|Official Website (http://apiq.tumblr.com)
|Location: Meeting Room D in the Student Community Center (LOCATION TENTATIVE)
|Visit our various websites for meeting and location updates!
APIQ (Asian & Pacific-Islander Queers) is a non-profit student organization at UC Davis founded in 1999. Our mission is to provide a safe, confidential space for students who identify as both API (Asian and/or Pacific-Islander) and LGBTQQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Asexual).
Many of our events are open to the community, regardless of ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, or age. We hope to enrich and educate all students in the UC Davis community who are interested in queer and API issues, whether or not they identify as API and/or queer. APIQ holds a variety of meetings and events throughout the year such as socials, discussions, and workshops where we explore important topics like identity, coming out, health, and politics. At the same time, we encourage strong bonds and friendships, and many consider APIQ as a second family.
In general, APIQ meets every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm at the Student Community Center, in Meeting Room D. The time/location is subject to change, however, so please keep an eye out for changes! Meeting information (topics, times, location), socials, events, and various updates will be posted on our Tumblr and Facebook regularly and announced through our mailing list (send an e-mail if you're interested in being added).
If you are thinking of joining APIQ, we welcome new members to every meeting, so feel free to come any time. Meetings are also open unless otherwise specified, so you do not have to identify as queer or API to attend. Please Please don’t be shy to come alone!
Our meetings are not mandatory, so come whenever you have time. The topics of our meetings vary quarter to quarter and year to year. If you have any questions or concerns regarding APIQ, please feel free to send us an email.
APIQ’s planning members collectively referred to as “APIQ CORE.”
APIQ CORE Members for 2014-2015:
- Jasmine W.
- Timmy P.
- Vicki T.
Queerstorian and Outreach Chair
- Vanessa H.
- Stephanie C.
CORE assembles at least once a week to reflect on past meetings and to organize future events. CORE meetings are open and all members are welcome to attend. If you would like to drop in, contact either a CORE member or send us an email and we’ll let you know when and where the meeting will take place.
COMING SOON: APIQ CORE Values…
Annual Event Examples
- Dodgeball in the Wellman Pit: Each year, sometimes multiple times APIQ hosts a large dodgeball game in the Wellman pit in place of a regular meeting.
- Assassins: An intense game, played outside of regular APIQ meetings, in which players must eliminate assigned targets through in an effort to eventually become the last surviving player. Do you have what it takes to be on top?
- Queer Prom: A dance party during Spring Quarter put on by APIQ Core for the LGBTQQIA community and our allies, at which we celebrate the night away!