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Executive Director


Nikki Chan

Nikki Chan​ is a community advocate, graphic designer, and journalist from Stockton, CA. She graduated from Dominican University of California with a BA in Communication and Media Studies. As a community advocate, she uses her skills in design and journalism to help ignite and raise voices of people who are marginalized. She has helped her hometown City of Stockton in numerous health initiatives like the Healthy Beverage Ordinance, Greenlining the Hood, and issues affecting Asian American Pacific Islanders.


Program Director


Donald Donaire

Donald Donaire is a second-generation Filipinx American who was born in Daly City but grew up in Stockton. They studied Ethnic Studies at the University of California in San Diego and returned to their hometown to do youth and education work. Donald is also involved with the San Joaquin Delta College Pride Center and the Little Manila After School Program.


Digital Media Director


Choy Pangthong

Anouthinh "Choy" Pangthong is a dope community servant, visual storyteller, and social justice advocate. He believes that society can reframe how it perceives formerly incarcerated individuals and marginalized communities when viewed through his captured lens.


Communications Director


JR Arimboanga

Originally from Stockton, JR has been an educator for over a decade helping to fight for and teach the first high school Ethnic Studies courses in San Francisco and Oakland Unified. Recently, JR helped to grow Stockton Unified's Ethnic Studies program as the Teacher On Special Assignment and continues to support Ethnic Studies programs across the country. In his current role, JR hopes to bridge his passion for education, art, and community organizing to continue to empower Stockton. JR earned his Bachelor of Arts in Asian American Studies (minor in History) from San Francisco State University and a Masters in Teaching: Urban Education & Social Justice from the University of San Francisco.

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