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 Pacific Islander Network
    • 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.


    Asian Pacific Islander Student Achievement
    West Oakland Middle School
    991 14th Street
    Oakland, CA 94607






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    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.