, Asian & Pacific Islander Student Achievement
    Frick Middle School
    2845 64th Ave - Music Building

    Oakland, CA 94605







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    Arab Asian Pacific Islander Student Achievement is a targeted initiative of the Oakland Unified School District's Office of Equity.
    To learn more about the Office of Equity and other targeted initiatives, visit www.ousd.org/equity.